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This weeks' new Facebook Alternative

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Facebook has a new alternative in the shape of based in Iceland.

Vivaldi Social Media

Opera Browser co-founder Jon von Tetzchner has set up the service now that MyOpera asocial site is closing, giving users the opportunity to migrate their data such as emails and blog posts to the new site.

The, apparently wind-cooled, Servers are based in Iceland for its privacy and free speech laws. Whether that keeps users personal data from the prying eyes of the illegal surveillance state hackers is another matter.

The site, like Facebook, offers blogging, email and photo sharing. The main forums are devoted to technology – the site is aimed at geeks but let’s see how it grows. We are signing up and will let you know more.


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Guest Wednesday, 24 January 2018