Diaspora- An open source initiative which brings social network in a secure way has open its way for alpha testing. Testing will happen only through invites which will be released every week at joindiaspora.com
A concept of ‘aspects’ has been introduced in Diaspora which are personal lists that lets you group people according to their roles that they play in your life.
Some of the other features in Diaspora that have been added are
Security has been beefed up. Lot of security patches have been fixed in Diaspora after the initial feedback.
Third Party API has been made more extensible which plays an important role in Diaspora. It’s important for users to use a wide variety of clients and platforms to share on Diaspora.