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Forkly 2.0 Puts Your Taste Graph To Use With New, Personalized Recommendations

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Forkly, the food rating app from Brightkite founders Brady Becker and Martin May, just launched a major update dubbed “Forkly 2.0.” Along with a user interface overhaul which features a faster feed, bigger photos and an upgraded user profile design, the app update also includes improved menus and a “Discover” function to offer better,...
Forkly 2.0 Puts Your Taste Graph To Use With New, Personalized Recommendations

Briefly: Vine reaches Android, Verizon to get HTC One this summer

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Twitter has released a version of Vine for Android through Google Play. The video sharing app, originally launching on iOS in January with a few teething issues, has made the transition over to Android after reaching 13 million active users. While many of the app's features make it across, such...
Briefly: Vine reaches Android, Verizon to get HTC One this summer

Path Is A Free App, And It Will Spy On Us

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Path is a lovely app. It pushes all the right buttons. It's mobile, it's tactile, it's personal, it's full of people we love and moments that matter to us. It makes us feel good. It's got all the greatest hits a post-Facebook social app should have. It's also free. "Facebook...
Path Is A Free App, And It Will Spy On Us

Venmo Relaunches To Make Mobile Payments More Social

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Venmo, the mobile phone payment app, just had a relaunch party at the Hotel Chantelle in New York City to show off its new social features. The original app let people pay friends on mobile devices. (You know, like PayPal, but ... exactly like PayPal.) By adding a Twitter-like stream...
Venmo Relaunches To Make Mobile Payments More Social

Twitter blocks Instagram from "find friends" feature through API

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Instagram may have grown to have more than 80 million users, but it doesn’t mean the company is immune from Twitter’s API scorn. Users who download the new update to Instagram today will find that they can no longer find fellow Twitter users on the service, an interesting development as...
Twitter blocks Instagram from "find friends" feature through API
Gay meetup app Grindr is hot, now attracting 1M users a day

10 years of Linkedin homepage design boiled down to 11 slides

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LinkedIn is officially ten years old and much has changed to shape the way we network. One of the most notable things its 225 million members will probably find interesting is the ever-changing design of the LinkedIn homepage. Deep Nishar, the company’s Senior Vice President of Products and User Experience, published...
10 years of Linkedin homepage design boiled down to 11 slides

Facial Recognition Technology Is Now Available For Google Glass

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The new software from Lamda Labs, who are based in San Francisco, raises the prospect of never forgetting a face again, and also of internet recommendations for who Google Glass wearers should meet at large social gatherings. It will launch to computer programmers in days. Google has been at pains to...
Facial Recognition Technology Is Now Available For Google Glass

Love Thy Neighbor on Facebook

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Meeting the new neighbors no longer requires a Welcome Wagon. Neighbors instead are turning to Facebook to build a greater sense of community online to complement the traditional block parties and neighborly door knocking. Current residents find that they can more quickly share are information, news and events with one...
Love Thy Neighbor on Facebook
Reading Is Alive And Well At Social Reading Site Goodreads, Which Just Hit 10M Members

Pet owners – Spotwag helps you find friends to watch your cuddly companions

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We pet owners are often times caught in a dilema. Do you run yourself broke by paying for a boarding kennel, or do you just not go on the trip? Sadly, even the best of kennels is usually a scary, unfamiliar place for your furry friend. Spotwag thinks that there’s...
Pet owners – Spotwag helps you find friends to watch your cuddly companions

Mobile Social Voting App Polar Raises $1.2M From Jerry Yang, John Lilly, Maynard Webb And Others

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Social voting app Polar has raised $1.2 milliom from Yahoo founder Jerry Yang at AME Cloud Ventures, Greylock Partners’ John Lilly, LiveOps Chairman and former eBay COO Maynard Webb, Ash Patel at Morado Ventures, Brian O’Malley Mike Dauber at Battery Ventures, Google’s Don Dodge, Sam Pullara, and others. Polar is...
Mobile Social Voting App Polar Raises $1.2M From Jerry Yang, John Lilly, Maynard Webb And Others

