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Ello CEO Paul Budnitz: "We Are Not Here to Compete With Facebook" (Q&A)

Social network Ello, which operates in Vermont, is riding the rocket ship usually reserved for Silicon Valley’s hottest consumer tech startups.

The ad-free social network, which has to be the most well-known product from the Green Mountain State since Ben and Jerry’s launched in the late ’70s, has taken the tech world by storm over the past two weeks. 1,600 more words


Google's Orkut shuts down today. Farewell to Brazil and India's former favorite network

Before there was Google+, there was Orkut. Google’s first attempt at connecting the masses (after it failed to buy Friendster in 2003) worked out about as well as its current effort: On Tuesday the search giant  244 more words

ATUALIZADO - Ello: Nova Rede Social que não possui publicidade

Você não aguenta mais procurar por um produto no google e depois aquilo aparecer infinitas vezes em algum lugar do seu feed do Facebook? Não aguenta mais as mudanças que o Mark Zuckerberg faz no Facebook que deixa a rede travando o tempo todo? 437 more words


Facebook's Real Name Policy

What name did you choose for your Facebook account? Apparently if it’s not your real name, as it is listed on your credit card, driver’s license, or student ID, you’re at risk of having your account deleted due to Facebook’s Real Name Policy. 308 more words

Social Network Nextdoor's Ideal New Users: Cops and Firefighters

Nextdoor, the social network for neighborhoods, is calling the cops — and asking them to create online profiles.

The social network, which groups its users by neighborhood using geographic boundaries, added a new automatic sign-up tool Tuesday specifically for public agencies, including fire departments, police departments and local governments. 306 more words


Ello - the mysterious, invite-only social network and why it won't work

You may have seen some tweets or status updates about ‘Ello‘, the new social network and ‘Facebook killer’. You may have even seen some people begging for an invitation to join. 379 more words

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