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How Getting Engaged Ruined Facebook For Me

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I got engaged recently.  Getting engaged ruined Facebook for me. Why, you ask? I consider myself a typical Facebook user, and I err on the side of less sharing. I write on my friends' walls on their birthdays. I post an occasional photo and change my profile picture once a...
How Getting Engaged Ruined Facebook For Me
15 Apps The Tech World Is Obsessed With Right Now

CloID aims to simplify contact management

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CloID is a new iOS app from Spanish developer De Cloudders Communications. It’s available now as a free download from the App Store. CloID’s concept is simple. It allows users to create a variety of different CloID names and attach different sets of contact information to them. These names can...
CloID aims to simplify contact management

LinkedIn launches revamped "Contacts" feature alongside new standalone iPhone app

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As part of its new revamped Contacts section coming soon for select users on the desktop, LinkedIn today is also launching a standalone Contacts app for iPhone that allows users to manage address books, emails, and calendars by contact and access all content related to specific contacts from one...
LinkedIn launches revamped "Contacts" feature alongside new standalone iPhone app

Zynga games, War Commander, Causes, Chase Community Giving and more on this week's top 20 growing Facebook apps

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Zynga Slingo is No. 1 on our list of top growing Facebook apps by monthly active users this week, adding 7.8 million new players. Zynga games made up four out of the top five apps, and CastleVille came in at No. 18. Titles on our list gained the most MAU of any apps...
Zynga games, War Commander, Causes, Chase Community Giving and more on this week's top 20 growing Facebook apps

Yahoo, Scribd, Draw Something, Instagram, Pandora, more on this week’s top 20 growing Facebook apps by MAU

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Yahoo’s news reader application topped our list of apps growing by monthly active users this week. The Washington Post’s Social Reader, as well as games, a few video apps, professional networking apps and others made up the list. Interestingly, the addition of Instagram for Android devices also pushed this...
Yahoo, Scribd, Draw Something, Instagram, Pandora, more on this week’s top 20 growing Facebook apps by MAU

Bubble Safari, Wish, social readers, Viddy and more on this week’s top 20 growing Facebook apps by DAU

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Zynga’s Bubble Safari had a big week, taking the top spot on our list of fastest growing Facebook applications by daily active users. Earlier this week the game led our list of apps growing by monthly active users, as well. The titles below grew between 190,000 and 3.9 million DAU, based...
Bubble Safari, Wish, social readers, Viddy and more on this week’s top 20 growing Facebook apps by DAU
Facebook Finally Redesigns Events, Adds Calendar and List Views So You Don't Miss Birthdays

Three Ways To Use Linked In If You're NOT Looking For A Job

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A post last week on pimping your LinkedIn profile drew a big response, as well as a divide in comments about whether or not people should be using LinkedIn. One of the bigger misconceptions in comments in emails was that LinkedIn is a primarily a job-hunting site. But there are...
Three Ways To Use Linked In If You're NOT Looking For A Job

Draw Something, birthdays, Formspring, Microsoft, more on this week’s top 20 growing Facebook apps by DAU

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The game Draw Something topped our list of growing Facebook applications by daily active users this week. There were also a pair of apps by Microsoft, some birthday apps, Timeline apps and more. The titles below grew between 230,000 and 6 million DAU, based on AppData, our data tracking service covering...
Draw Something, birthdays, Formspring, Microsoft, more on this week’s top 20 growing Facebook apps by DAU
Google Promises To Bring December Back To Android 4.2 "Soon"

Oscars, WashPo, Pinterest, BranchOut, Angry Birds, more on this week’s top 20 growing Facebook apps by MAU

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An Open Graph entertainment app featuring coverage of Sunday’s Oscars awards topped our list of growing apps by monthly active users this week. Video, birthday, tab, news, photo and other apps that joined big names like Yahoo, Washington Post, Pinterest, Spotify, BranchOut and a group of games. Titles on...
Oscars, WashPo, Pinterest, BranchOut, Angry Birds, more on this week’s top 20 growing Facebook apps by MAU

Social gifting startup Treater goes mobile with iPhone, Android apps

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Mobile social gifting got a boost last week with the announcement of Facebook Gifts , but Facebook isn’t the only company that wants to help you gift on the go. Sweden-based Wrapp launched in the U.S. in April on desktop and mobile and, on Thursday, Washington-based Treater is rolling out iPhone...
Social gifting startup Treater goes mobile with iPhone, Android apps

Instagram, Socialcam, Glassdoor, Chill, Sims FreePlay and more on this week’s top 20 growing Facebook apps by DAU

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Instagram tops our list of Facebook-connected applications growing by daily active users this week. The mobile photo sharing app got updates for iOS and Android this week. Titles on our list gained the most DAU of any apps on the platform, growing from between 200,000 and 2.7 million MAU, based on...
Instagram, Socialcam, Glassdoor, Chill, Sims FreePlay and more on this week’s top 20 growing Facebook apps by DAU

After Processing 50M Events, Smart Calendar App Tempo Launches In Canada

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Tempo, the smart calendar startup that spun out of Siri birthplace SRI International, is beginning its international expansion today by launching in Canada. The app tries to enhance the events in your calendar with additional information based on the type of event. It can show you relevant documents, social network...
After Processing 50M Events, Smart Calendar App Tempo Launches In Canada
Facebook promotes weddings and engagements to the top of your News Feed

