Trying to unstall the roll out of OMN

style type text css p margin bottom 0 25cm line height 120 style p style margin bottom 0cm line height 100 Building up alt grassroots media would be nice to get a reply p p style margin bottom 0cm line height 100 nbsp p p style margin bottom 0cm line height 100 Hi guys p p style margin bottom 0cm line height 100 nbsp p p style margin bottom 0cm line height 100 Good to get a reply about this project from you p p style margin bottom 0cm line height 100 nbsp p p style margin bottom 0cm line height 100 OMN is a network of Open Media Sites p p style margin bottom 0cm line height 100 nbsp p p style margin bottom 0cm line height 100 The currency value of the web is the link without linking content no matter how good it has little no value online and will likely not be seen offline p p style margin bottom 0cm line height 100 nbsp p p style margin bottom 0cm line height 100 Left wing and progressive sites DO NOT LINK and share content with each other This leads them to have little or no value outside the bubble echo chambers And we are surprised and depressed when we always loose there is nothing surprising about this but there is something depressing about it p p style margin bottom 0cm line height 100 nbsp p p style margin bottom 0cm line height 100 Why is the OMN different to all the other activist tech failed projects p p style margin bottom 0cm line height 100 The top 5 p p style margin bottom 0cm line height 100 nbsp p p style margin bottom 0cm line height 100 1 It s based on the 4opens meaning it doesn t have the buy in issue of NGO s and dotcons and can spread as wildly as the original WWW if people start to use it build it out p p style margin bottom 0cm line height 100 nbsp p p style margin bottom 0cm line height 100 2 It s KISS that is simple and standards based so open to be built out in unseen directions and open to wide creativity p p style margin bottom 0cm line height 100 nbsp p p style margin bottom 0cm line height 100 3 It s not under the control of one group and is a universal in its subject matter so can build and link many niches to link a real alternative p p style margin bottom 0cm line height 100 nbsp p p style margin bottom 0cm line height 100 4 It solidifies a morality of co operation and trust rather than fear and compation p p style margin bottom 0cm line height 100 nbsp p p style margin bottom 0cm line height 100 5 It gives the tech grassroots fashionista s something useful to do and promote at their events p p style margin bottom 0cm line height 100 nbsp p p style margin bottom 0cm line height 100 p p style margin bottom 0cm line height 100 reply p p style margin bottom 0cm line height 100 Hi Hamish p p style margin bottom 0cm line height 100 nbsp p p style margin bottom 0cm line height 100 Aren t Real Media doing this anyway linking all media groups together Afraid I m not techie enough to understand what OMN is how it s different or any of the points you ve made but I m happy to go along with what everyone else decides if it can be explained in plain English p p style margin bottom 0cm line height 100 nbsp p p style margin bottom 0cm line height 100 XXXX p p style margin bottom 0cm line height 100 p p style margin bottom 0cm line height 100 nbsp p p style margin bottom 0cm line height 100 nbsp p p style margin bottom 0cm line height 100 Hi XXXX p p style margin bottom 0cm line height 100 nbsp p p style margin bottom 0cm line height 100 We have done some user story s https github com Openmedianetwork OMN wiki user storys hope this helps get away from the tech p p style margin bottom 0cm line height 100 nbsp p p style margin bottom 0cm line height 100 This is a part list of current working roll out https github com tomspost OMN wiki your content already appears as links on all these sites as you post it p p style margin bottom 0cm line height 100 nbsp p p style margin bottom 0cm line height 100 The realmedia site project is version of the visionontv project we were fund raising and trying to build 10 years ago Fine for the silo it is but the world has moved on p p style margin bottom 0cm line height 100 nbsp p p style margin bottom 0cm line height 100 All current successful projects are networks or in the case of the dotcon social networks closed sudo networks p p style margin bottom 0cm line height 100 nbsp p p style margin bottom 0cm line height 100 Currently the OMN is the only bud of a network we have in place in the alt progressive p p style margin bottom 0cm line height 100 nbsp p p style margin bottom 0cm line height 100 What dues the OMN mean for the reelnews p p style margin bottom 0cm line height 100 nbsp p p style margin bottom 0cm line height 100 Nothing has to change in what you do if you don t want to do more p p style margin bottom 0cm line height 100 nbsp p p style margin bottom 0cm line height 100 To be part of the network you add a easy OMN sidebar section page to your existing site with the content flow you are interested in from any OMN site p p style margin bottom 0cm line height 100 nbsp p p style margin bottom 0cm line height 100 At the moment the is just the one first that covers the best of grassroots media from a UK focus so use that one http omn openworlds info 8080 p p style margin bottom 0cm line height 100 nbsp p p style margin bottom 0cm line height 100 That s it you can do more if you like but don t have to p p style margin bottom 0cm line height 100 nbsp p p style margin bottom 0cm line height 100 What this means is that your site will link and share content with other grassroots alt media sites on there sidebar section pages p p style margin bottom 0cm line height 100 nbsp p p style margin bottom 0cm line height 100 Your content as you publish it on your site will appear you do not have to do anything for this to work on many other OMN sidebars sections pages on other sites and blogs p p style margin bottom 0cm line height 100 p p style margin bottom 0cm line height 100 nbsp p p style margin bottom 0cm line height 100 XXXX p p style margin bottom 0cm line height 100 nbsp p p style margin bottom 0cm line height 100 What we are talking about is building huge distribution outside Facebook You can and should continue to use Facebook etc what the OMN dues is start to build independent and horizontal alternative that runs expands in parallel its working now p p style margin bottom 0cm line height 100 nbsp p p style margin bottom 0cm line height 100 Am more than happy to help set up the embed in your wordpress site will take 20 min p p style margin bottom 0cm line height 100 nbsp p p style margin bottom 0cm line height 100 Be the first of the 4 alt grassroots media sites to take the step p p style margin bottom 0cm line height 100 nbsp p p style margin bottom 0cm line height 100 p p style margin bottom 0cm line height 100 nbsp p p style margin bottom 0cm line height 100 Just in case you are worried about security of your site all scripting is striped from the articles and links and the embed is a standard plug in that comes from the wordpress market that 1000 s of people have been using for years with out any issues p p style margin bottom 0cm line height 100 nbsp p p style margin bottom 0cm line height 100 Its mature and safe tech that just works p p style margin bottom 0cm line height 100 nbsp p p style margin bottom 0cm line height 100 p

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