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What is Pleroma?
Pleroma is a free, federated social networking server built on open protocols. It is compatible with GNU Social, Mastodon, and many other ActivityPub and OStatus implementations.
The project consists of several components: Pleroma is the server implementation, and comes bundled with PleromaFE, the default frontend. Other useful utilities are also provided, such as an ActivityPub relay.
Why use this over Mastodon?
Pleroma is more lightweight, can be implemented easily on a server and it's very customizable allowing many themes to be made.
Where do I sign up?
Just like GNU_Social and Mastodon, Pleroma is part of the fediverse, meaning that anyone can host their own instance There are many instances up for public registration such as: