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HELIOS will design, implement and validate a state-of-the-art, decentralized p2p social media platform which will:
  • Support the ad-hoc creation and management of social graphs within the context andproximity of the user
  • Provide all necessary means and features to ensure the highest level of trust andcontrol is built into the platform (trust by design) which includes among others novel decentralization, content creation and sharing as well as new ways to control monetisation channels and means
  • Ensure the highest level of privacy in line with all the necessary ethical and legal requirements. The conceptwill be validated indifferent open and closed environments withcitizens across a range of demographicsand within different contexts.
In order to reach the full potential of our vision, we identify the following interconnected activities as thepillars of our design and implementation strategy:
  1. Produce an aging-resilient platform
  2. Provide a real-life social experience online
  3. Facilitate easy content product and delivery
  4. Invest in a developer-friendly architecture: keep the platform fresh and interesting
  5. Ensure the platform’s growth and resilience