Control your own social network

GNU social is the largest decentralized social network on the web.

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GNU social is web software you can use to run your own social network, either privately or publicly.

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Get started

  1. Pick a web host. We recommend BigV, but any GNU/Linux or *BSD host with modern PHP and MySQL/MariaDB is fine.
  2. Download the code &mdahs; we recommend using Git, but you can download a zip archive if you prefer.
  3. Follow the installation wizard and you'll be up and running in 15-minutes.