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GoToSocial is a comprehensive social network server that harnesses the power of the ActivityPub federated system and integrates with the Mastodon client API. This software enables you to create and manage your own social networking platform, offering a decentralization feature that empowers you to have complete control over your online community.

GitHub - superseriousbusiness/gotosocial: Fast, fun, ActivityPub server, powered by Go.
Fast, fun, ActivityPub server, powered by Go. Contribute to superseriousbusiness/gotosocial development by creating an account on GitHub.


The key features of GoToSocial revolve around its robust integration with the ActivityPub federation and Mastodon client API. The software uses these technologies to provide a wide range of functionalities, including post sharing, user following, direct messaging, and more. It's like having your own version of Twitter or Facebook but with far greater control over content, moderation, and policies.

In addition, GoToSocial champions privacy and content control. Users can choose who sees their content thanks to its granular privacy settings. Also, administrators can set rules and moderate content according to their standards. Moreover, its compatibility with Mastodon client APIs means it supports an array of third-party applications that extend functionality even further.

With 2876 GitHub stars and the latest commit on 2023-07-31 the project looks healthy.