Max Kiesler "an award-winning strategic designer and co-founderand principal of Ideacodes.com, a web consultancy in San Francisco" maintains a Most Excellent Compendium of Open Source social bookmarking, filesharing, search and social networking applications.
Open Source Social Networking Software include
Affelio "Affelio is open-source social networking software / architecture. It has following features: (1)distributed architecture (2)Internet-wide scalability, (3)Extensivity with opened Affelio API for developers, and (4)high custamizability with skins/templates."
FlightFeather: Social Networking Platform "FlightFeather's goal is "social networking for everyone". This means that anyone should have a chance to run a popular social networking site -- on minimal hardware, and without wasting bandwidth."
Hiitch: The Social Networking Platform "Hiitch is a secure and advanced desktop social networking platform. It allows you to build a focused and private network of communities for your family, friends, company and etc. It gives you total control and freedom for your social networking needs."
iSocial: Social Networking CMS "Social Networking script written in PHP and MySQL. Designed for every kind of communities - can easily create their own social networking website for free with no ads."
The Apple Orchard "The Apple Orchard is a multi-user, open source social networking web application with the ability for users to upload photos and videos, write a blog, have comments, personalise their page layout and appearance and sort multimedia by tags."
Yogurt: Social Network "This is a Social Network module for xoops CMS. You have seen Facebook, Orkut, Myspace , try Yogurt for Xoops!"
Links to All Listed OS-SN-SS and Links to the SourceForge code is available at
[ http://onlinesocialnetworks.blogspot.com/2008/05/downloadable-open-source-social.html ]
[ http://tinyurl.com/5l24mz ]
Examples of Other Open Source Social Networking Software/Sites Are Most Welcome As Comments On The _Friends_ Blog Entry (Above/Below)
A Facebook Global Group Devoted To OS-SN-SS Is Accessible From
[ http://onlinesocialnetworks.blogspot.com/2008/05/open-source-social-networking.html ]
[ http://tinyurl.com/3tyap4 ]
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