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Buffer becomes the first app in Apple's iOS App Store to support App.net

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The social update scheduling service Buffer became the first company to release an app onto Apple’s iOS App Store supporting the new real-time communication platform App.net. The notice was posted on the service by App.net founder Dalton Caldwell. Buffer recently announced that it was supporting App.net on the service, which we...
Buffer becomes the first app in Apple's iOS App Store to support App.net

App.net goes gratis, announces invitation-only free accounts

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Since its inception, App.net has been working hard to improve its growing platform, giving all of its paid users a 10GB bucket of cloud storage and opening up its File API so devs could use the data stored there. Today, folks wanting in on the fledgling social platform can...
App.net goes gratis, announces invitation-only free accounts

Ping.it Launches 'Noise-Less' Social Platform For Sharing Web Links In A More Targeted -- But Still Sociable -- Way

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Ping.it, a Norwegian startup that wants to cut down on social networking noise by building a more controlled sharing platform — described as a cross between email and social networking — has launched its platform in open beta today. The startup was shortlisted at this year’s Dublin Web Summit’s startup competition, one...
Ping.it Launches 'Noise-Less' Social Platform For Sharing Web Links In A More Targeted -- But Still Sociable -- Way

10 niche social platforms to leverage for new leads

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Facebook can adjust their algorithms over and over again, and Twitter can find new ways to target promoted tweets, but let’s face it: sometimes, social networks are just too big. Though millions of users are checking these feeds constantly, they’re not always paying close attention to what they’re reading. There...
10 niche social platforms to leverage for new leads

The Startup Rundown: While You Were Gone, It Got Warm

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Columbus Circle as seen from CityMaps WICKA WICKA. Turntable.fm is in the big leagues now as the young music based social platform signs deals with Sony BMG, Universal, EMI and Warner, TechCrunch reports. Turntable has over one million users now and a new mobile app since September. HIPSTARTER. San Francisco based Indiegogo,...
The Startup Rundown: While You Were Gone, It Got Warm
What’s Facebook mean for early developers? Huge traffic, apparently.

Jive Software Acquires Meetings.io and Producteev To Enhance Social Platform With Real-Time Messaging And Task Management

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Jive Software is acquiring meetings.io, a real-time communications platform and Producteev, a cloud-based task management provider in a combined deal worth $7.6 million and 460,000 in Jive stock. Meetings.io is a platform that Jive CEO Tonuy Zingale says fits into the company’s social platform by allowing screen sharing, video conferencing...
Jive Software Acquires Meetings.io and Producteev To Enhance Social Platform With Real-Time Messaging And Task Management

FTC Censures Facebook, Asks You to Like It... on Facebook

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The Federal Trade Commission approved a final settlement with Facebook Friday over the social platform's privacy policies. Way to go FTC, it is about time the government stepped up and scared the pants off these big, reckless technology companies that run ripshod over their users. But, wait. What is this?...
FTC Censures Facebook, Asks You to Like It... on Facebook

How will Facebook respond to the growth of Pinterest? A look at the social network’s history with competition

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A report from marketing services company Experian says Pinterest is the third most popular social network in the U.S. after Facebook and Twitter. In past years when a social platform started to get traction as Pinterest has, Facebook responded by launching features inspired by its would-be competitors. There was the...
How will Facebook respond to the growth of Pinterest? A look at the social network’s history with competition
Instagram & me: Love at first sight

Tango launches social platform SDK, brings its chat layer to other apps

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Tango has wanted to expand beyond the basics of multi-platform messaging for awhile, going so far as to add games within its own app. It now wants to become the social glue for just about everyone: it's launching a platform for other apps. The new SDK both integrates Tango...
Tango launches social platform SDK, brings its chat layer to other apps

How Social Media & Social TV Will Change Super Bowl 2012

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This year's Super Bowl will be more social than ever before. With the rise of social TV and the first-ever 2,800-square-foot social media command center, fans who have trekked down to Indianapolis and people at Super Bowl parties across the country can now opt to have a super-connected experience. This...
How Social Media & Social TV Will Change Super Bowl 2012

Twitter expands its advertising ambitions with WPP global partnership

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Just a few weeks after signing a substantial advertising deal with Starcom Mediavest Group — a major global ad buyer for companies like Walmart and Coca-Cola — Twitter has signed a similar agreement with WPP Group, one of the world’s largest advertising firms. Although no financial details have been released,...
Twitter expands its advertising ambitions with WPP global partnership

Buzzness? Bizzness? BuzzFeed Officially Launches New Business Vertical

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One of our Most Innovative Companies of 2013 continues to... innovate. BuzzFeed is to launch a business-based website, it officially announced today. (Though the news was much-discussed on Twitter over the weekend.) The blog network, seen by just about everyone as King of the Memes (and, indeed, seen by...
Buzzness? Bizzness? BuzzFeed Officially Launches New Business Vertical

Jive CEO: Social is playing a big part in business, but it should not ignore the power of being mobile

