Running Your Own Social Network

Darius Kazemi has put together a detailed guide to the pros and cons of running your own social network (think of a mini-Facebook that’s just for your and your friends). This may seem like a silly thing to do, but given how pernicious and pervasive the big social networks like Facebook and Twitter have become — consider, for example, Facebook’s ongoing privacy issues — I certainly won’t deny that there’s a certain appeal to the idea. Via