You know jjg I know, if you are paying *anything* to such a company, you are paying too much. You can host your own whatever-you-want at home (with a bit of port forwarding usually) or by renting (for like €8/mo) and then do whatever you want.
Or try free use of https://sandstorm.io/ or many, many other options. Check out http://sdf.org/
If you aren't paying money? You are paying with your soul. You *are* the product.
Social stuff is a bit harder, but federating gnu/linux is fixing it! :-)