(launched 2008) is an open source social networking and micro-blogging service. It uses the software StatusNet (licence: Affero GPLv3+).

Some advantages to use are:

  • all notices are published with Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 license
  • better view of replies (example:, click hell at twitter: [1])
  • one can forward messages also to twitter
  • FOAF (Friend of a friend) support: a machine-readable ontology describing persons, their activities and their relations to other people and objects. example: [2]
  • when you install your own StatusNet instance you have control over your data (e.g. you decide with whom to share or not, ...) + can connect with other network systems (e.g. twitter, ...) via federation
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