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Societal.co is what’s happening in the world and what people are talking about right now and is part of the Mastodon federated network. That means there is no one single entity that is in complete control. The basic idea is you join one instance Societal.co and you can subscribe to people on your instance and to people in other instances. This develops into a large network of different communities all linked together into a huge distributed network of social connections which gives you a lot of freedom over your data.

  • Welcome to a community where advertisers don’t call the shots.
  • Where your data isn’t packaged up and sold.
  • Where you – not algorithms – decide what you see.  
  • Where you actually like spending time and can freely speak  
  • Welcome to social media the way it should be.  
  • Welcome to Societal, Social networking back in your hands.

Societal is catering to those looking for fresh, new, authentic voices.

Follow friends and discover new ones. Publish anything you want: links, pictures, text, video. All on a ethical sustainable platform that is community-owned and ad-free.

Societal Community Knowledge Base

  1. What is Societal Social Network?

  2. Setting up your profile

  3. Posting toots

  4. Using the network features

  5. Set your preferences

  6. User settings

  7. Societal Twitter Crossposter

  8. Promoting yourself and others

  9. Societal Apps

  10. What is a microblog?

  11. What is federation?

Get the Societal App On Android:

  1. Launch “Safari” app

  2. Open Societal.co

  3. Tap the share icon (the button at the center of the footer on the bottom) scroll and tap "Add to Homescreen."

  4. You'll be able to enter a name for the shortcut and then Safari will add the Gab app to your home screen.

  5. Open the Societal app from your home screen.

Using other Android and iOS Apps:

  1. Go to https://joinmastodon.org/apps

  2. Download an app on your mobile device

  3. Launch the App

  4. For the instance enter: Societal.co
  5. Now enter your usr name and password

If you need help we have more information here:

  1. Societal Blog
  2. Quick Getting Started Guide
  3. Customer Services

The following guidelines are not a legal document, and final interpretation is up to the administration of Societal; they are here to provide you with an insight into our content moderation policies:

1. The following types of content will be removed from the public timeline:

    * Excessive advertising
    * Uncurated news bots posting from third-party news sources
    * Untagged nudity, pornography and sexually explicit content, including artistic depictions
    * Untagged gore and extremely graphic violence, including artistic depictions
2. The following types of content will be removed from the public timeline, and may result in account suspension and revocation of access to the service:
    * Racism or advocation of racism
    * Sexism or advocation of sexism
    * Casteism or advocation of casteism
    * Discrimination against gender and sexual minorities, or advocation thereof
    * Xenophobic and/or violent nationalism
3. The following types of content are explicitly disallowed and will result in revocation of access to the service:
    * Sexual depictions of children
    * Content illegal in Germany and/or France, such as holocaust denial or Nazi symbolism

4. Any conduct intended to stalk or harass other users, or to impede other users from utilizing the service, or to degrade the performance of the service, or to harass other users, or to incite other users to perform any of the aforementioned actions, is also disallowed, and subject to punishment up to and including revocation of access to the service. This includes, but is not limited to, the following behaviors:

  • Continuing to engage in conversation with a user that has specifically has requested for said engagement with that user to cease and desist may be considered harassment, regardless of platform-specific privacy tools employed.
  • Aggregating, posting, and/or disseminating a person's demographic, personal, or private data without express permission (informally called doxing or dropping dox) may be considered harassment.
  • Inciting users to engage another user in continued interaction or discussion after a user has requested for said engagement with that user to cease and desist (informally called brigading or dogpiling) may be considered harassment.

These provisions notwithstanding, the administration of the service reserves the right to revoke any user's access permissions, at any time, for any reason, except as limited by law.

Origin of Societal

The use of the adjective societal to relates to a society and the network of social individuals on Societal.co including to not limited to the societal changes that come about as a result of Societal.co. People who join the Societal community make up a society, and anything connected to that group can be described as societal.
Societal Connections
Societal connections are the relationships you have with the people around you on the platform. They may be close, like family, friends, and co-workers, or more distant, like people you know casually or not.  
Online Publishing
At Societal, we believe that the future of online publishing is decentralized and open. We believe that users of social networks should be able to control their social media experience on their own terms, rather than the terms set down by Big Tech. Societal is Community is a fresh take on one of the Internet's most popular applications: social networking. Https://societal.co