For millions of people, Facebook replaced MySpace years ago. But what comes next?
While people ponder over whether they should delete Facebook in light of the Cambridge Analytica debacle, a competition called the OpenBook Challenge wants entrants to create a successor for the beleaguered social network.
As per its website, the OpenBook Challenge claims to be "not an idea or business plan competition," but rather a contest which will fund teams based on their "ability to execute," with privacy at the forefront.
"We are looking to fund seven purpose-driven teams that want to build a billion-user social network to replace Facebook — while protecting consumer privacy," according to the competition's explainer. Read more...