StatusNet (formerly Laconica) is a Free and Open Source microblogging platform. It helps people in a community, company or group to exchange short (140 character) messages over the Web. Users can choose which people to "follow" and receive only their friends' or colleagues' status messages. It provides a similar service to sites like Twitter, Jaiku, and Plurk, and runs the site Identi.ca among others. StatusNet, Inc. develops StatusNet and provides the status.net software-as-a-service platform.
News on StatusNet
Usually when a manifesto comes out of Montreal, it doesn’t mean good things. But Evan Prodromou, entrepreneur and founder of StatusNet, has penned a manifesto of sorts at NextMontreal, a... more
The Montréal-based open source microblogging service, StatusNet, has reeled in $2.3 million worth of investment, led by FirstMark Capital, which is based out of U.S. financial hub New York... more
Motorola has rolled a StatusNet-based social messaging network, MotMot, across its entire organization. StatusNet has developed a case study with Motorola to help other enterprises understand how... more
This is the third post in a series by Jordan Behan highlighting the successful marketing practices of Canadian startups. Behan is the Director of Marketing of Strutta and knows a thing or two about... more