Ello is the anti-Facebook, and it has no problem stating that. The bare-bones, ad-free, so-minimalist-it-hurts social network was designed in response to the many controversial Facebook policies, especially the one that forces users to display their real names. It's been blowing up everywhere. Requests to join is at 27,000+ per hour, Twitter exploded with desperate requests for invites, eBay responded with an enormous black market for invites, and Ello became the fifth hottest trend on Google searches. I managed to get in. I have some invites if anyone wants them. Here's my profile: https://ello.co/redcupbooty Here are invites for proof: PM me your email you'd like to join with and i'll send you an invite code. First come first serve.