Draw Something, Rotten Tomatoes, Yahoo, TripAdvisor, Yelp, more on this week’s top 20 growing Facebook apps by MAU

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Draw Something topped our list of growing applications by monthly active users this week, among a handful of other games. Timeline apps from Rotten Tomatoes, BranchOut, Tripadvisor, Yahoo and others gained a significant number of new users. Titles on our list gained the most MAU of any apps on...
Draw Something, Rotten Tomatoes, Yahoo, TripAdvisor, Yelp, more on this week’s top 20 growing Facebook apps by MAU

Weekly Wrap: Trojans, opening day, birthdays, and Lion learning

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It's the start of a new month, but we end the week as we always do--with a look back at the major Mac and iOS news of the past seven days, courtesy of the Weekly Wrap....
Weekly Wrap: Trojans, opening day, birthdays, and Lion learning

Zynga, page tools, birthdays, more on this week’s top 20 growing Facebook apps by MAU

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Zynga’s Hidden Chronicles grew by 7.2 million monthly active users this week, topping our list of apps growing by MAU. Page applications comprised most of the rest of the list, with birthday apps and a few Open Graph integrations continuing to grow. Titles on our list gained the most MAU of...
Zynga, page tools, birthdays, more on this week’s top 20 growing Facebook apps by MAU

New Facebook homepage module gives advertisers a look at active campaigns

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Some Facebook advertisers are seeing a “Your Ads” module on their homepage in the sidebar above birthdays and other reminders. The module lets advertisers see their active campaigns at a glance. The feature was first written about by social media consultant Jon Loomer. He explained that users can see the...
New Facebook homepage module gives advertisers a look at active campaigns

Cityville 2, TripAdvisor, Pet Rescue Saga, Call of Duty and more on this week's top 20 Facebook apps growing by MAU

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CityVille 2 jumped to the No. 1 spot on our list of top Facebook apps growing by monthly active users this week with 1,575 percent gain as Zynga seems to have turned on full marketing efforts for the game. The developer’s Ruby Blast Adventures came in at No. 3, Texas HoldEm Poker was No. 9, and Words...
Cityville 2, TripAdvisor, Pet Rescue Saga, Call of Duty and more on this week's top 20 Facebook apps growing by MAU

Betaworks Unveils Swirl, A Mobile App That Turns Hashtags Into Photo Albums

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People share a lot of pictures on Twitter and Instagram, which are often followed by a relevant hashtag. Dennis Crowley, for example, tweets "#FatDennys" anytime he eats something unhealthy. He does this so often, Foursquare named its cafeteria after the hashtag. But even with the frequently used hashtags, photos shared...
Betaworks Unveils Swirl, A Mobile App That Turns Hashtags Into Photo Albums

Facebook Just Went Heavy Into E-Commerce (FB)

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In May, Facebook spent $80 million on one of its largest acquisitions yet, Karma. Karma was a gift buying startup that used Facebook to alert you of major upcoming dates in your friends' lives (birthdays, weddings, graduations, etc). Today, Facebook's use for Karma was made clear as it dove head-first...
Facebook Just Went Heavy Into E-Commerce (FB)
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Yahoo, greeting cards, dating, Tetris, YouTube, Shufflr, more on this week’s top 15 growing Facebook apps by DAU

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Yahoo topped our list of growing Facebook applications by daily active users this week, although there were a significant number of greeting card applications, a pair of dating apps, a few games, a YouTube for pages app, photos and more. The titles below grew between 240,000 and 9 million...
Yahoo, greeting cards, dating, Tetris, YouTube, Shufflr, more on this week’s top 15 growing Facebook apps by DAU

Sync.ME Closes $4M In Funding To Scale Up Its Social Contact Syncing iOS App

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Back in March we reported that Smartsync – a social contact synchronization service for the iPhone – was getting good traction because of its social calling features. The app displays the latest Facebook statuses or photos from the person calling onto the screen as they ring. Since then the startup...
Sync.ME Closes $4M In Funding To Scale Up Its Social Contact Syncing iOS App

You Can Still Get To The Top Of The Facebook Charts With A Worthless Viral App (FB)

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If you thought the days were over when you could come up with some inane social app and get millions of Facebook users, think again. For weeks, an app called "I want to add your birthday" from a company called K-Factor Media has hovered in AppData's top 10, with more than...
You Can Still Get To The Top Of The Facebook Charts With A Worthless Viral App (FB)

Yahoo, Nook, Farmville 2, photo apps and more on this week's top 20 growing Facebook apps by DAU

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Yahoo’s web integration gained the most daily active users this week on our list of top growing Facebook apps by DAU. The titles below grew between 100,000 and 1.2 million DAU, based on AppData, our data tracking service covering growth for apps on Facebook. Top Gainers This Week Name DAU...
Yahoo, Nook, Farmville 2, photo apps and more on this week's top 20 growing Facebook apps by DAU

Horoscopes, Spotify, birthdays, Viddy, Pinterest, games, more on this week’s top 20 growing Facebook apps by DAU

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Horoscopes topped our list of Facebook-connected apps growing by daily active users this week. then there were a few birthday calendar apps, games and an assortment of Timeline apps, like Spotify, Pinterest, and other integrations. The titles below grew between 230,000 and 2.6 million DAU, based on AppData, our data tracking service...
Horoscopes, Spotify, birthdays, Viddy, Pinterest, games, more on this week’s top 20 growing Facebook apps by DAU
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