social network

NoseRub

Noserub is a protocol and reference implementation for a decentralized social network service. Its basic principle is an openness to other social network services so that information can be shared more easily without having to register and actively monitor each one.

Diaspora*

Diaspora (currently styled diaspora* and formerly styled DIASPORA*) is a nonprofit, user-owned, distributed social network that is based upon the free Diaspora software. Diaspora consists of a group of independently owned pods which interoperate to form the network. As of September 2013, there were estimated to be more than 405,000 Diaspora accounts

Grindr

Grindr, which first launched in 2009, has exploded into the largest and most popular all-male location-based social network out there. With more than 4 million guys in 192 countries around the world -- and approximately 10,000 more new users downloading the app every day -- you’ll always find a new date, buddy, or friend on Grindr. Grindr is a simple app that uses your mobile device’s location-based services to show you the guys closest to you who are also on Grindr. How much of your info they see is entirely your call.

Aka-Aki

Aka Aki is a Germany-based mobile social networking site that wants to let users discover and connect with members as they go about their days. They have two different versions of the site, a mobile version and a web version. The web version has all the standard features like profiles, friends and messaging, but, the mobile version is much different with its Bluetooth-sensing capabilities

Mobiluck

MobiLuck is one of the oldest, largest and fastest-growing mobile location-based social networks. MobiLuck allows users to find nearby friends, people and places with their mobile, sorted by distance. It lets people and businesses create their own mobile webpage for free in order to be found on the mobile web

Kune

Kune is a free/open source distributed social network focused on collaboration rather than just on communication. That is, it focuses on online real-time collaborative editing, decentralized social networking and web publishing, while focusing on workgroups rather than just on individuals. It aims to allow for the creation of online spaces for collaborative work where organizations and individuals can build projects online, coordinate common agendas, set up virtual meetings, publish on the web, and join organizations with similar interests.

Lorea

Lorea is a project to create secure social cybernetic systems, in which a network of humans will become simultaneously represented on a virtual shared world. Its aim is to create a distributed and federated nodal organization of entities with no geophysical territory, interlacing their multiple relationships through binary codes and languages.

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