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Ello Founder Claims US Privacy Is A 'Car Crash'

Paul Budnitz and his co-founders launched a version of Ello a year ago as a private social network for 100 of their close friends. They had become sick of sites such as Facebook, Tumblr, Instagram and Twitter and the constant stream of “sponsored” content and “suggested posts”. “Those social networks used to be fun but they became cluttered and full of ads,” Budnitz says. “I couldn’t find my friends through all these sponsored posts. It’s like us having this conversation and an ad popping up every 30 seconds or so. It feels violating, right?” 

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