Alternative products to Discourse 2.0

12 alternative and related products to Discourse 2.0

Discourse 2.0
Civilized discussion for your community, redesigned ✨

Discourse 2.0 is a major update to the 100% open source discussion platform built for the next decade of the Internet.

What's new:

📊 A fully redesigned admin dashboard

🔍 Improved advanced search

🔒 Two Factor Authentication

🇪🇺 GDPR Enhancements

and more!

12 Alternatives to Discourse 2.0

Spectrum is a new platform for you to join, start and build online communities.

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Chakib Tsouli
Chakib Tsouli- Product Designer
I used this quite a few times, and I think it ticks all the boxes.
Dominik Serafin
Dominik Serafin- Trying to get out of the bubble.
Something like Doist Twist but for open communities. Pretty awesome.
Yashu Mittal
Yashu Mittal- Founder & CEO, CodeCarrot
A community is not just a place for talking with other people, we need a place where conversation can be organized and can we easily accessed for all communities.
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Spectrum
Yay! Congrats Brian, Max, and Bryn! You are awesome, and inspiring, I mean very inspiring. Open sourced your codebase, kept the team super small, engaged with the community very much and more!
Mxstbr
Seven months ago I quietly started working on a new project: not an open source or side project, but a product and a company. It's called Spectrum. Spectrum is a new platform for you to join, start and build online communities.
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GraphJS is an open source set of “stickers” that enables social capabilities on any web page. It makes it easy decorating your site with social features like:

* a powerful authentication infrastructure,

* forum,

* profiles,

* groups

* messaging

* ratings, comments

and more, as easy as adding an HTML tag such as:

<graphjs-forum></graphjs-forum>

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Medium
Connecting people around shared interests, passions and goals, and helping them solve problems and discover new horizons, is a hard yet noble problem. It should be the ultimate goal of the social web. It's certainly our goal at Grou.ps. And today we're releasing GraphJS, an open source set of "stickers" that enables social capabilities on any web page.
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Create a people directory for your community 👫

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✎ Espree Devora
✎ Espree Devora- "Girl who Gets it Done" WeAreLATech.com
This is what I use for both the LA Tech community and the Women in Tech community. http://community.wearelatech.com and http://community.womenintech.fm
Marc Köhlbrugge
Marc Köhlbrugge- Founder of BetaList
I just launched this today and saw your question pop up so I figured I'd share it. Faces is a way to give your _existing_ community an online home. It's not mean for building a community from scratch, but it serves as a nice overview of who's who for example a meetup groups and the like. It strengthens your community by enabling members to easily find each … See more
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Track views, moderate comments, and check visibility.

Blog compass is an app that helps bloggers manage their site and find topics to write about. Blog Compass suggests trending topics based on your interests and posting history. You can track site stats, approve comments, and read tips for how to make your blog more successful all in one place. The app is compatible with WordPress and Blogger blogs.

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Ghost Rider
Ghost Rider- Tech Enthusiast
It can help with your own blog)
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Official Google India Blog
Starting and running a blog can be a challenge even for the most experienced writers. There's a lot to do - tracking visitor information, engaging readers, monitoring Search engine presence, not to mention finding new topics to write about. Bloggers use multiple services for these tasks, many of which don't work well together.
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Discover tech product makers 🛠️ and solopreneurs near you 🗺️

Hey Hunters! I made this new thing called Levelsmap. I created it because I was deeply inspired by @levelsio when I saw him talk at a nomad conference in 2015. If I can help my fellow product hunters and more product makers like myself connect with each other, so much the better. Hope that helps!!

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Scalable global events community around your brand

Bevy is an enterprise community events platform used to scale in-person events and experiences. Created by the founders of Startup Grind, Bevy helps companies manage their C2C (customer to customer) marketing programs and get face to face with customers and potential customers. Clients include Atlassian, Duolingo, Docker, Evernote, and Fiverr.

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VentureBeat
Bevy has raised $6.4 million for its enterprise community event platform. The company is helping pioneer a new trend dubbed "customer to customer marketing" that involves prospective and current customers talking to each other. The investment came from Upfront Ventures, author Steve Blank, Qualtrics cofounders Ryan and Jared Smith, and Pluralsight CEO Aaron … See more
TechCrunch
The founders of entrepreneurial community Startup Grind have a startup of their own - Bevy, which announced today that it has raised $6.4 million in Series A funding. The funding comes from Upfront Ventures, author Steve Blank, Qualtrics founders Ryan Smith and Jared Smith, and Pluralsight CEO Aaron Skonnard.
8 Alternatives to Bevy

Valve's chat platform now on iOS

Take your Steam friends, groups, and conversations with you wherever you go.
The Steam Chat app includes many key features of the desktop Steam client chat, including:

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TechCrunch
A little under a year ago, Valve released a big overhaul for the chat features built into its Steam game store/launcher. Focusing on modern day chat conveniences like better group chats and embedded media (GIFs!), some saw it as a move to hopefully keep a few more users from heading for Disc...
The Verge
But no voice chat just yet Valve has released a new standalone mobile app incorporating many of the chat features of its desktop client, which underwent a major refresh last year in an attempt to compete with Discord. The new mobile app, which is available for iOS and Android, includes rich chat features, group chats, customizable notifications, and more.
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4 Alternatives to ‎Steam Chat iOS
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