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SocialParent: The social network for families

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At the Launch Festival a new social network emerged. Your reaction to that first sentence had to be just like mine: Argh! Not another one! But it wasn’t until I just spent the weekend with my new God Daughters at a birthday party, that I realized this one in particular...
SocialParent: The social network for families

Hours after Instagram introduces video, Twitter starts sending email blasts to promote Vine

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The battle in the short-form video sharing space is heating up after Facebook announced it was bringing video to Instagram, unleashing war on Twitter and its 6-second video app Vine. Twitter has already taken up the war cry and sent emails to many of its users who do not use Vine yet,...
Hours after Instagram introduces video, Twitter starts sending email blasts to promote Vine
How Popular Is Passbook? Sephora Sees 17,000 Passbook Users In Day One, 20K After 24 Hours

Context and the Calendar: An Introduction to Chronofencing

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One of the hottest concepts in mobile right now is the idea of “context.” The thought process goes something like this: because the modern smartphone comes equipped with all kinds of sensors, is always on, and tends to be touched by its owner quite frequently, mobile app developers have an...
Context and the Calendar: An Introduction to Chronofencing

“You’re Not Happy and Neither are We”–Lessons From Wahooly’s Crash-And-Burn Launch

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Last week, after around six months of toiling away on product, pimping it to bloggers, and engaging with his startup’s 28,000 beta sign-ups, Wahooly co-founder Dana Severson clicked a button to transfer Wahooly’s files from a development server to a launch-ready server. The process was supposed to take 24 hours,...
“You’re Not Happy and Neither are We”–Lessons From Wahooly’s Crash-And-Burn Launch
Apple stays on the defensive with new iPhone promotional campaign

LinkedIn puts all of its data to good use with targeted updates for companies

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Popular companies who have set up a page on professional networking site LinkedIn know how powerful it is to be able to share updates to all of its followers, which is very similar to Twitter and Facebook functionality. If you have some interesting news to share about a new product,...
LinkedIn puts all of its data to good use with targeted updates for companies

4 Internet Marketing Buzzwords That Should Die Painfully

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This whole biz-ness of internet marketing and social media has it’s share of little buzz phrases. And some of them just need to go away. Let me explain… “Let’s Connect” or “Engage” We see this one dropped by social media people all the time. We’re told to “engage” with our...
4 Internet Marketing Buzzwords That Should Die Painfully
BuddyTV founder Andy Liu's 8 tips on raising cash: 'Not all money is good money'
Behind Twitter's email notifications and the 'interesting' people that get individual mention

Daily deal site Zulily raises $85 million from Andreessen Horowitz, tops 10M members

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Fast-growing daily deal site Zulily has pulled in an additional $85 million in venture capital financing, cash that the Seattle company plans to use to bolster its position in selling books, clothes, toys and other items for babies and kids. The company also announced that it has topped 10 million...
Daily deal site Zulily raises $85 million from Andreessen Horowitz, tops 10M members
NYU mailing list blunder results in 'reply all' messages reaching nearly 40,000 students

Facebook Asks Users If It Can Abolish Their Right To Vote On Future Site Governance Changes

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Today Facebook will send its largest email blast to date, informing all 1 billion users that it’s proposing to modify the site’s governance structure and remove the ability for users to vote on changes. Currently if proposed changes get over 7,000 comments all users may vote on them, and if...
Facebook Asks Users If It Can Abolish Their Right To Vote On Future Site Governance Changes
Chicago taxi service wants you to think Uber is in trouble with the city (it's not)

Ski Lift Retailer Liftopia Goes White Label, Lets Resorts Add E-Commerce To Their Own Sites

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Liftopia, the startup offering consumers discounts on ski tickets and other snow-related activities, is today launching a new e-commerce platform for the ticket sellers themselves called “Cloud Store by Liftopia.” The service will be offered for free to any mountain resort for use on their own websites (including mobile), starting...
Ski Lift Retailer Liftopia Goes White Label, Lets Resorts Add E-Commerce To Their Own Sites
YC startup SendHub secures $2M for serious SMS (exclusive)

How Fetchnotes discovered that cussing at its users was good for business

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No matter what background, experience, or schooling you have, there is absolutely no way that you’d want to purposely swear at your users. Even in a way that’s meant to be “fun”, you’re bound to upset someone and nobody wants to lose users. Well, one company accidentally found out that...
How Fetchnotes discovered that cussing at its users was good for business

How Mitt Romney is to Mormonism what Tom Cruise is to Scientology | Michael Wolff

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Typically, Rupert Murdoch articulated what many are thinking but few will utter: there is 'something creepy' about these peopleTony Ortega is a very nice man who edits the Village Voice and who, for as long as I can remember, has sent an almost daily email blast about the scandals and...
How Mitt Romney is to Mormonism what Tom Cruise is to Scientology | Michael Wolff

Facebook, Steve Jobs, And Dog Day Afternoon

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In his most recent email blast-turned-blog post, Jason Calacanis has chosen a familiar subject: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. The post is more focused than his previous one about Zuckerberg, but in some ways, it’s more outrageous as well. In case you haven’t been following along for the past couple of...
Facebook, Steve Jobs, And Dog Day Afternoon
Psst: ZigMail turns emails worth spreading into fast status updates
Meet the college dropout (and speed freak) running tech for Seattle’s hottest startup
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