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 among others. StatusNet, Inc. develops StatusNet and provides the software-as-a-service platform.


News on StatusNet

Is Montreal set to become the El Dorado of Open Source?
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
'Enterprise software is sexy again'—Montréal's StatusNet raises new round worth more than $2 million
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
Montreal's StatusNet and Motorola collab on social messing network, MotMot
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 Raising Social Capital and Paying Customers
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
Montreal's microblogging StatusNet raises $875K
TechCrunch reported this morning that Montreal-based StatusNet is closing an $875K seed round today with Montreal Startup, iNovia Capital, and Fotolia co-founder Oleg Tscheltzoff. StatusNet... more

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