Create Your Own Social Network like Facebook

Build your social network with a cloud-based, modern, and fully customizable online community platform.
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Core features to consider
when building own social network

Comparison of solutions available
for building a social network like Facebook.

SaaS Self-hosted CMS+Plugin Custom-built solution
Customizability Low to high Medium to high Medium to high High
Cost Low to medium Medium Low to medium Very high
Time to market Very low Low to medium Low to medium High
Technical expertise needed Low to medium Medium to high Medium to high Very High
Data export Available Available Available Available
Security threat Low High Very high Low

Tribe is empowering the new
generation of niche social networks

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Why Tribe is the leading platform
for building social media sites like Facebook

Hosting and technical maintenance

Since the Tribe Platform is a cloud-based solution, as a community builder you don’t have to worry about the hosting and technical details such as software maintenance, upgrades, database, etc. All you have to do is work on growing and moderating your community.

Customizable community platform

Tribe offers a fully customizable community platform that can be customized by selecting and showcasing different components of the community exactly the way you need. It can also completely adopt your brand guidelines to a pixel via CSS changes.

Activity feed

Activity feed is designed to deliver personalized content to the community members, boost engagement, and make your community sticky.


Tribe offers a free plan that supports up to 100 members and allows you to point your own custom domain. The Premium plan unlocks additional features such as SSO, allows you to use custom apps, and removes Tribe branding.

Apps and API

Tribe’s community solution has been built with a vibrant ecosystem of apps and API that work together to extend the functionality of the core platform. There are 20+ built-in integrations with leading third-party tools to automate data flow and automate the existing process.

Data ownership

Any social network powered by Tribe completely owns the data as well. As a community owner, you can always export any content or member data. Many of our clients are already performing advanced text analytics on the user-generated content.

Modern design

Social networks powered by Tribe come with a beautiful and modern design that is based on modern user behavior and familiar features of social media. It can be completely customized according to your brand guidelines -- right from logo and color combinations to intricate CSS modifications.


Tribe delivers configurable reputation management system with leaderboards, badges, and points to help you execute various gamification tactics. Also, the virtual currency system helps you influence member behavior by directly offering incentives.

Automated moderation

Tribe has powerful moderation functionality -- it allows you to blacklist list keywords and automatically puts the content with such keyword in the moderation queue. You can also define a minimum reputation score to allow members to post content. Of course, the members can always report any inappropriate content.

Integration in the buyer lifecycle

Based on the community flywheel concept, Tribe offers embeddable widgets that can be used to add different elements (e.g., discussions) of the community inside any other product or website. This helps add community touchpoints across the buyer lifecycle and improve customer experience.

#1 Social network software rated for
customizability, usability and business value

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Embeddable widgets

Deliver immersive social experience right inside your product or website with widgets. Some of the prominent examples can be enabling user engagement under the product listings and allowing members to share feedback without leaving your website or app.

Highly engaging apps

Tribe offers some of the most compelling modern apps such as incentivization system via virtual currency that can be used to get desired user action, easy user management, and powerful analytics.

It's your brand.
Fully customizable.

Tribe is a white-label platform. You can customize the platform to build any kind of community and change the design exactly based on the brand guidelines.

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