Decentralization

Decentralized architecture with no central authority or ownership.

Relationships can be made across any compatible system, creating a network of Internet scale made up of smaller sites.

Seamless wall-to-wall posts and remote comments, even across different network nodes.

Privacy

Access lists for every item.

Private conversation groups — on these pages all communications are restricted to group members.

One-to-one private messaging on supported protocols.

Optionally "expire" old content after a certain period of time.

Download your personal data. It all belongs to you.

Interoperability

Built-in support for StatusNet, GNU social, Quitter, and diaspora*.

Support for email contacts and communications (two-way) via IMAP4rev1/ESMTP.

Import arbitrary websites and blogs into your social stream via RSS/Atom feeds.

Support for other services via plugins.

A personal social network

Keep in contact with people you care about.

Posts

Write your thoughts, edit them if you want. Comment, Like and Dislike posts from your contacts.

Photos

Share your holiday photos, but only with people you want.

Events

Organize the next meeting of your reading group, or let everybody know about your cool party!

Profiles

Like in real life, have a public profile and private aspects only for your closest friends. Or keep everything private!

Free software — Free protocols

Friendica is free software and use free protocols.

Stack

PHP & MySQL

Run your personal Friendica node on shared hosts.

Friendica runs on PHP with MySQL as a database. If you can run WordPress, you can run Friendica.

Plugin

Extensible

Extensible via third-party plugins and themes.

Add functionality, personalize the look and feel, connect to third-party services.


Last News

Friendica 3.5.2 released

Dear Federation, we are pleased to announce the immedeate availability of Friendica “Asparagus” 3.5.2. The main focus of the last few months’ work was spent on internal code restructuring and performance enhancements. For a full list of changes, please refer to the CHANGELOG file. The highlights are: Enhanced compatibility with MySQL 5.7+. New support for […]

From the lake side

We had a wonderful community meetup at lake Zwenkau over the last weekend. Discussing numerous things ranging from aeronautics, over politics, history and animal live in the lake, to spaceflight and the federated social networks in total and Friendca and Hubzilla in particular. Thanks to our hosts Mandy and Andreas for coordinating this event and […]

Two weeks to go to the lake side

Just a short reminder – in 2 weeks at the weekend of the 5th/6th of August, the Friendica, Red and Hubzilla community is meeting at Lake Zwenkau in the vicinity of Leipzig. You can camp at the lake side, or settle in one of Zwenkaus accommodations over the weekend. If you plan to join us, […]


New feature for the Frio theme – Sticky Aside

Fabio provided a patch for the Frio theme which does make the the left aside (widget) section sticky. This is a massive improvement in usability. Now, the user can scroll down his/her main content an if the the left aside section reaches its end, it will stay sticky while the user can scroll the main content further […]

Friendica talk at Berlin LUG

There will be an introduction talk about Friendica at the Berliner Linux User Group on Wednesday, 10. May beginning at 19h in the rooms of IN-Berlin e.V. (Lehrter Straße 53, 10557 Berlin). The lecture will give an overview about Friendica and embed it into the surrounding projects of the Fediverse and Federation. The presentation will be […]