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[Libravatar](https://www.libravatar.org) (*"Libre Avatar"*) is a free service
and an open specification for hosting profile images tied to email or OpenID
addresses.

In order to have your photo displayed next to your posts and comments on sites which support
Libravatar you can either create an account with us or run your own node
of the federated avatar network.

* What is Libravatar?
* Features

# Technology

Inspired by the elegant solution pioneered by [Gravatar](http://www.gravatar.com),
Libravatar takes a federated approach to the problem and allows domain owners to
specify the server that should host images for their organisation.

* API documentation
* Libraries and plugins
* Server software

# Community

Because it is entirely powerered by [Free and Open Source
Software](http://www.gnu.org/licenses/agpl.html), you are more than
welcome to join the project and run your own instance.

* Ways to contribute
* Getting in touch with us

# Freedom

We value your privacy and freedom which is why we are committed to delivering our service using a freedom-respecting infrastructure.

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