#1 Alternative - Flipmsg
You may not be familiar with Flipmsg, as it is a new platform, but it definitely offers everything that twitter offers and much more.
You can broadcast different types of messages to your audience.
Each type of message lands on a different feed for better organization.
You can send Text Messages, Updates , and Photos to your Followers/Superfans.
You should aim to build a raving fan base of not only Followers , but mainly ‘Superfans’.
Flipmsg Key Benefits:
- You can create a profile - just like in twitter, and build your audience
- Create as many profiles as you like for different purposes
- Two types of Followers - regular ‘followers’ and ‘superfans’
Super fans are followers who see themselves as bigger fans of yours than regular followers.
Notice: superfans are not available at this moment, it will be released in the next flipmsg update.
- Feeds - unlike twitter , Flipmsg has different feeds for different types of updates, for example:
Updates feed - for all types of updates
Message feed - for text message updates
Photos feed - for photo updates
- Different types of updates - you can send different types of updates to your Followers/Superfans
- Updates (Regular Posts) - your followers can see these updates in the ‘Updates’ feed.
- Text Messages - send text messages to start a conversation on any topic, your followers/superfans can interact with your message via comments.
Your followers can see Text Messages in the ‘Messages’ feed.
- Photos - you can communicate with your audience by uploading different photos, 1 photo is better than 1000 words , just like on instagram.
Unlike instagram, you can give a title to your photo to help people understand what is happening.
Your followers can see your photos in the ‘Photos’ feed.
- Friends - unlike twitter, Flipmsg has personal profiles, which allows you to build a friend list, just like in Facebook or Myspace , in addition to friends, you can build a following on your personal profile, and send them updates.
You can send text message updates to your friends or followers. Post updates, or upload photos.
Notice: Friends, personal profiles and inbox will be available in the next flipmsg update.
Start now and create your profile.
#2 Alternative - Instagram
Communicate with your followers by sharing photos from ‘your life’, or maybe some funny memes.
You can also upload short video clips on instagram.
You can’t insert any links inside your posts, only in the bio section (bio link), so you should use a bio link service.
Instagram Key Benefits:
- Ease of use - it’s really easy to use, just open an account, create your profile, upload a logo image and start building your audience.
- Visual communication - all communication on the platform is only by images and short videos.
- Branding - you can use your profile to brand yourself, you will have a unique @username
- Young Demographics - most of the users on instagram are young between the age of 18 - 32.
- Stories -stories are a collection of photos and video clips.
- Live streaming - did you know you can live stream videos on instagram?
- Good for artists, and everything visual - if you want to share your visual work, recipes, memes, fashion, movies, products, or anything visual, instagram is great for that.
#4 Alternative - GAB
Unlike twitter you have the option to create your own groups and join member groups.
You even have a marketplace, where you can buy and sell new and used items.
It has many of the features Facebook has, but twitter lacks.
GAB key Benefits:
- Supports free speech
- Create profiles and follow others
- More than 100,000 active users
- Create and join groups
- Buy and sell new and used items on the marketplace.
- Get news updates
#4 Alternative - TIKTOK
TIKTOK is the biggest video sharing app in the world right now, it helps you discover interesting video clips in topics you are interested in.
You can build your own audience, or follow others. Tiktok algorithm is an instance and it can make your content go viral like no other platform.
TIKTOK key Benefits:
- Fun and interesting clips on a daily basis
- Create your own profile and build a following
- Follow others
- Create your own short clips up to 30 seconds, and go viral
- Mobile app, works great on android and iphone devices.
#5 Alternative - Reddit
Reddit is a community website, which allows you to connect with other people around a topic.
You can join multiple communities, and get updates from all of them on a daily basis from the main feed on the homepage.
You can find a community on almost any major topic.
This is a good way to stay ahead with what's happening, unlike twitter where you follow individuals, here you are following a community and all the activity within.
You can participate in the discussion and open your own threads, and maybe find some new friends on the way.
Reddit key Benefits:
- Find a community to join in almost any topic
- Participate in the discussion
- Receive updates from multiple communities on a daily and weekly basis in the main homepage feed.
- Stay ahead with what’s happening and any news in the topics you are interested in.
- Create your own communities and invite others
- Learn new things in the topics you like.