diaspora /dī-ˈas-p(ə-)rə, dē-/
origin: Greek, διασπορά – “a scattering [of seeds]”
1. the privacy aware, personally controlled, do-it-all distributed open source social network
Besides the info you include about yourself that can be made public, I am huge supporter of something like this, because being an internet marketer, I don’t believe the average person knows how much their info is hoared out to advertisers online. Ever notice how the ads that pop up in your free email account or on facebook revolve around your interests, age, location, and even keywords in your emails or status updates. It’s because every bit of info you have online is targeted and your movements through this world of advertising are always tracked. The openness of the internet may be coming to a crossroads and the idea of my internet social presence being entirely controlled by me is sounding better and better. Check this idea out. Video Below.