[FRIAM] Creating a Network Like Facebook, Only Private - NYTimes.com

Victoria Hughes victoria at toryhughes.com
Tue Jul 12 21:18:11 EDT 2011

A great example of creative action; intentional and potent.

So those who sign up have self-selected to be in a group of folks  
wanting specific things from their social networks, rather than those  
wanting- or tolerating - the wider, scattershot approach of FB etc...

Our interests are much more likely to dovetail from the start. Good  
for personal and professional reasons.

Speaking of which, what's the current opinion on length of time to get  
a G+ account once I've added my name to their list? Can someone on  
this list invite me officially, and would that give me an active  

Owen, you get a lot done. You have a strategy, an approach, that works  
well. Is it possible to define it?

On Jul 12, 2011, at 7:02 PM, Owen Densmore wrote:

> Whoa!  Here's the rest of the Kickstart story: http://goo.gl/PGkM
> They asked for 10K$.  How much did they come up with? $200K$!  Wow  
> does the world hate FB's privacy policy!
> On Tue, Jul 12, 2011 at 6:52 PM, Owen Densmore <owen at backspaces.net>  
> wrote:
> With the "diaspora" from Facebook to G+, comes this interesting story:
>        http://www.nytimes.com/2010/05/12/nyregion/12about.html
> .. basically a group of hackers built a great alternative from  
> Kickstarter.
>         -- Owen
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