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StatusNet is a microblogging platform. A StatusNet site is a lightweight social network that helps a community, company, or group to exchange short messages, files, and data over the Web. Users can choose which people to "follow" and receive only their friends' or colleagues' status messages. It provides a service that is similar to Twitter, Yammer, SocialCast, or Chatter.


Recent releases

  •  16 Jul 2013 19:20

    Release Notes: This is a security fix release for users tracking the older 1.0.x branch. It fixes a SQL injection attack which could extract unauthorized information from the StatusNet database and in some cases cause damage to the underlying system.

    •  16 Jul 2013 19:18

      Release Notes: This is a security and bugfix release. The security fix closes a SQL injection hole which could extract unauthorized data from the user database with a carefully-crafted URL. Additional bugfixes include support for Twitter's v1.1 API, XMPP fixes, and better ActivityStreams JSON support.

      •  03 Jul 2012 20:26

        Release Notes: Along with many bugfixes, this version includes the ActivitySpam plugin to check updates against, options to hide users who've been silenced or have posted spammy updates, an experimental OfflineBackup plugin, fixes for TwitterBridge to correctly handle replies through the bridge, improvements in ActivityStreams JSON output to better match the 1.0 spec, console scripts for managing groups, a bugfix for conversation counts in conversation streams, and rights for moderators to manage spam.

        •  30 Sep 2011 19:43

          Release Notes: Private updates, including private-to-groups, private within a site, and private to followers only. Conversation mode in streams. Microapps can post different types of activities to timelines, with interaction. Events, bookmarks, Q&A, blogs, and polls. A new 3-column layout in the 'neo' theme by default. Alphabetical, searchable user and group directories. Better IM support with the addition of AIM, IRC, and MSN. Twitter-like lists. Subscription to searches. Subscription to tags. Extended profiles for private, enterprise sites. Sites are private by default. Daily email summaries. An automated upgrade script.

          •  09 Aug 2011 19:57

            Release Notes: This version includes a security fix for a cross-site scripting vulnerability discovered by the Mozilla Security team. Other changes include updated Google Analytics and reCAPTCHA code, fixes to the Bookmark, Facebook, and Twitter plugins, as well as updates to data backup/restore.


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