• Four Facebook Alternative Alternatives

    Four Facebook Alternative Alternatives

    Now that Diaspora, which is building an open-source distributed social network, has launched in private alpha, I figured it’d be a good idea to remind you that there are several alternatives to that particular Facebook alternative, some of which have been around longer and in more advanced stages of development. Note that there may be more initiatives that I haven’t heard of or… Read More

  • OneSocialWeb: We're Ahead Of Diaspora In The Creation Of An 'Open Facebook'

    For all the attention the Diaspora project has been getting, largely thanks to the New York Times, another alternative called OneSocialWeb has been desperately trying to raise even just a couple of eyebrows. Which is frustrating to them, they say, because the goals of both projects are perfectly aligned, while OneSocialWeb is self-reportedly much further ahead of Diaspora in many ways. So… Read More