Super-private social network launched to take on Facebook with support of Anonymous
A new social network, backed by members of Anonymous, hopes to take on Facebook and the other social media giants with a commitment to privacy, security and transparency about how posts are promoted.
The site, Minds.com, has the same basic options as any other social network: users send updates to their followers, who can comment or promote posts that they read. But unlike its competitors it doesnât aim to make money from gathering dataâ instead, it encrypts all messages, so that they canât be read by advertisers or by governments.
The appâs other big differentiating feature from other networks is that it rewards people for interacting with posts, by voting, commenting or uploading. Users are given points that can then be exchanged for views, meaning that the posts of active members will be more promoted by the network.
The site describes that mechanism as a ânetwork that rewards you with reachâ. As such, it is more Click here to continue reading.