Elgg is open source software that combines a number of social media tools – blogging, wikis, micro-blogging, file upload and sharing, RSS feeds, social bookmarking and social networking – for personal and group use- all on one platform.

Website www.elgg.org Top 100 Tools for Personal & Professional Learning 2017  –
Cost Free. Open sources Top 100 Tools for Workplace Learning 2017  –
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Past Overall Rankings
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Comments from some of those who selected Elgg as one of their Top 10 Tools

“we have just set up our new collaboration platform using Elgg – cost effective, and I’m getting addicted to it – we are using it for networking, blogging, bookmarking” Stephanie Horden

“We started experimenting with Elgg last december. It looks very promising as a network of personal learning environments but we had some issues. We expect to continue as soon as version 1.5 comes available.” Herman Post

“blog, private communications, group forums” Pat Parslow