With StatusNet, you can create your own Twitter — for free

Calling it the “WordPress of micro-blogging,” TechCrunch reported Tuesday that StatusNet, which is free, open-source software that allows anyone to build a Twitter-like platform, is now available for the public. The current version is free; StatusNet plans to offer a paid, premium version, too. “CEO Evan Prodromou describes the various ways StatusNet can be used … as the basis for an online community ( ning.com for microblogging); for enterprise (Open Source Yammer), or for a single u…

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