Ello

Ello’s spam problem

Remember Ello? I recently wrote about this social networking site's comeback. Since then, a handful of you have pinged me about its spam bot problem. Just yesterday, another person came forward to tel

Ello again…

The social networking platform splashed onto the tech scene promoting itself as an ad-free rival to Facebook. Soon millions of people (including yours truly) signed on just to see what all the fuss wa

Ello, The Ad-Free Social Network, Wants You To Know It Will Have An iPhone App Tomorrow

Remember Ello? The social network that promises to be ad-free will drop an iPhone app starting tomorrow, June 18. The announcement about the app is already on the homepage of the Ello website in big

Ello Pretends It’s Not Over With Video And Music Launch

Already-forgotten, anti-Facebook social network Ello today launched the ability to share music and video clips in its feed, but that won't matter. Here in September gone in September, Ello hoped to

Ello Raises $5.5 Million, Legally Files As Public Benefit Corp. Meaning No Ads Ever

Ello.co, the ad-free social media network which blew up last month, has nabbed $5.5 million in venture capital funding even as it plants a legal flag in the ground that the company will never make mon

Gillmor Gang: Five Card Stud

The Gillmor Gang — Robert Scoble, Doc Searls, John Taschek, Kevin Marks, Keith Teare, and Steve Gillmor. The Gang handicaps some new startups from Ray Ozzie and the Anybody But Facebook crowd. Talko

Ello, Ello? New ‘No Ads’ Social Network Ello Is Blowing Up Right Now

In March a new social network launched promising the opposite business model to Facebook - i.e. Not selling ads based on user data and instead relying on, perhaps, paid premium features to keep going.