Many social networks exist (linkedin, facebook, flikr, dopplr, …)
Each have a few great features
People are tired of filling in they friends everytime.
You can combine their value value with Mash-up.
Get rid if the user lockin
social apps needs your friends
- open social
- netvibes uwa
Shouln’t be about political battle (facebook VS open social)
Remember IM messaging war
=> jabber/XMPP everyone can use it
Hosts files don’t scale
=> DNS open and decentralized
I can run my own email server (decentralized)
We start in a centralized world
=> easier to control
Social Networks today are centralized.
History show that technology moves to decentralization
Decentralization it’s harder but we always get there
Open data is increasingly important as services move online
Proprietary platform on the web are ice cube => they will melt in the web
The social graph is user generated content
Privacy is hard in a decentralized wolrd but possible
Your valet key for the web
Instead of giving your password to a web site like facebook to all your google account, you just give them a password to your contacts
openID to login
openID says who and describe where to find services and data
OAuth keeps me in control
How can we make this happen ?
– markup and share data
– allow to import/export data
We have the tools