…that I can get behind.
Finally, there is a new kid on the block. And while the deck may be stacked against it, I hope it succeeds. Taking on tech behemoths such as Google and Facebook can be no easy task for a scrappy young start-up. But this service has an ace or two up its sleeve: Privacy and User Control. Imagine that, two things that both Facebook and Google Plus sorely lack.
I am speaking of MeWe by the company Sgrouples. MeWe doesn’t bill itself as a social network but as a private communications network.
The site has the full backing of Tim Berners-Lee, the inventor of the World Wide Web and director of the W3C.
“The original idea of the web was that it should be a collaborative space where you can communicate through sharing information. The power to abuse the open Internet has become so tempting both for government and big companies. MeWegives the power of the Internet back to the people with a platform built for collaboration and privacy.” Sir Tim Berners-Lee