Diaspora is a peer-too-peer social network where you own your data and no corporation stands between you and your friends. It’s small and mainly populated by geeks now, like Wikipedia was small and mainly populated with geeky articles when I started promoting it. Now Wikipedia is big and hardly anyone uses traditional encyclopedias. Soon Diaspora will be big and hardly anyone will use centralized social networks.
For background, here’s Wikipedia’s page on Diaspora and here’s another page explaining Diaspora and comparing it to other social networks. And another.
Email me for an invitation if you want.
I deactivated my Facebook account after they made themselves too creepy for me. For social networking I use Diaspora. In Diaspora you own your data.
Connect with me on Facebook here.
If we haven’t met, please introduce yourself so I know where you’re coming from).
I still use twitter, but I post there through Diaspora.
Find me on Twitter here.
(If we haven’t met, please introduce yourself so I know where you’re coming from).
I look forward to connecting with you.