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Facebook round-up: carrier billing, Offerpop, Ustream, voter registration

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Facebook mobile carrier billing live in select countries – Facebook began accepting mobile payments for its mobile web service via carrier billing in the U.S., UK and Germany this week, according to an announcement from Bango, which is powering the service. Users can buy game credits and virtual goods through their mobile...
Facebook round-up: carrier billing, Offerpop, Ustream, voter registration
Bing adds more to its social search with Quora results

With revenues doubling quarterly, Sprout Social expands its social media management suite

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Today, Chicago-based Sprout Social announced the addition of two new features to its social media management suite: Sprout Queue and ViralPost. Sprout Queue is a tool that allows for content to be scheduled for publishing. While that is a relatively normal tool, combined with ViralPost, it becomes something more. ViralPost analyzes...
With revenues doubling quarterly, Sprout Social expands its social media management suite
Priority #1 in 2013: Take control of your company's social destiny
How Entelo uses data to make your résumé passé
How a cup of coffee can land you your next job (or client)
Holiday rental firm HouseTrip rakes in $40m as big backers multiply
Zite, after doubing engagement, adds more publishers sections (exclusive)
Pulse news reader app takes on Flipboard with social feeds from Facebook, Instagram, Tumblr, and YouTube

Rumored Facebook Data Expansion Webwide Promising, Nerve-Wracking

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Despite its walled-in history, many of Facebook's recent strides have trended toward making what was once private public, and that which was previously unavailable to search engines discoverable. The company, cognizant of the failures experienced by data hoarders of the past, appears to have the desire to change - and...
Rumored Facebook Data Expansion Webwide Promising, Nerve-Wracking

Try Soul Compare to assess the value of your soul and maybe even trade it for something questionable

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Internet trickster Tom Scott has created a site called ‘Soul Compare‘ that has a little message in the madness. Never one to miss a punchline, Scott described Soul Compare as “…a new startup that’ll disrupt the old and slow soul-selling industry. No more midnight meetings at deserted crossroads; instead, your soul...
Try Soul Compare to assess the value of your soul and maybe even trade it for something questionable

Mobile Social Network MocoSpace Launches Android App

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Boston-based start-up MocoSpace, is helping consumers connect with each other using Android phones through the recent launch of their chatting app. The android app will help garner a greater user base for MocoSpace and create additional opportunities for monetization. The mobile social network provider launched in 2006 and has already...
Mobile Social Network MocoSpace Launches Android App

Facebook management applications Shoutlet, Vitrue release updates

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As more brands turn to third-party social media management tools, companies like Shoutlet and Vitrue continue to add new features and integrate more services into their applications. Both companies released significant product updates in the past week making them worth another look for marketers who might be interested in tools...
Facebook management applications Shoutlet, Vitrue release updates

Salesforce Debuts Rypple-Powered Work.com To Help Companies Manage And Reward Talent

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Nearly a year ago, Salesforce acquired social performance platform Rypple, and revealed that it will be entering the human capital management (a.k.a. employee and talent management software) market. Earlier this year, Salesforce rebranded Rypple as “Salesforce Rypple,” but today the CRM giant is debuting a brand new Rypple, under the...
Salesforce Debuts Rypple-Powered Work.com To Help Companies Manage And Reward Talent

Social Discovery Is Pushing Search and Social Closer

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Social discovery will remake the Internet, or at least how we plumb it. Need evidence? Persistent rumors of a Facebook search engine, Google's efforts to integrate Google+ into its search results and Microsoft's addition of Facebook tagging into Bing results. Social discovery is philosophy of online search that holds that people are more...
Social Discovery Is Pushing Search and Social Closer
Cobook, A Better Mac Address Book, Now Syncs With Google Contacts

DEMO: The Winning Startups in Mobile, Social, and More Are…

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DEMO Spring 2010 just ended and executive producer Matt Marshall has just given out the DEMO God awards to the most promising companies in a range of categories, as well as the audience choice award, which offers the winning company $1 million in free advertising on the IDG network....
DEMO: The Winning Startups in Mobile, Social, and More Are…

Lessons From The Auto Industry: Leveraging Social For Organic Traction

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Links are not often thought of as a by-product of a great social campaign. Often the goals of those working on social profiles for a brand revolve around a simple goal: Getting more followers and building an audience. This is a strong goal that makes sense, but rather short sighted....
Lessons From The Auto Industry: Leveraging Social For Organic Traction

Studio Stefke: Gmail Gets a Slick Social CRM Tool. You’re Going to Like This.

