Making a sustainable business in the Web 3.0 era means incorporating feedback loops into the basic design of every product and service.
50 million Americans are meal insecure and one in five kids faces hunger. Mogl’s restaurant loyalty program lets you earn cash to donate to food banks, compete with your friends, and track hunger in your city.
Every person on Facebook — all 1.2 billion of you — sees a unique homepage every time they visit the social network. But storing, fetching, and analyzing the hundreds of petabytes of data to generate those pages in real time is no easy task.
FlowPlay distinguished itself by making a massively multiplayer online world, where every game is social.
Email is somewhat of a lost cause in the eyes of many people who get far too many messages to sort through on a computer screen in a single day. However, that could be because we’re just using the wrong device.
Mobile branded content company TextPride has completed a $1 million seed funding round, the company said. TextPride makes stickers and emojis that mobile messaging apps can add as paid upgrades to their services.
Wondering where that beautiful tunnel of ivy everyone is pinning actually lives? Now Pinterest will let you attach pins to a map, showing exactly where you can find the real thing.
Twitter is the new customer service, to the surprise of no one who’s been paying attention. But few companies are taking it as far as Dutch airline KLM, which is now displaying live wait times on its Twitter account.
While other mobile game firms are dashing into hardcore and midcore games, Pocket Gems is staying put.
60 percent of social shopping starts on Facebook. 15 percent starts on Pinterest, and a little five percent wedge begins on Twitter. But there’s one network you’ve probably never heard of that drives more than Pinterest and four times more social shopping traffic than Twitter.
Forty-thousand Kiwis have a signed a petition on online activism site Care2, asking New Zealand police to apprehend and charge several teen boys who allegedly date- and gang-raped underage girls and then posted details — including their victims’ names — on Facebook.
Editor’s Pick At companies that run on Google Apps, the Google+ identity machine creates an invasive view of everything you do, including personal email and search conducted from work devices.
Welcome to Instagram, Windows Phone owners. We can’t wait to see what your dessert looks like today.
Between 10 and 20 million accounts on Facebook are owned by people who are dead, but no one can access their account and update it. And if you die with a PayPal account, or perhaps Bitcoin in a digital wallet, it’s possible no one will be able to collect your cash. In fact, up to 55 percent of digital assets are impossible to restore after death, according to a McAfee study.
Since they’re digitally literate from the start, many younger workers are required or encouraged to use personal Facebook and Twitter accounts to post company-approved messages.
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For Twitter, it’s not enough to be a social network that serves as the pulse for what everyone is currently talking about the most. Now the company also wants to direct your eyeballs to a specific location at a specific time, such as your television screen during prime time viewing hours.
Guest Post Adam Lewis is a tech entrepreneur and CEO of Apploi, a mobile recruiting application.
Because sometimes an animated gif is worth a zillion words.
What if you discovered a cure for a rare disease and didn’t even know it? This “Tumblr for scientists” gives researchers a place to share their work, find relevant research of their colleagues, and collaborate.
The Russian Internet giant made its first foray into the U.S. market today with the launch of an e-mail app (myMail), a messaging app (myChat), and a gaming app (myGames).
Sponsored Post User communities are typically seen as a necessity rather than a key asset, but they’re gaining much more attention as organizations realize they can be a long-term value generator.
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Is this facet of modern life something we are getting used to — something that doesn’t bother us any more than using a fob to enter a building?
BarkBox, which sends you monthly boxes of goodies for your pooch, is launching a new site called PuppyFeed. PuppyFeed is basically a photo-sharing forum where BarkBox subscribers post photos of their dogs with captions and hashtags, and bond with other users over their shared passion for puppies.
Former Google ad manager Michelle Morris has joined Facebook to help car companies sell more vehicles on Facebook, the company announced this morning.
Guest Post How long will it be before we hear about an even younger social media platform that has millions of teenagers flocking to use its service over Snapchat’s?
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Here’s something that Facebook wants to make absolutely clear: Your Facebook activity is also a big part of Facebook’s advertising activity.
If corporations and neighborhoods and small startups and niche interest groups can have a social network, why shouldn’t families?
Helsinki-based Scoopshot announced today that it has raised $3.9 million in a Series A round of funding to continue growing its crowdsourced photography business globally.
Scheduling posts on Facebook used to be a minute-long process of pain. Today, Facebook made it a second of sweetness.
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A new Apple patent details how Siri, the company’s digital assistant, could use crowdsourcing to provide smarter, human-powered answers in the future. The patent, however, sounds almost exactly like what existing crowdsourced search engine ChaCha is doing today.
It’s Christmas-comes-early for geeks.
While Facebook had already dished out $1 billion to buy photo sharing social network Instagram, the company was hoping to make an even bigger offer for photo service Snapchat.
Advertisers using Twitter to connect with potential customers can now target with even more fine-grained accuracy, thanks to three new updates that Twitter announced today.
If you’re trying to produce likable, shareable Instagram images, you’d better share blueish images with a lot of background, texture, and light. And stay away from red.
Poshmark finally released its Android app Tuesday opening its already popular iOS marketplace to a huge segment of potential “closet entrepreneurs.”
Texting and driving is actually more dangerous than drinking and driving. Road Wars launched its mobile app today that aims to make people more focused, careful, and law-abiding when they drive.