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    Posted on Aug 13, 2012

    The Like-Twitter-But-Open Social Platform App.net Is Going To Be A Real Thing

    With 38 hours left, App.net hit its funding goal of $500,000. The idea, in a nutshell, is to create an open "social infrastructure, not a media company" — the opposite of what Twitter and Facebook have become. This, in other words. I hope it succeeds. (I put in $50, after all.) We'll see.

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