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Friends

Like Slack except P2P, offline friendly, and open source
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What is Friends?

Friends is like Slack except P2P, offline friendly and open source. We transmit data over secure channels and authenticate messages. It's made by a group of open source developers who are motivated to make a public chat platform that is easy to use but isn't centrally controlled, and where data is owned by its users.
Friends is a tool in the Group Chat & Notifications category of a tech stack.
Friends is an open source tool with 3.1K GitHub stars and 370 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Friends's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Friends?

Companies

Developers

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Why developers like Friends?

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Friends Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Friends?
Slack
Imagine all your team communication in one place, instantly searchable, available wherever you go. That’s Slack. All your messages. All your files. And everything from Twitter, Dropbox, Google Docs, Asana, Trello, GitHub and dozens of other services. All together.
HipChat
HipChat is a hosted private chat service for your company or team. Invite colleagues to share ideas and files in persistent group chat rooms. Get your team off AIM, Google Talk, and Skype — HipChat was built for business.
Microsoft Teams
See content and chat history anytime, including team chats with Skype that are visible to the whole team. Private group chats are available for smaller group conversations.
Mattermost
Mattermost is modern communication from behind your firewall.
RocketChat
Rocket.Chat is a Web Chat Server, developed in JavaScript, using the Meteor fullstack framework. It is a great solution for communities and companies wanting to privately host their own chat service or for developers looking forward to build and evolve their own chat platforms.
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Friends's Followers
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