A Bit of info.● Non profit● User owned● Founded from 2010● 3.3.2012 reached more than 375,000 accounts● Independent groups owned by pods● Pods can communicate with each other● Will never sell your social life to advertisers● Allow you to register as pseudonymous in contrast to fb, twt● Each node operates a copy of Diaspora sw acting as personal web server
Awesome Quotes + One FactEben Moglen described centralized social networks "spying for free."Salzberg said "When you give up that data, youre giving it up forever... The value they give us is negligible in the scale of what they aredoing, and what we are giving up is all of our privacy."Sofaer said, "We dont need to hand our messages to a hub. WhatFacebook gives you as a user isnt all that hard to do. All the littlegames, the little walls, the little chat, arent really rare things. Thetechnology already exists"Salzberg has said that "Facebook is not what we are going after"+ Among the donors was FB CEO Mark Zuckerberg who contributedan undisclosed amount, saying "I donated. I think it is a cool idea."
GlossaryPod: Webserver runs Diaspora Software. Seed: located on pod hold your data, in the future youcan move your seed between different pods.Stream // TimeLine Aspects // Lists | Circles Reshare // Retweets
Complexity in installing a POD● Create an account on Github.com, Add owners/managers of your pod● Notify your outline.pod [at] github http: //transfixedbutnotdead.com/2009/12/03/github-and-pod● Setup services on your pod https://github. com/diaspora/diaspora/wiki/setup-services● You should know Ruby, MySQL, SQLite, Openssl, ..etc. Read these useful Notes.● Monitor your pod by linking it with Pingdom.com● Install Diaspora Software after finishing settings, Install DB, Define your protocols, And finally Run it.