Thimbl – A Call To Arms For The Open Web

Thimbl – A Call To Arms For The Open Web

A distributed micro-blogging platform challenges the corporate structures and data hoarding that characterize the social web as we know it.

Stephen Fortune
  • 29 november 2010

New microblogging platform Thimbl is a statement against the hidden cost of Web 2.0: that we no longer have any ownership over our data. It plans to use a computer protocol from the 1970s, part and parcel of every Internet-capable computer server, within a potential social networking site that will highlight the alternatives to the centralised data storage that typifies social web platforms today.

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