If you like the idea of social networks, but you don't like Facebook's walled garden and sketchy privacy treatment, you may have already heard of Diaspora. It's an open-source project designed to put control back in the hands of users through a distributed social platform, and it's now available in a very early developer release. [Diaspora Developer Release]
User-Controlled Social Network Diaspora Releases Developer Code
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