Negotiated Terms of Service Agreements

A list of free tools that have federal-compatible terms of service agreements.

⚠️ Before you decide to use one of the free digital tools below, seek the advice of your agency Terms of Service Point of Contact to be sure your agency has already signed a federal-compatible TOS, that the product supports your broader agency mission and goals, and that the TOS is legally appropriate for use by your agency.

See complete implementation guidance on the main Terms of Service page.

Federal Compatible Terms of Service

This is a list of free tools and services that have federal-compatible Terms of Service agreements.

Keep in mind that even though a tool may be on the list, your agency may not have agreed to the TOS for that tool. The federal government doesn’t endorse, sponsor or recommend the products or services on this site or consider them to be superior to any other products or services. Questions? Send an email to digitalgov@gsa.gov

Tool / Service Agreement
Amazon Appstore Amazon Appstore
Mobile app store
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AddThis AddThis
Bookmarking & sharing
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Bing Bing
Search engine
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Blackberry App World Blackberry App World
Mobile app store
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CartoDB CartoDB
Maps for the web – made easy
view gdoc
Challenge.gov Challenge.gov
Government challenge platform
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ChatWING ChatWING
Website/app chat client
view web
ClassMarker ClassMarker
Online testing & training platform
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Cyfe Cyfe
All-in-one dashboard
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Dialogue App Dialogue App
Crowdsourcing & ideation
view pdf
Disqus Disqus
Universal commenting & social discussion
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Dipity Dipity
Multimedia timelines
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Eventbrite Eventbrite
Event Management tool
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Facebook Facebook
Social networking
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Flickr Flickr
Photo sharing, now owned by SmugMug
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Flipboard Flipboard
Magazine format social network aggregation
view web
Foursquare Foursquare
Location-based software and services
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GitHub GitHub
Collaborative software development tool
view web
Google Analytics Google Analytics
Website analytics tool
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Google Blogger Google Blogger
Blogging software
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Google Feedburner Google Feedburner
RSS feed management software
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Google+ Google+
Social network with mulilingual capabilities
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Google Visualization Google Visualization
Display of multimedia, data, maps
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GovLoop GovLoop
Knowledge network
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Hackpad Hackpad
Wiki and real-time collaborative documents
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HootSuite HootSuite
Social media dashboard
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Hulu Hulu
Video streaming
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Hypothesis Hypothesis
Web peer review layer
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IdeaScale IdeaScale
Voting & feedback
view web
IFTTT IFTTT
A toolkit for using/creating recipes for powerful data integrations
view web
Instagram Instagram
Photo & video sharing service
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IntenseDebate IntenseDebate
Social commenting
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Let's Encrypt Let's Encrypt
HTTPS Certificate Authority
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LinkedIn LinkedIn
Professional networking
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MapBox MapBox
Online maps service
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Medium Medium
Publishing platform
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Mendeley Mendeley
Social networking platform
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MixedInk MixedInk
Collaborative writing
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My.ComMetrics My.ComMetrics
Tracking & benchmarking of blogs
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MySpace MySpace
Social networking
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Need to Meet Need to Meet
Scheduling app
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News Genius News Genius
Wiki & real-time collaborative documents
view web
Open Calais Open Calais
Automated metadata
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Piktochart Piktochart
Create easy-to-use inforgraphics
view pdf
Pinterest Pinterest
Online collections
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Plotly Plotly
Graph and share data
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POP POP
Prototyping on paper
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Qualtrics Qualtrics
Customer experience survey software
view web
Quora Quora
Question and answer community website
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Qzzr Qzzr
Create, embed, and share quizzes
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Screendoor Screendoor
Online forms
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Scribd Scribd
Social publishing
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Slack Slack
Team communication platform
view web
Slideshare Slideshare
Presentation sharing
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Snapchat Snapchat
Social, messaging App
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Sniply Sniply
Content sharing
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SocialOomph SocialOomph
Social media productivity tool
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SocialTwist/TAF4Free SocialTwist/TAF4Free
Bookmarking & sharing tool
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Socrata Socrata
Data hosting
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SourceForge SourceForge
Open source software development & sharing
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StackExchange StackExchange
Question and answer communities
view web
STCI/VenCorps STCI/VenCorps
Challenges, contests & prizes tool
view pdf
Storify Storify
Social media curation & publishing platform
view web
StumbleUpon StumbleUpon
Content discovery
view pdf
Survey Analytics Survey Analytics
Survey software
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Survey Monkey Survey Monkey
Survey software
view web
Thunderclap Thunderclap
Crowd-speaking platform
view web
Tint Tint
Connect and display social media feeds
view web
Trello Trello
Collaborate & organize your projects into boards
view web
TubeMogul TubeMogul
Video analytics & distribution
view pdf
Tumblr Tumblr
Blogging
view pdf
Twitter Twitter
Social networking service
view web
Vine Vine
Video sharing service, from Twitter
view web
Wikispaces Wikispaces
Collaboration
view pdf
WordPress WordPress
Content Management
view pdf
Yammer Yammer
Microblogging + team communications
view wdoc
Yelp Yelp
Crowd-sourced local reviews and social networking
view wdoc
YouTube YouTube
Video sharing
view pdf
ZeeMaps ZeeMaps
maps
view pdf

Inactive Agreements

The list of free tools and services that have stopped providing federal-compatible Terms of Service agreements.

Tool / Service
Asana Asana
Collaborative software; mobile- and web-based project management tool
Blip.tv Blip.tv
Video sharing
4Q Survey.com 4Q Survey.com
Satisfaction measurement tool
Bitly Bitly
Bookmark, organize & share
CoolIris CoolIris
Video & picture browsing. The company terminated the agreement on 01/01/15 with notice.
CrowdHall CrowdHall
Host online interactive town halls
Google Moderator Google Moderator
(Has been retired) Social commenting & discussion.
Google Webmaster Tools Google Webmaster Tools
Analytics and search engine optimization — Google Webmaster Tools has decided not to sign up any new agencies but will honor existing agreements.
Mandrill Mandrill
Transactional email service, by MailChimp, now an add-on for paid monthly MailChimp accounts.
MeetUp Everywhere MeetUp Everywhere
Social networking platform
Ustream.tv Ustream.tv
Video broadcasting platform. No longer a free service. Contact Ustream to discuss amendments for their Pro and Enterprise plans.
User Voice User Voice
Voting, customer & constituent feedback. No longer offers a “free” civic engagement option.

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