If you are not interested in hosting your own server, you can still use Friendica. Here are some public server run by enthousiasts that you can join. We recommend these based on their health.
Keep in mind that different servers may support different features like communicating with additional networks besides Friendica. It's best to pick the one that best suits your needs.
Nice people with good intentions are welcome. :) Server and admin are located in Germany. The server is running on Friendica's develop branch.
Open server with a full range of connectors to other networks. Always the latest code, mostly stable.
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Server of Berlin friendica enthusiasts. Open to everyone.
Your data is your data alone and you should choose where it is stored and when it is shared with some third parties. Meld.de is a open Friendica server with a full range of connectors to other networks, server and admin are located in Germany. Always the latest code, mostly stable.