Secure Scuttlebutt is a well working and thriving social network since many years. It runs on a big append-only database that supports encrypted private messages and offline browsing of the data. It synchronizes the database via a server running on the users computer and support finding other peers via a handful of protocols.
The information in the database spreads similar to gossip between humans.
This is a lightweight client and needs a separately installed ssb-server. Follow the sailing patchfoo guide.
This client relies on Electron and is recommended for newcomers. Install theAUR package.
SSB public server
Follow this guide.