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With the introduction of newer and innovative technologies over the past few years, businesses have been trying to keep up and find creative and useful ways to adapt them to work within their organizations. Today, many companies are highly involved in social business and making it work for their customers....
Jive CEO: Social is playing a big part in business, but it should not ignore the power of being mobile

Google+ Launches a Page for Developers

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Google+ may be mired in a bit of controversy, but the team behind Google's social network keeps adding new features on an almost daily basis. What's really missing in the world of Google+ right now, though, is better support for developers and third-party apps that can't just read data from...
Google+ Launches a Page for Developers

Dispersion and Entropy In Social Media

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On Monday, I trained it up to New Haven to meet a Yale professor named Dina Mayzlin and talk to her class. I thoroughly enjoyed talking to Dina's class as it allowed me to work on some new material in a comfortable setting. But the talk Dina and I had...
Dispersion and Entropy In Social Media

Facebook Commerce Startup Ondango Picks Up $500K To Turn More Likes Into Buys

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To date, Facebook has focused the majority of its revenue efforts on ads, and, to a lesser extent, payment services around apps that run on its social platform. But Facebook commerce, where users buy physical or other good not connected to apps, is one area where Facebook has not done...
Facebook Commerce Startup Ondango Picks Up $500K To Turn More Likes Into Buys

Gina Bianchini Replaced As Ning CEO By COO Jason Rosenthal

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Ning CEO Gina Bianchini is being replaced as the CEO of Ning by COO Jason Rosenthal. Bianchini founded the DIY network of social networks with Marc Andreessen. But after five and half years at the helm, she is ready to try something new. She will transition to an entrepreneur...
Gina Bianchini Replaced As Ning CEO By COO Jason Rosenthal

Choose the Right Social Platform For Your Business

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You know your business needs to engage online. Here a few things to consider before you plunge into the social pool....
Choose the Right Social Platform For Your Business
7 reasons you can't take social networks for granted

Instagram & The Android Effect

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The wait is over. Instagram has finally arrived on the Android (not all of the phones, but quite a few of them.) And predictably, the reaction to the release of the app has been tremendous – though not everyone is that impressed by it. Either way, it is giving...
Instagram & The Android Effect
Open Source Gaming Backend OpenKit Plans Private Beta Launch Tomorrow, Raises Another $100K

Should you be tweeting at gigs? Jack White and Bruce Dickinson think not ...

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Live performances are more fun if you're actually paying attentionIf you've attended a Jack White show this year, you might have seen a very modern sign. Jack White does not want you to use social media at his shows. He's unequivocal about this. Signs at the gig tell you that...
Should you be tweeting at gigs? Jack White and Bruce Dickinson think not ...

SimCity Social finds a home on Facebook, destiny winks in approving fashion

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Given that "City" is in the name, SimCity has always felt like a title in need of a social platform. Fast forward a score or so since its inception, and fate seems to have finally played out. SimCity Social was just announced at E3 today, bringing the heralded city-building...
SimCity Social finds a home on Facebook, destiny winks in approving fashion

How much is each Facebook user worth?

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Facebook’s latest valuation just reached over $100 billion, and for some reason that struck a chord with me, especially considering the number of users on Facebook. So, just because it’s an interesting thing to think about and not a serious calculation, we decided to do some math: We reported earlier today that the last auction of...
How much is each Facebook user worth?

Heyzap Introduces Ads To Its Mobile Gaming Network

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Heyzap, a Y Combinator-incubated social platform for mobile games, is releasing a software development kit allowing developers and publishers to introduce Heyzap ads to their games. Basically, it’s turning Heyzap’s social network into an ad network too — developers can use it to promote their games in other Heyzap games,...
Heyzap Introduces Ads To Its Mobile Gaming Network

Tongal Raises $15M For Platform That Lets Anyone Compete To Make Branded Video Campaigns

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Tongal has raised $15 million for its video content and social platform, which rewards people for making video advertisements for consumer brands. With the investment, which was led by Insight Venture Partners, Tongal plans to build out its global creative community. Tongal, founded in 2008 and based out of Los Angeles, has...
Tongal Raises $15M For Platform That Lets Anyone Compete To Make Branded Video Campaigns

Microsoft: Facebook's Graph Search is a "unified search experience" with Bing technology

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From Microsoft’s lips, Graph Search is Bing’s new best friend. Moments ago Facebook announced a new search tool, immediately sparking speculation that Bing was on the way out of the social giant. For now, that is not the case. Bing remains integrated into the core Facebook search experience, essentially providing it with breadth:...
Microsoft: Facebook's Graph Search is a "unified search experience" with Bing technology

Spotify solves discovery by discovering music ain't so social after all

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The new features announced by music service Spotify on Thursday constitute its biggest and best product upgrade since launch, plugging its worst, most lingering hole with exciting aplomb after several unimpressive attempts. But, whilst the new functionality helps solve Spotify’s music discovery problem with features familiar to “social” platform users...
Spotify solves discovery by discovering music ain't so social after all
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