Sick of Facebook invading your privacy? Well there’s a new kid on the social network scene who doesn’t want to know what colour underwear you’re wearing…unless you want them to of course. Ello promise to never sell your information on to third parties and totally get why that’s not ok, “Collecting and selling your personal data, reading your posts to your friends, and mapping your social connections for profit is both creepy and unethical. Under the guise of offering a “free” service, users pay a high price in intrusive advertising and lack of privacy.”(Ello).
The network is free to use, but is currently in the Beta testing stage so an invitation is required to use it. But check it out here because it could be the next big thing in social media and a refreshing solution to combat the row over online privacy.