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app.net

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App.net lays off all workers but isn't going out of business

The alternative and developer-friendly social network cuts all full-time staff members but plans to “continue to operate normally on an indefinite basis.”

By May 6, 2014

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App.net's push for renewals starts with free accounts

The experimental social service eagerly hopes to attract a larger audience before early backers are asked to renew their subscriptions.

By February 25, 2013

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App.net will begin paying out $20K monthly to app developers

Alternative social network plans to reward developers who build apps using its APIs based on user feedback.

By September 27, 2012

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App.net: A social network made possible by Facebook and Twitter

Newly funded App.net may be in its infancy, but it's already attracting a slew of developers vexed by increasingly restrictive policies at the big social networks.

By August 17, 2012

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App.net: 'Plumbing' for social apps, not Twitter rival (podcast)

CNET's Larry Magid talks with App.net founder Dalton Caldwell about his ambitious project to create an ad-free, open platform for the sort of third-party social apps Twitter once allowed but now discourages.

By August 15, 2012

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Correction: App.net hits $500K funding goal nearly two days early

An earlier version of this report misstated how the funds were raised. Kickstarter was not used.

By August 12, 2012

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App.net hits $500K funding goal nearly two days early

Alternative social network achieves crowd-funding goal after a last-minute push for pledges from new sponsors.

By August 12, 2012

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Meet Ello, the social network that wants to be the anti-Facebook

The website has only been available to the public for a little over a month, but it's already gaining attention among tech elite.

By September 28, 2014

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Social networking built into the Web? W3C gives it a go

The effort aims to make it easier for programmers to include social networking functions on websites and Web apps -- and for new social networks to launch.

By July 21, 2014

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LinkedIn suffers site outage due to 'DNS issue'

The business networking site's home page is replaced by a domain sales page for about an hour.

By June 19, 2013