If I want to build my own scalable platform where users can do typical things like post their comments and responses, like/dislike/forward posts etc., are there any opensource solutions that I can look into?

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I'd suggest taking a look at Mastodon and some of the other Fediverse solutions




As per Alternative Social Media: From Critique to Code, other options include:

  • diaspora
  • GNU social
  • Twister
  • Ello
  • Galaxy2
  • Sone
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