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A Secure Scuttlebutt (SSB) community of shadow libraries: here we discuss theory and techniques on electronic books, digitization, publishing, sharing, discovery and archiving.

Learn how scuttlebutt works, it's idea is rather different than other social media.


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Joining with Manyverse

You can use an HTTP Invite to join very easily.

  • Install manyverse on your mobile device
  • (An existing member) Creates an invite in the dashboard and sends it to you as an HTTP link
  • You open the link on your mobile phone, and follow the instructions on the page
  • The SSB app will open up and you'll be connected to the room, done!

Joining with any SSB app

  • Send your SSB ID to and they'll manually add you in the room's admin dashboard
  • Wait for them to confirm that you were added
  • Paste the following invite code into your SSB app (assuming your app already supports old-style rooms):