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Switching from Facebook to the Fediverse: What’s stopping us?

Why aren’t progressive changemakers leaving Facebook for more ethical alternatives? To conclude this series on finding alternatives to corporate social media, I’ll discuss some of the challenges involved in switching to Fediverse and similar platforms, in the hopes that shedding light on such limitations will contribute to addressing them.

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Four reasons we should switch from Facebook to the Fediverse

In this post, I’ll talk about four reasons Fediverse platforms are better than Facebook, how they address corporate social media’s problematic parts, and why we encourage everyone – especially those fed up with Facebook – to seriously consider making the switch.

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Facebook is not going to change

Facebook’s problem with hate speech is nothing new. In this series of blog posts, EngageMedia’s Red Tani dissects the current social media landscape – and how and where to find alternatives to the controversial tech giants. 

Current projects

Digital Security in the Asia-Pacific

EngageMedia has and continues to be involved in various projects on digital security in the Asia-Pacific. In these initiatives, there is a strong emphasis on the use of and training on free and open-source software.

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MediaCMS Content Management System

MediaCMS is a content management system to host your own video site, as well as supporting other rich media content. MediaCMS currently supports the Engage Video platform. EngageMedia’s commitment to MediaCMS is part of our larger commitment to open source software and media freedom.

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