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Studio Stefke Gmail Gets a Slick Social CRM Tool. You’re Going to Like This. – http://thenextweb.com/apps… 16 minutes ago from Google Reader - Comment - Like...
Studio Stefke: Gmail Gets a Slick Social CRM Tool. You’re Going to Like This.

The Future of Marketing Starts with Publishing Part 1

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I recently called for businesses to broaden their perspective of Social Media from an experimental stage of acting and reacting, to one of learning and leading through intelligence, participation, and also publishing. Creating social profiles and broadcasting tweets and status updates is elementary, whereas creating a meaningful presence through...
The Future of Marketing Starts with Publishing Part 1

Facebook and ComScore: “This is how to do social marketing”

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ComScore released a new study with Facebook today explaining “how social marketing works.” If that sounds to suspicious minds like the fox explaining how to guard the chickens, that’s because it pretty much is. However, the study does contain a huge amount of useful information for social marketers. Here are some...
Facebook and ComScore: “This is how to do social marketing”
Mobile news aggregator Zite adds publisher sections for CNN, Bleacher Report, & others

Findables, The Startup Turning Device Cases Into Scannable Business Cards, Finds Its Way To Store Shelves

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Findables, a speciality case maker for smartphones and tablets, has just scored some significant distribution deals for its QR-coded, “connected” cases. Previously, the company was selling online and in 550 “The Store’s” in Canada, but will now be on the shelves in all 1,100 Office Depot stores in the U.S....
Findables, The Startup Turning Device Cases Into Scannable Business Cards, Finds Its Way To Store Shelves

Next-gen calendar app Sunrise for iOS gets smarter with Rapportive-style profiles for event attendees

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We were mightily impressed by calendar app Sunrise when it launched on iOS last month. Now an update to the app has just gone live that further redefines what we should expect from a mobile calendar. Sunrise is part of a wave of iOS apps like Mailbox, Taskbox and Tempo...
Next-gen calendar app Sunrise for iOS gets smarter with Rapportive-style profiles for event attendees

Pictually: About.me for artists and photographers

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Since About.me set the standard for how to create a splash page, giving users one place to link to their many online profiles, we’ve seen quite a few niche spin-offs targeting musicians, small businesses and professionals. The latest of its kind, Pictually has joined their ranks, with a unique twist...
Pictually: About.me for artists and photographers

Raising startup funding: 7 things you need to be prepared

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Demo Day at TechStars Seattle took place a week ago, and the teams worked hard to get their pitches ready for a group of prospective investors.  Demo Day was just the first step. The pace of courting and closing investors will be super fast. Here are seven tips I gave the teams...
Raising startup funding: 7 things you need to be prepared
About.me bids farewell to AOL, becomes independent company again

About.me gets an official WordPress widget to display your profile in your blog's sidebar

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About.me, the service that lets you create a one-page website all about you and your interests, has announced a new WordPress widget available for both the hosted .com and non-hosted .org WordPress platforms. So, what does this widget do? Well, it shows off your About.me background, bio and services within...
About.me gets an official WordPress widget to display your profile in your blog's sidebar

I’ve seen the future of social influence measurement, and it isn’t Klout

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(Editor’s note: this is a guest post penned by Jan Rezab, co-founder and CEO of Socialbakers, a company focused on social media marketing and measurement. It’s based on his personal experiences, so your opinion may differ.) The Klout score as a fun metric to express your social engagement – why...
I’ve seen the future of social influence measurement, and it isn’t Klout

HootSuite hits 4 million users, lets them all manage LinkedIn Company Pages for free

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Boosting connectivity between its social media dashboard and one of the world’s most popular professional online networks, HootSuite has announced it now offers free management of LinkedIn Company Pages, also hitting the 4 million global user mark. HootSuite has boasted Company Pages, Group and Profile support via its beta program...
HootSuite hits 4 million users, lets them all manage LinkedIn Company Pages for free
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