6 Open Source Twitter like micro blogging systems !

the day before yesterday , I post an article called building-your-own-twitter-like-micro-blog-system-with-php-and-mysql, which I recommended some programs for you to building your own Twitter Service ! And these days , I was still working on this topic , and I think it worth for having another glimpse ;P . And this time I will show you some screenshot of them so that you can learn it better !

Notice: If there is no special claim ,  they are basically built with PHP + MySQL , which you will find it easy to find a web hostting provider ! (Have you learnt that there are dozens of Web Host Provider in this world and some of them are free to use ? )


Jisko is a Twitter-looking Program , orginally developed by two Spanish .It integrates with Twitter , which will allow you to publish your Post to Twitter ! Background Image changing function is also supported .Morever , Jisko can also Syn with your Jabber and GTalk Account so that you can Post with IM . Additional Short URL Function is also included !

However , Jisko has non DashBoard for administrators ( “Jisko is no a CMS” as officially claimed )


StatusNet is formly called Laconica . Status is powerful Microblogging system as I have written in former post . Both background image and shorten URL service is supported . And if you have OpenID and Facebook account , you can directly access to statusNet ! Jabber and Gtalk are supported as well .

If you wanna a powerful Microblogging system , It’s best I can find !


Storytlr is an open source lifestreaming and micro blogging platform. You can use it for a single user or it can act as a host for many people all from the same installation.

Storytlr support the following Web App : Delicious、Digg、Disqus、Flickr、Google Reader、Identi.ca/Laconi.ca、Last.fm favorites、Picasa、Qik、RSS Feeds、Seesmic、StumbleUpon、Tumblr、Twitpic pictures in Twitter tweets、Twitter、Vimeo、Youtube .

4.Mini Twitter

Your business needs a private twitter? You can add several twitters account and use this twitter as a buckup of all your twitter accounts, and as a private twitter for all the members of your business. Sometimes you wont show all the things you are doing


OK , less to say , it contains the following functions :

1. 140 character status updates(text)
2. Upload images updates
3. Add text update to images uploaded
4. Control panel to edit various members settings
5. Full featured email system (direct messages)
6. Follow or be followed system
7. Full control over privacy settings
8. Upload avatars for a personal touch
9. Fully customizable profile pages
10. Change background images, colors, borders and more
11. @replies system
12. Status updates counter
13. Public timelines
14. Search functionality (coming soon)
15. Twitter updates (coming soon)
16. Developer API (coming soon)


ShareTronix formly Blurt.it is the newest Micro Blogging system I found , and I have to say ShareTronix is much Web 2.0 -like ! and its function never too large nor too poor .Although it does not have so much power like others before . but I think it worth having a look !

Sharetronix Opensource is a multimedia microblogging platform. It helps people in a community, company, or group to exchange short messages over the Web.

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15 Responses to 6 Open Source Twitter like micro blogging systems !

  1. DuggTags Admin | #1

    Nice list and great blog! Im currently using the sharetronix system. Im always looking for new people to come check it out, so if you want to stop by and say “hi” please do! Id love to hear from you.


  2. Francisco Rodriguez | #2

    “Boritweeter is a Latin microblogging service that provides instant relation by short messages (called “notes”) between your friends. This is a useful and fast communication method, and it’s free!”
    Boritweeter is a Latin microblogging platform with support for mobile devices, tags, private messages, themes, avatars, mobile interfaces, customized backgrounds, a Twitter-like API, Twitter integration, and more.

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