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Cocoon is a private space for just your closest groups

The Facebook alternative you’ve been waiting for

Create a private social network for groups of friends or family members. Message, share, and talk live - all in your private Cocoon.

No ads, no influencers, no strangers. Just your closest people.

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First reactions after switching to Cocoon

“I don't want to say I'm anti social media, but I'm tired of social media. All I want to know is what my closest friends and family are up to, and that’s it.”

- Kai R.

“After having a baby, the last thing I wanted to do was post a bunch of photos on social media. A private space like Cocoon just makes sense.”

- Bryan C.

“On Cocoon, I'm with my inner circle. I'm not worried about anybody judging me. I'm not trying to be anybody else.”

- Allie A.

"Cocoon makes other platforms seem bloated and ugly. It helps us connect with each other in a way that feels authentic.”

- Sebastian E.

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How are Cocoon and Facebook Different?

Cocoon is built for one thing only: staying closely connected with a small number of people you care about deeply.

What It's For

Cocoon is for sharing privately, casual messaging, and keeping close groups tight-knit

Facebook is for staying in touch with everyone you know, discovering news, buying and selling goods, gaming, dating, and more

Business Model

Members pay Cocoon directly to use our service

Advertisers pay Facebook to serve users targeted ads

Data Privacy

Cocoon doesn't monetize your data in any shape or form

Facebook uses your data to serve you targeted ads

Time Spent Scrolling

On Cocoon, there’s no endless feed of content, and minimal notifications

The average user spends 38 minutes per day scrolling through Facebook

Photos & Memories

Cocoon automatically organizes your photos and memories into a permanent shared archive

On Facebook, photos and memories are scattered across multiple profiles and threads

Group Calls

Cocoon supports drop-in audio/video calls that make it easy to spontaneously chat with your group

Facebook requires a separate app for audio/video calls

What It's For

Cocoon is for sharing privately, casual messaging, and keeping close groups tight-knit

What It's For

Facebook is for staying in touch with everyone you know, discovering news, buying and selling goods, gaming, dating, and more

Business Model

Cocoon is paid for directly by members (one sponsor per group)

Business Model

Advertisers pay Facebook to serve users targeted ads

Data Privacy

Cocoon doesn't monetize your data in any shape or form

Data Privacy

Facebook uses your data to serve you targeted ads

Time Spent Scrolling

On Cocoon, there’s no endless feed of content, and minimal notifications

Time Spent Scrolling

The average user spends 38 minutes per day scrolling through Facebook

Photos & Memories

Cocoon automatically organizes your photos and memories into a permanent shared archive

Photos & Memories

On Facebook, photos and memories are scattered across multiple profiles and threads

Group Calls

Cocoon supports drop-in audio/video calls that make it easy to spontaneously chat with your group

Group Calls

Facebook requires a separate app for audio/video calls

Paid for by people, not advertisers

Facebook makes its money by selling ads. As you probably know, that business model results in some complicated compromises.

Cocoon is different: people pay directly for the service. After a 30-day free trial, one member of a Cocoon “sponsors” it for their entire group. This allows Cocoon to stay ad-free and never compromise your data or privacy.

Start your Cocoon today

Start fresh with a private social media alternative. Create your first Cocoon with no credit card required - if you find it valuable, sponsor it after a 30-day free trial.

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