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Why GPS-based smart apps failed to go viral at SXSW

Facebook Might Add ‘Panic Button’ To Protect Kids

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Pedophiles are using Facebook to lure children, and the authorities are not happy about it.Under governmental pressure, Facebook has stated that it has “no objection in principle” to adding a ‘panic button’ to the website for kids who feel that they may be in danger.What function the button would actually have...
Facebook Might Add ‘Panic Button’ To Protect Kids

Won't You Be in My Nextdoor Network?

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[ See post to watch video ] If you’re like a lot of people, you use Facebook to keep in touch with friends who live hundreds of miles away. The neighbors you can wave to from your front yard? Not so much. Though it sounds counterintuitive, you might get to...
Won't You Be in My Nextdoor Network?

UPDATED: Are Your Facebook Friends Really Who They Say They Are?

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Shared by Viki I bet there thousands of fake profiles on Facebook. Tread softly while making new friends on Facebook, or for that matter any social network! Updated: One of the things Facebook has going for it when compared with many other social networks and web services is that you...
UPDATED: Are Your Facebook Friends Really Who They Say They Are?
Need new friends? Social network Badoo will help — now 150M strong
Facebook reportedly kills friend-finding for group messaging competitor MessageMe

Thanks to Facebook, Now You'll Know Who's Ignoring Your Posts to That One Group

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Courtesy: Facebook.com Facebook, in an apparent effort to fulfill dreams of becoming the creepiest social networking site, announced today that members of a group will now be able to see who has read their posts to that group. While this feature won’t be on your newsfeed–not yet, anyway–it will make it...
Thanks to Facebook, Now You'll Know Who's Ignoring Your Posts to That One Group

27 Executives Share The Best Advice They've Received

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In her upcoming book, Lean In, Sheryl Sandberg talks about the invaluable mentors who have helped her succeed -- including Larry Summers, Mark Zuckerberg, and others. We can all learn something from those around us, no matter how vastly different their worldview, if we're open to it. That's how the...
27 Executives Share The Best Advice They've Received

Mark Zuckerberg on Facebook's new search engine - video

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Mark Zuckerberg introduces Facebook's new friends-based search engine at the company's headquarters in California...
Mark Zuckerberg on Facebook's new search engine - video
Verizon adds Oovoo app for video calling on RAZR and RAZR Maxx
Bing now lets you search through your Facebook friends' photos

Put a positive spin on the day with Happier

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Happier is a new iOS app from the company of the same name. It’s available now as a free download from the App Store, and is currently featured in the New & Noteworthy section of the store front page. Happier is a mobile-social network that aims to get people thinking...
Put a positive spin on the day with Happier

Facebook adds names to Timeline Friend photos, makes it easier to find new friends

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Facebook has made another minor change to users’ Timeline profiles, incorporating a new design for Friend listings that include both a person’s name and profile photo, making it easier for other users to make new connections via their existing connections. The update appears to have rolled out over the past...
Facebook adds names to Timeline Friend photos, makes it easier to find new friends

Lyft Staffing Up In Seattle And Los Angeles As It Looks To Expand Its Ride-Sharing Service Beyond SF

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Lyft, the local on-demand ride-sharing service operated by the startup Zimride, is apparently not letting recent regulatory hurdles cramp its style. Lyft, which launched its service allowing individual car-owners to provide local transportation services to their peers in exchange for a suggested donation in San Francisco this past summer, is...
Lyft Staffing Up In Seattle And Los Angeles As It Looks To Expand Its Ride-Sharing Service Beyond SF

Daily Report: Zynga Hopes to Find You New Friends

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Zynga announced a new gaming platform that is intended to make it easier to play social games like FarmVille, Words With Friends and Mafia Wars, reports David Streitfeld on Friday in The New York Times....
Daily Report: Zynga Hopes to Find You New Friends

Grindr creator on his new app, lesbian gaydar, & more at SXSW [video]

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Grindr is a huge success, as apps go. The location-based dating app for men-loving men has won several awards and counts millons of gay, bisexual, and bi-curious men among its users. Grindr creator Joel Simkhai, who spoke with VentureBeat at South By Southwest Interactive in Austin this week, also...
Grindr creator on his new app, lesbian gaydar, & more at SXSW [video]
You Asked It! Turns Twitter Into Chatroulette, But Without The Nudity

London Startup Weekend has begun with 50 fresh pitches

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London Startup Weekend has begun and it’s very lively affair. The first event held at Google’s fresh new campus in the capital and about 130 people were nervously chatting in the basement. Ahead of this mixed group of keen participants is 54 hours of hard work, networking like crazy, making...
London Startup Weekend has begun with 50 fresh pitches

Zynga Who? Facebook Has New Friends

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According to Facebook Inc., its platform is doing just fine, thank you....
Zynga Who? Facebook Has New Friends

At The Pool gets a new look and adds 'Splashes' to help you find new friends for specific activities

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At The Pool launched last summer as a way to meet new people, based around the idea of a daily introduction to someone you have something in common with. Now it’s refining the idea with a redesign and a bunch of new features. The core concept of At The Pool...
At The Pool gets a new look and adds 'Splashes' to help you find new friends for specific activities

BlackBerry Z10 gets clip-on speakerphone, charger bundle and cases galore

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No launch of a new flagship is complete without a few new accessories to go along with it. While RIM is still banking big on the NFC-powered Music Gateway, it wasn't about to let the Z10 sit around with no new friends to keep it company. Obviously, a BlackBerry...
BlackBerry Z10 gets clip-on speakerphone, charger bundle and cases galore

Facebook condenses Ticker into single post in bookmarks bar and multiple standalone feeds in News Feed revamp

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Ticker, the real-time activity feed Facebook launched in 2011, is being retired in the latest redesign of News Feed and replaced by separate feeds that users can choose from. A small remnant of the feature remains in the bottom left corner of the site, where Facebook displays one recent item...
Facebook condenses Ticker into single post in bookmarks bar and multiple standalone feeds in News Feed revamp

Facebook acquires 'social discovery' service Glancee

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Following its buy of Instagram, Facebook further fattens its portfolio of mobile technologies by nabbing an app designed to help people connect with old and new friends in the real world. [Read more]...
Facebook acquires 'social discovery' service Glancee

Seth's Blog: Maybe you need new friends

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Seth's Blog: Maybe you need new friends

About.me makes social profiles mobile with iOS app and “Who’s Nearby” feature

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The social profile network About.me, which was acquired by AOL in 2011 is continuing to expand its usefulness with a new iOS app that makes interacting with people easier. About.me for iOS displays your profile beautifully on your device as well as tag people as favorites and find people that...
About.me makes social profiles mobile with iOS app and “Who’s Nearby” feature
How Facebook Can Solve Its Mobile Problem: Build a Browser

As bans lift, Uber launches its experimental taxi cab option in Boston

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Following Uber‘s ban in Boston (and the later reversal of that ban), the transportation startup isn’t going to make any new friends with today’s move: the company is launching support for taxis, which will join the usual lineup of black cars and SUVs. If you aren’t already familiar with Uber’s recent integration with...
As bans lift, Uber launches its experimental taxi cab option in Boston
Iterations: "We [Lucky] Few"

New York Times to launch Chinese-language news site

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The New York Times is launching a Chinese-language news site, cn.nytimes.com, on Thursday. Aimed at “educated, affluent, global citizens,” the site will publish about 30 articles a day in categories like world affairs, business and culture. NYT foreign editor Joseph Kahn tells Media Decoder that “about two-thirds of the content...
New York Times to launch Chinese-language news site
Facebook adds new Find Friends Nearby feature to apps, makes it easy to add new friends
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?