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Friendica now has an official Docker image

After 18 months of work spearheaded by Philipp Holzer, a ready-to-use Docker image of Friendica is now published from the official Docker hub. Available for Power PC 64 bits, ARM (32 or 64 bits) and x86 (32 and 64 bits) architectures, the image can be simply pulled using the following command once Docker is installed […]


Friendica 2019.12 released

Wrapping up for the end-of-the-year? We too; and therefore we are happy to announce the release of Friendica “Dalmatian Bellflower” 2019.12. This release bundles up some bug fixes, but mostly enhancements to existing features and adds some new ones as well. For a full list of changes, please have a look at the CHANGELOG file […]



Friendica Hackathon 2019 in Berlin a Resume

Berlin, painted in November grey, coldish and rainy–perfect time for a Hackathon. Thanks to the lovely team of the youth-club E-LOK we had a venue for this weekend to get together and work on various aspects of Friendica. We thank you very, very much for the opportunity to use the studio over the weekend! So, […]


Friendica Hackathon 2019 in Berlin

As in the last years, we will have a Hackathon in Berlin to work on Friendica. The nice people of the youth-club E-LOK are kindly providing us again with the venue. Thanks a lot for this! Friendica developers will meet over the first weekend in November (Nov 2nd / 3rd) near Ostkreuz Station in Berlin […]


Friendica 2019.09 released

Friendica 2019.09 released We are proud to release the new version of Friendica ‘Dalmatian Bellflower‘ 2019.09. As usual this release contains many bug fixes (we closed some 60 issues from the list) and code enhancements alongside of some new features. Some highlights are: A Japanese translation was added to the Friendica core and some addons. […]



Friendica and Fediverse Talk in Berlin

There will be an introductory talk with discussion afterwards in the Berlin (Germany) Café Schätzchen (Dem Café für Schöne Dinge & Salonkultur) about the Fediverse as Alternative for Facebook, Instagram and nebenan.de as part of their parlour evenings. In diesem Vortrag soll es um eine Alternative gehen: Das Fediverse Dies ist ein soziales Netzwerk, welches nicht […]


Happy 9th Birthday Friendica!

9 years ago, on July 1st 2010, Mike MacGirvin committed his initial work on what would become Friendica. Since it has gone through many changes, PHP versions, maintainers, name even, but it is still alive and kicking and ready for its tenth year running. Thanks to everyone who has donated or still donate their time […]


Friendica release candidate 2019.06-rc available

Today we have branched off the release candidate (RC) for the upcoming 2019.06 release of Friendica. Since end of March, we fixed some bugs and added some interesting new features. These include: Two factor authorisation (Google authenticator compatible) was added to the login process for user accounts. Handling of re-shares was improved and the number […]