If you are not interested in hosting your own server, you can still use Friendica. Here are some public server run by enthusiasts 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.
Server in Germany. Open to all, with fun in new
Server of Berlin friendica enthusiasts. Open to everyone.