Elgg has a rich feature-set that should appeal to users well beyond academia. These include blogging, a file repository (with podcasting capabilities), online profiles, and an RSS reader. Additionally, all of a user’s content can be tagged with keywords, so that they can connect with other users who have similar interests.
Writer Steve O’Hear includes our thoughts behind both Elgg and Elgg Spaces, and where we see social software going in the next few years, as well as an introduction to the service itself. Click here to read the article.