Diaspora the much hyped about alternative for Facebook is set to release its code on 15 September. The startup which aimed to raise a capital of $10,000 ended up making $100,000 in just 20 days, much due the Facebook making lot of changes to its privacy settings causing a revolt.
Diaspora ended up making $200,000+ on the crowd sourced fundraising site Kickstarter the most ever raised on the site. Diaspora which started as a summer project of four NYU students, have turned to become a alternative to open source networks due to the interest and support it received in the funding stages.
With time how ever the hype for the project has died out and Facebook is continuing to grow at an increased pace.
Our earlier article on this : Open Facebook Alternative, Diaspora Raised $50,000+ In Micro Funding