12 Open Source Microblogging Software

Microblogging is a new trend on internet era. It is latest evolutions of the web  2.0 technology. One of popular microbloggingservice is Twitter. It was created in March 2006 by Jack Dorse. It become one of most popular social media and become rival of facebook. Twitter have 140 million active users as of 2012 that generating over 340 millions tweets dailyand handling over 1.6 billion search queries per day.

Many people are trying to create microblogging service like Twitter, Tumblr or Plurk. You can use some microblogging software to make twitter clone or other microblogging website. In this post we roundups the 12 open source microblogging software that can be used to build twitter clone or other your microblogging website.

Here is list of 12 Open Source Microblogging Software

1. Statusnet

Statusnet Microblogging Applications CMS

One of most popular microblogging CMS that built with PHP/MySQL. With this CMS you can built a unique community for open or closed group. Ask questions, share interesting information, read posts, and collaborate with your coworkers in real-time. It is mobile friendly so you can connect to your network using statusnet  iPhone or Android mobile applications. More Feature..

2. JaikuEngine

Jaikuengine microblogging Software

JaikuEngine is a social microblogging platform that runs on AppEngine. It was built with Python and available tor the mobile client source

3. Jisko

Jisko is a light weight open source microblogging software that builth with PHP and MYSQL. It allows you to stay in contact with the people you want.


PageCookery Microblogging Software

PageCookery is the single user version of the open source microblogging software. It based on PHP and MySQL architecture that more safety, efficiency and stability  to make microblogging website.

5. Sharetronix

Sharetronix is the one of favorite opensource microblogging software that built with PHP/MYSQL. Sharetronix enables people to exchange ideas and multimedia in real-time. Each Sharetronix user has a custom profile with detailed personal information, plus their network activity, groups, personal tags and more. More Feature..

6. P2 Microblogging WordPress Theme

P2 is a wordpress theme that transforms a standard wordpress website into microblogging website . This theme come with features like inline comments, a posting form right on the homepage, inline editing , real-time updates, and more.

7. Echowaves microblogging software

EchoWaves  is a Ruby on Rails open source microblogging software script. EchoWaves is a collaboration tool and a social network. EchoWaves is as powerful as Facebook, as simple to use as Twitter and as real-time as Meebo.

8. Gelato Tumblelog CMS

Gelato CMS tumblr Clone

Gelato is a tumblelog CMS built on AJAX, PHP and MySQL. it can be used to make tublr clone. You install Gelato CMS on your own web hosting and start tumbling. Gelato also supports themes and plugin.

9. MiniTwitter

Mini twitter microblogging software

With Minitwitter you can have a private twitter for all the members of your business. Sometimes you wont show all the things you are doing to twitter.

10. Sweetter

Sweetter is an opensource Twitter-like service that built with python. You can write whatever you want, if the crowd doesn’t like your posts, you can lose karma points.

11. TypePad Motion Microblogging software

TypePad Motion is awasome microblogging software that built with Python. It enables publishers to create communities that deepen loyalty with phyton

12. Storytlr

 Storytlr is an open source lifestreaming and microblogging software. You can easily post anything you find interesting, import your web 2.0 stuff and share your life online.

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    Jisko? It’s dead for years.

    Rob April 5, 2013 6:35 pm Reply
  • Thanks @smashfreakz for such a nice post.

    Just installed and tried Sharetronix.

    This is really awesome app.

    I am going to install it on my website.

    Please, May i know how Sharetronix business licensing goes i.e., cost, users, etc.

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