2### A privacy-aware, distributed, open source social network
4**master:** [![Build Status master](https://secure.travis-ci.org/diaspora/diaspora.png?branch=master)](http://travis-ci.org/diaspora/diaspora)
5**stable:** [![Build Status stable](https://secure.travis-ci.org/diaspora/diaspora.png?branch=stable)](http://travis-ci.org/diaspora/diaspora) |
6**develop:** [![Build Status develop](https://secure.travis-ci.org/diaspora/diaspora.png?branch=develop)](http://travis-ci.org/diaspora/diaspora) |
10[Project site](https://diasporafoundation.org) |
14[Mailing lists](https://wiki.diasporafoundation.org/How_We_Communicate#Mailing_Lists) |
21You don't have to install diaspora* to use the network. There are many servers connected to diaspora*s network which are open to anyone, and you can create an account on one of these servers. Have a look at our [tips for finding a home](https://wiki.diasporafoundation.org/Choosing_a_pod), or you can just go straight to the [list of open servers](http://podupti.me) to sign up.
23Want to own your data and install diaspora*? Whether you just want to try it out, want to install it on your server or want to contribute and need a development setup, our [installation guides](https://wiki.diasporafoundation.org/Installation) will get you started!
27Have a look at our FAQs [for users](https://wiki.diasporafoundation.org/FAQ_for_users), [for pod administrators](https://wiki.diasporafoundation.org/FAQ_for_pod_maintainers) or [for developers](https://wiki.diasporafoundation.org/FAQ_for_developers).
29Still haven't found an answer? Talk to us! Read [how we communicate](https://wiki.diasporafoundation.org/How_we_communicate). We're here to answer all your questions.
33To keep diaspora* growing and improving we need all help we can get. Whether you can contribute [code](https://wiki.diasporafoundation.org/Getting_started_with_contributing), [ideas](https://wiki.diasporafoundation.org/How_we_communicate#Loomio), [translations](https://wiki.diasporafoundation.org/Contribute_translations), [bug reports](https://wiki.diasporafoundation.org/How_to_report_a_bug) or simply extend the community as a [helpful user](https://wiki.diasporafoundation.org/Welcoming_committee) or [pod administrator](https://wiki.diasporafoundation.org/Installation), your help is welcome!
35Everyone interacting in diaspora’s codebases, issue trackers, chat rooms, mailing lists, the wiki, and the Loomio group is expected to follow the diaspora\* [code of conduct](/CODE_OF_CONDUCT.md).
39Found a security issue? Please disclose it responsibly. We have a team of developers listening to [email@example.com](mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org). The PGP fingerprint is [AB0D AB02 0FC5 D398 03AB 3CE1 6F70 243F 27AD 886A](http://pgp.mit.edu:11371/pks/lookup?op=get&search=0x6F70243F27AD886A)