@funbreaker nitpicker's corner:
> -IRC(Self-hosted only/not federated)
IRC used to be federated, but the federation broke apart in the Eris incident. Basically, the protocol is very naïve and trusting of netops, allowing them to do global operations, and eris was intentionally configured to allow federation with any server - so anyone could just apply global netop commands....
@funbreaker Like seeing an agenda for my day.
@funbreaker Saving this foto later!
@funbreaker Replace WhatsApp: Telegram
@funbreaker sad to hear that. But Durov said that Telegram will stand for freedom and privacy, isn’t he?
First of all, it's a complete vendor lock in. Seriously, try to get your messages out there and you are lost.
Also it uses (theoretically) broken crypto.
Apart from that it has no real legal entity which means when they abuse your data, you can't sue them.
I hope that's enough material to read ^^
@funbreaker Great list; thank you. Replacements for Tumblr: ello
@funbreaker add Keybase.io -- replaces Dropbox + WhatsApp + Github + Slack (sort of)
Je ne connaissais ni lychee ni quitim... Y a-t-il des personnes qui ont testé les 2? Ça me parle et je vais creuser: merci
@funbreaker Do any of these have a way of making posts visible only by people on a list of trusted friends, enforced with cryptography (rather than sending the plaintext and trusting that all federations servers are honest)?
@funbreaker "replaces Instagram" maybe for people that want to share selfies. quit.im is not "For-profit businesses" and probably even talking about business email will get you banned. Lychee is more for photographers, but it's not federated, and it's not Instagram replacer. And nothing can beat amount of users (and photographers) on Instagram tbh.
@funbreaker problem with replacing whatsapp (here in the UK at least), is no one really uses anything else. So there's no real point in using an alternative messenger if no one uses it.
So this perpetual cycle continues. Such a shame, as there are some great alternatives out there.
@funbreaker great list, thanks.
I like really the idea of quit.im, but it seems incredibly slow on safari on my iPhone. Hardly loads at all. Anyone know of an app for it? Couldn’t find anything in the App Store, but it can be hard to find stuff there sometimes.
> replaces Facebook
- Hubzilla (hubzilla.org / https://medium.com/we-distribute/the-do-everything-system-an-in-depth-review-of-hubzilla-3-0-692204177d4e)
- indieweb (indieweb.org)
> replaces Instagram
- indieweb (indieweb.org)
@funbreaker or you could just not replace any of them. I’m rather over ‘social media’ while still valuing social networking. Just finishing book ‘Deep Work’ - good read.
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