Create a private social network

Avoid the noise of social media with a fully-branded and easy to use private social network on - Web, iOS and Android.

Generate Revenue

Generate income by selling online courses, membership subscriptions, and exclusive content.

Drive Engagement

Drive more engagement than typically seen on Facebook and Instagram.

Reclaim Control

Bring your community together in a safe space that you own and control.

Host your own social network with Disciple

Twitter and Facebook may have helped to popularise social media, but when it comes to privacy, they have their limitations. If you want to have control over every aspect of a social platform, you’ll need to create a private social network of your own.

Whether you want to build a private social network for family & friends, fans, or followers, Disciple is the right choice. Closed social media platforms are a great way to establish and nurture an online community away from all the distracting noise found in public digital spaces filled with millions of users.

Disciple lets you host your own social network complete with all the features you need to help engage your users.

create a private social network

Disciple’s private social network creator is a one-stop-shop designed to help you create your community around what matters to you. We believe that every community has a unique culture and its own set of wants and needs, so we put the control back in your hands.

We simplify creating a private social network with a set of easy-to-use tools and features, so you can focus your attention on reaching, engaging and monetising your audience. We guarantee the highest levels of security and compliance to ensure your community interacts in a safe, trusted and secure environment.

Closed social media platforms offer more control than Twitter & Facebook

Closed social media platforms offer more control than Twitter & Facebook

Your own-branded private social network

Our fully-branded, platform gives you the power to launch, grow and monetise your community in the easiest way possible. Simply select the features and branding that suits your needs and in a few simple steps you'll have your own private social network.

Web, iOS & Android
Push notifications
Multiple groups
Event Calendar
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The Console

Our easy-to-use Console allows you to store and publish content, manage members and understand what makes your community tick. You control all aspects of your private social network from the Console.

Scheduled posts
Member profiles
Integrations & API
Member database
Moderation tools
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We take care of the technology, so you can focus on the success of your community


We built our public API, so you can integrate your community with existing tools.


We regularly update the platform with new features and keep an eye on App Store guidelines, so you don’t have to.


We provide a secure, GDPR compliant platform where you own and control your data.

Disciple really understands how to build engaging community platforms. My average revenue per community member is £38

Madeleine Shaw - Business Owner

Madeleine Shaw

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per month

Branding & customisation

Unlimited groups and topics


Content Library & Media Gallery

Friends & Messaging


Try free for 7 days

No credit card required

Mobile App



per month

All the features of Web

Exposure to millions of users in Apple and Google app stores

In-app purchases



Dedicated Community Success Manager

Priority customer support

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Bespoke enterprise packages are available on this tier

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*Plus VAT for customers in the UK and non-business customers in the EU

"Fantastic app platform has brought our community to life." - Action for Happiness

Disciple community apps in app stores.

Rated 4.64 out of 5. Based on 14,508 iOS and Android app reviews received between 30 June 2014 and 6 November 2018.

"Outstanding Product and Exceptional Customer Experience!" - Her Spirit

Frequently asked questions

What is a private social network?

A private social network is a space that you own and manage. You control all aspects of it from the look and feel of it, to the branding, to owning the data. Your members can connect and share information such as photos, videos and livestreams. You reach 100% of your members and never have to worry about them getting distracted by ads or irrelevant information like they would on traditional social networks. Your community, your rules!

Can I make money with my private social network?

Unlike traditional social networks, we have a range of monetisation features that allow you to monetise your community. One option is our subscription model; your members will pay a monthly or annual fee to be part of your community. Or, you can set your community up as a paid download from app stores. That means you set the price and your members pay a one-off fee to download and join your community space. Our community software comes with in-app purchases and freemium functionality, meaning you can put a paywall in front of any exclusive content or areas of your community platform. You can also use any combination of these monetisation options to make money in the ways that work for you and your private social network.

What is the price?

Our private social network creator works for communities of all shapes and sizes and is currently powering communities of 100 people and communities of 1 million people alike. Every community is unique and we want to make sure you’re not paying for features and hosting capacity that you don’t need. We’ll give you a personalised price based on your community size and feature requirements. After you complete the contact form below, you’ll have a chance to book a call with one of our Community Specialists to get your exact quote.

Will my community move with me to my new private social network?

Migrating your community to your private social network, may sound like a challenge. But here at Disciple, we help communities of all sizes migrate from social media, websites and mailing lists into their own, dedicated and highly interactive community spaces. We’ve got plenty of resources, best practices and guides to help make sure your community moves with you when you’re ready to go.

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