Federated social networking toolkits for communities and individuals to design, operate and control their digital lives.

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Working towards a future where communities can assemble their own social networks like lego blocks, to cultivate safe and private spaces while being interconnected with the rest of the "fediverse" and the internet at wide on their own terms.

Configure every aspect of your Bonfire

Bonfire is made of lots of moving parts - called extensions - tied together by shared user identities and activity feeds, which can be configured in great detail so they behave and look just right for you.

Designers and developers can also "fork" extensions to further customise them or create new ones. Users can choose which ones to install and even ask the ecosystem for specific features or changes - based on their unique values, needs, and preferences.

What's more, because Bonfire builds upon ActivityPub - a federation protocol standardized by the W3C, the users of hundreds of different free software platforms hosted by thousands of different people can all interconnect with Bonfire users.

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We are activists more than we are designers or developers, so we want to partner with forward-looking communities, cooperatives, municipalities and grassroots movements to design and build tools together, and make them available for everyone to use, remix and experiment.
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