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insoshi/insoshi

2.67
An open source social networking platform in Ruby on Rails
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1,584
Forks
577
Watchers
72

bborn/communityengine

1.73
Adds basic social networking capabilities to your existing application, including users, blogs, photos, clippings, favorites, and more.
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Stars
1,155
Forks
346
Watchers
54

social_stream

0.86
Social Stream is a Ruby on Rails engine for building social network websites. It supports contacts, posts, file uploads, private messages and much more.
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Downloads
280,586
Stars
1,116
Forks
306
Watchers
105

stevenbristol/lovd-by-less

0.66
Open Source Social Network written in Ruby on Rail by Less Everything
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Stars
555
Forks
110
Watchers
21

omnicontacts

0.55
A generalized Rack middleware for importing contacts from major email providers.
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Downloads
256,211
Stars
470
Forks
234
Watchers
25

acts_as_follower

0.52
acts_as_follower is a Rubygem to allow any model to follow any other model. This is accomplished through a double polymorphic relationship on the Follow model. There is also built in support for blocking/un-blocking follow records. Main uses would be for Users to follow other Users or for Users to follow Books, etc… (Basically, to develop the type of follow system that GitHub has)
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Downloads
275,521
Stars
759
Forks
155
Watchers
36

socialization

0.42
Socialization allows any model to Follow and/or Like any other model. This is accomplished through a double polymorphic relationship on the Follow and Like models. But you don't need to know that since all the complexity is hidden from you.
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Downloads
173,143
Stars
638
Forks
127
Watchers
28

timothyf/enginey

0.26
EngineY is an easy to use social network framework and portal implemented in Ruby on Rails that is easy to customize and deploy as your own powerful social media site or other portal type site. Empower users with their own blogs. Enhance collaboration with forums, groups and events. Let your users post Twitter-like status messages. Track all the activity on your site with a live activity stream. Build a custom client to access all of your social data using EngineY's RESTful API. Also includes integration with Facebook Connect to allow users to login with Facebook credentials. Recent additions include support for Themes, and Content Management. For project updates and information, follow the project on Twitter @engineyfw
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Stars
186
Forks
50
Watchers
16

leaderboard

0.24
Leaderboards backed by Redis in Ruby
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Downloads
106,637
Stars
434
Forks
60
Watchers
35
 Releases
Total releases
35
First release
Latest release

inkwell

0.16
Inkwell provides simple way to add social networking features like comments, reblogs, favorites, following/followers, communities, categories and timelines to your Ruby on Rails application.
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Downloads
18,088
Stars
348
Forks
34
Watchers
21
 Releases
Total releases
12
First release
Latest release

likeable

0.14
Likeable allows you to make your models...well...likeable using redis.
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Downloads
23,238
Stars
341
Forks
22
Watchers
13
 Releases
Total releases
8
First release
Latest release

sjlombardo/acts_as_network

0.11
Rails plugin for cleanly modeling social networks using ActiveRecord
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Stars
106
Forks
17
Watchers
3

amico

0.05
Relationships (e.g. friendships) backed by Redis
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Downloads
35,042
Stars
113
Forks
5
Watchers
29

acts_as_friendable

0.03
ActsAsFriendable provides a Friendship model, relevent scopes, and many instance methods to quickly and easily add Social Networking functionality to your Rails application.
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Downloads
16,314
Stars
22
Forks
13
Watchers
1

parolkar/has_profile_items

0.02
A plugin to ease your effort of building profile of user, company, project, pet, group.... blah blah blah
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Stars
15
Forks
4
Watchers
2

has_many_friends

0.0
Simple Models for managing simple friendship relationships.
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Downloads
3,676
 Releases
Total releases
1
First release
Latest release