Is anyone doing a #federated #OpenSource alternative to Meetup.com?
It's useful for local events, but very expensive for organisers ($15 a month for a basic events page). People pay purely because others use it, an open alternative would be 👍
Meetup's "network effect" might be overcome because it isn't a global network (e.g. someone in London is only going to care about meetups in London).
Also, an open alternative would be perfect fit for #federation, each community having its own instance.
@switchingsocial https://gettogether.community/It's new, but self-hostable, and they're planning to use #ActivityPub
@switchingsocial Upcoming.org is another events site using a free code engine, I don't know if they have any interest in federation (yet)
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