communicating with people

communicating with people

Cross-Platform Messaging App Imo.im Raises $13M, Wants You To Meet New People By Broadcasting Yourself

techcrunch.com
Social networking and messaging firm Imo.im has an interesting new take on social networking, and it’s raised money to get more people on board! The funding was led by co-founder Georges Harik, who also just happened to be one of Google’s first 10 employees, and therefore is swimming in money....
Cross-Platform Messaging App Imo.im Raises $13M, Wants You To Meet New People By Broadcasting Yourself

Why Do VCs Still Love Social Media?

www.fastcompany.com
Illustration by David Schwen Social network users aren't there to buy stuff. They're there to communicate with others. We use the phrase social media, but they're really communication services, not media properties. I remember meeting Foursquare founder Dennis Crowley four or five years ago and thinking, This guy is in...
Why Do VCs Still Love Social Media?

Poll Technica: Are you texting less than you used to?

arstechnica.com
Texting is officially on the decline here in the US—at least via traditional methods. According to a new report by technology consulting firm Chetan Sharma (hat tip to the New York Times), cell phone owners sent fewer texts during the third quarter of 2012 than they did in the previous...
Poll Technica: Are you texting less than you used to?

Sherry Turkle Says Technology Is Making Us Lonelier Because We Spend Less Time Alone, Or Something

www.techdirt.com
A decade ago psychologist Sherry Turkle was at the forefront of encouraging children to go online so they could better learn to communicate with others. Yet, somewhere over the past decade, she's shifted almost entirely, and joined the "get off my lawn" generation. Her latest is a screed in the...
Sherry Turkle Says Technology Is Making Us Lonelier Because We Spend Less Time Alone, Or Something

Facebook Goes Gunning For Zombie Likes

allthingsd.com
Facebook is a ginormous site whose primary currency is “likes”. So of course it has a counterfeit “like” problem. Now Mark Zuckerberg and company say they’ve figured out how to crack down on zombie likes, via “automated efforts” that will zap the bogus ones. A blog post announcing the move...
Facebook Goes Gunning For Zombie Likes
Microsoft launches HelpBridge app for sending quick emergency messages or aid in a disaster
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?