Report: Location-based mobile services have huge untapped potential worldwide

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There is a massive demand for location-based mobile services worldwide, according to the findings of a new TNS report, which found that the services are the most sought after by mobile users across the globe ‘Mobile Life‘, the firm’s latest report, concludes that almost two-thirds of mobile users that don’t...
Report: Location-based mobile services have huge untapped potential worldwide

5 Signs of a Great User Experience

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If you've used the mobile social network Path recently, it's likely that you enjoyed the experience. Path has a sophisticated design, yet it's easy to use. It sports an attractive red color scheme and the navigation is smooth as silk. It's a social app and finding friends is easy...
5 Signs of a Great User Experience
Want to use Facebook's social graph to find friends on Twitter's Vine? Good luck

Count down to your special day with Count It Down

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Count It Down is a new iOS app from Yellow Canary Studios Ltd. It’s available now as a free download from the App Store, and carries additional in-app purchases of virtual currency. It’s currently featured in the “New” section of the store’s Social Networking category. Count It Down is an...
Count down to your special day with Count It Down

Love Thy Neighbor on Facebook

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Meeting the new neighbors no longer requires a Welcome Wagon. Neighbors instead are turning to Facebook to build a greater sense of community online to complement the traditional block parties and neighborly door knocking. Current residents find that they can more quickly share are information, news and events with one...
Love Thy Neighbor on Facebook
Building Smarter Apps

Vine could be the next big thing in social video sharing

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As we’ve reported, Twitter has launched its new social video sharing app Vine, and has clear designs on the as-yet elusive “Instagram of video” title. The new app is available now as a free download from the App Store. Vine’s core concept is the creation and sharing of short, six-second...
Vine could be the next big thing in social video sharing

Are you thinking what I'm thinking? The secret of finding friends is all down to 'mind reading', say researchers

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Oxford researchers found that the area of the brain used to 'mentalise' - the technical term for imagining what's inside somebody else's head - is far larger in people with a lot of friends....
Are you thinking what I'm thinking? The secret of finding friends is all down to 'mind reading', say researchers
Friend-Finding Social Network Zorpia Is No Facebook, But At Least It Has Friends In China

Facebook Shares How People Are Using Graph Search: Finding Friends Tops List

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Today, Facebook has shared information that “hundreds of thousands” of people are using its Facebook Graph Search service, highlighting that people still use it like “old’ Facebook search — to find friends. Facebook then suggests some ways to go beyond that, for those... Please visit Search Engine Land for the...
Facebook Shares How People Are Using Graph Search: Finding Friends Tops List
Hands On: Facebook's Graph Search is handy, for now

FACEBOOK: Yeah, We're Getting Tough With Developers (FB)

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Under fire for cutting off popular new apps, Facebook has announced new rules for developers using its social network. It is now requiring developers to show "reciprocity," which means their apps must let users easily post content to Facebook, in order to use Facebook's friend-finding features. The change comes as Facebook...
FACEBOOK: Yeah, We're Getting Tough With Developers (FB)
Piki.fm Goes From Beta To Public As TurnTable Launches Its New Social Network For Music Lovers

Zynga's Patent Portfolio Swells as It Doubles Down on Casino Gaming

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Over the past year, Zynga has aggressively acquired dozens of game patents with an emphasis on gambling. According to a report by Envision IP, an intellectual property research firm, Zynga has grown its holdings from a single patent and nine pending a year ago to roughly 89 U.S. patents and 36 pending today....
Zynga's Patent Portfolio Swells as It Doubles Down on Casino Gaming
FriendThem sues Facebook (in the court of public opinion)

Make your feelings known with Moodeet

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Moodeet is a new iOS-based social networking app from the company of the same name. It’s available now as a free download from the App Store. Moodeet is a social mood-tracking app that allows users to post quick, simple status updates that include their current mood from a predefined selection...
Make your feelings known with Moodeet

Startup Loopt Lands with Green Dot

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The chase over mobile payments continues as prepaid money card issuer Green Dot Corp. has agreed to acquire mobile start-up Loopt Inc. for $43.4 million. Green Dot announced the agreement, which will be an all-cash deal, Friday morning. It is expected to close in the first quarter. Loopt, of Mountain...
Startup Loopt Lands with Green Dot
Myspace previews its ground-up redesign, will send out invites to the new service 'very soon'
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?