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A social news website is an Internet website that features user-posted stories. Such stories are ranked based on popularity, as voted on by other users of the site or by website administrators. Users typically comment online on the news posts and these comments may also be ranked in popularity.

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List of English and internationals Social news website

Logo: Logo of the website if available, 150px maximum, frameless image type.

Description: Make it short, create a page dedicated to the website if you have more to say.

Links: Can be multiple links and mirrors, including Tor mirrors.

Years: Since when the website exists and is it still online.

Theme: If the website is centered around a specific theme (cars, sport, video games, etc.).

Active Categories: The most used categories on the website, preferably include only one for better sorting.

Infos: Open-source.png = Free/Open Source Partially open source.png = Partially Open Source Closed source.png = Closed Source Dollar signn.png = Display advertising Tor logo1.png = Tor Support

Software: Software used on the website

Alexa Rank: Alexa Rank of the website can be retrieved with a widget.

V: Number of votes for the website.

C: Number of comments for the website.

Purge Cache of the page to refresh the number of votes and comments (can take a few hours to be completely visible).

Name Logo Description Links Years Theme Categories Infos Software Alexa Rank V C
Reddit Reddit logo.svg Reddit is an American social news aggregation, web content rating, and discussion website. 2005-present General General Closed source.pngDollar signn.png Reddit 0 0 Voat-logo.png Voat Inc is a news aggregator and social networking service where registered community members can submit content such as text posts and direct links. Registered users can then vote for these submissions. Content entries are organized by areas of interest called "subverses". 2014-present General General Closed source.png Voat 0 0
Steemit Screenshot 2020-07-29 Steemit.png A non-censored social platform where users are incentivized to contribute and curate content. The users decide what is valuable by voting, and content regarded valuable is rewarded with money. 2016-present General Crypto Open-source.pngDollar signn.png Steemit 0 0 68747470733a2f2f656e637279707465642d74626e302e677374617469632e636f6d2f696d616765733f713d74626e253341414e64394763545741354131725a5a4a755f6f466a536b556b34324473352d55446d366339484e6b77536e674d59417476635f4479626b74.jpg Uncensored free speech alternative to the extreme Reddit and Voat forums, democratically civilized by Graham's Debate Pyramid, no illegal transactions nor porn. Truth-seeking anti-corruption news are among the popular themes. 2018-present General News Open-source.png 0 0
Phuks Screenshot 2020-07-29 Phuks.png A phoxy link and discussion aggregator with snek (python3) 2016-present General General Open-source.png Phuks 0 0
Raddle Apple-touch-icon-precomposed.png Free, web-based, social link aggregator with voting and nested comments.

Tor mirror (v2)

2017-present General General Open-source.pngTor logo1.png Postmill 0 0
Lemmy Gaergetrhgztrjh(t-y.svg Lemmy is similar to sites like Reddit,, Raddle, or Hacker News: you subscribe to forums you're interested in, post links and discussions, then vote, and comment on them. Behind the scenes, it is very different; anyone can easily run a server, and all these servers are federated (think email), and connected to the same universe, called the Fediverse. 2018-present General General Open-source.png Lemmy 0 0
Hacker News Hackernews logo.png Hacker News is a social news website focusing on computer science and entrepreneurship. It is run by Paul Graham's investment fund and startup incubator, Y Combinator. In general, content that can be submitted is defined as "anything that gratifies one's intellectual curiosity." 2007-present Computer science and entrepreneurship General Closed source.png Hacker News 0 0
Lobsters Lobsters 61379.png Lobsters is a technology-focused link-aggregation site. The site is driven by Ruby on Rails with the source code being freely available for those seeking to create a site similar to Reddit or Hackernews. 2011-present General Crypto Open-source.png Lobsters 0 0
Ruqqus Screenshot 2020-08-09 Ruqqus - Awesome Online Communities, Without Censorship.png Ruqqus is an open-source platform for online communities, free of censorship and moderator abuse by design. Ruqqus is a freedom-focused, USA-based, open-source social platform. We are fair and transparent, free of artificial manipulation, and focused on supporting your human right to free speech. 2019 - present General General Open-source.png Ruqqus 0 0 Screenshot 2020-09-19 Donate - Poal Say what you want.png Poal is a link and conversation aggregator based on votes. 2018 - present General General Open-source.png Phuks 0 0