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Zerista raises more funding for mobile-centric social tools

venturebeat.com
Zerista CEO Charlie Savage has called his company’s product “the first community platform designed from the ground up for the mobile web.” First or not, Zerista was chosen as one of the best startups for VentureBeat’s DEMO Spring 2010 conference in March. Today, the Denver-based startup announced a round of...
Zerista raises more funding for mobile-centric social tools

Google Accepts Buzz Criticism, Invites Boyd to Speak on Privacy

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Google, to its credit, is rolling with the punches thrown in response to its Buzz launch from last month, making changes to the product to address user concerns, and staying committed to it despite a messy launch. Members of the Buzz product team spoke on a behind-the-scenes-of-Gmail panel at SXSW today,...
Google Accepts Buzz Criticism, Invites Boyd to Speak on Privacy

The woman in tech dialogue is taking center stage -- and this is a good thing

venturebeat.com
I tweeted to female entrepreneurs and developers to ask whether they enjoy the “women in tech” conversation or avoid it, and why. I hit a nerve and received dozens of responses, which we compiled using Storify. Check it out at the bottom.   THE NUMBERS • Women contribute to...
The woman in tech dialogue is taking center stage -- and this is a good thing
The designer behind Google+ leaves Facebook for startup Intercom

Hmmm Is A Split-Personality Social Network For Sharing Different Yous To Different Facebook Friends

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You’re crazy with your friends, serious with your co-workers, and sweet with your parents. Now you can share those distinct personalities with their matching audiences thanks to Hmmm, a mobile app launching today that aims to let you be yourself online, whoever that is. Facebook friend lists and Google Circles...
Hmmm Is A Split-Personality Social Network For Sharing Different Yous To Different Facebook Friends

Umair Haque Is Another New Spatialist

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Umair Haque makes an economist's argument about the devaluation of relationships because of social media, suggesting that what is going on, here, online is not as cool as the social media gurus would have us believe. He compares this to the real estate bubble: Umair Haque, The Social Media Bubble...
Umair Haque Is Another New Spatialist

Paris Brown: no further action to be taken over Twitter comments

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Kent police says case does not pass threshold for prosecution amid storm over youth crime commissioner's offensive remarksNo further action is to be taken against Britain's first youth police and crime commissioner, who stepped down from the role over offensive comments she made on Twitter, police have said.Paris Brown, 17,...
Paris Brown: no further action to be taken over Twitter comments

Go-Matic Lets You Build Instant Social Groups With Anyone Around You

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There’s a new mobile app called Go-Matic that you can use to form instant groups with the people around you, giving you an easy way to make connections with people you’ve just met and to coordinate among large groups. The app comes from Go Factory, a startup launching this week...
Go-Matic Lets You Build Instant Social Groups With Anyone Around You
CrowdFanatic wants to become an “online Tahrir Square”

Cold Calls, RIP: Sell More By Selling Socially

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In a former life I was a "rainmaker" in the ad agency business, charged with bringing in new clients for my agency. I had a lot of fun with this job, and I even wrote a book about my exploits with the rather catchy title Life's a Pitch...Then You Buy....
Cold Calls, RIP: Sell More By Selling Socially
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