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 2018.09 released

Dear everybody in the Federation, the Fediverse and anywhere else, the Friendica team is pleased to announce the release of Friendica The Tazmans Flax-lily 2018.09. This release brings the long awaited restructuring of the item table in the database, alongside some 100 closed issues from the tracker. Please see the CHANGELOG file for the complete overview […]

Friendica 2018.12 RC available

Today we have branched off the release candidate (RC) for the upcoming 2018.12 release of Friendica The Tazmans Flax-lily. Over the last quarter of the year many issues were resolved, alongside with some enhancements and new features. Most noteworthy the initial support of ActivityPub as communication protocol between nodes in the Fediverse. For all these […]

Friendica Berlin-Hackathon 2018

Last weekend we had our Hackathon in Berlin. Thanks to the nice people of the youth-club E-LOK we could use their venue again. Enjoying the crisp November air in the garden while hacking and discussing in the warmth inside. Thanks a lot for the opportunity! Apart from enjoying the garden, what did we do? We fixed […]


ActivityPub support in Friendica

What is ActivityPub? In the last couple of weeks support for ActivityPub (AP) has landed in Friendica. For those who do not know AP–it is the attempt to provide a common protocol different projects can use to let their users and server communicate among each other. It was developed by the W3C Social Working Group and […]

Friendica Hackathon 2018

Three times we’ll wake up, be hot then it’s Friendica hackathon weekend. We are grateful that we can use the youth-club E-LOK, Laskerstraße 6-8 near Ostkreuz station in Berlin, again as venue for the Friendica hackathon in Berlin this year. Some of us will gather at Friday (that is the 16th November) afternoon at the […]