Twitter finally released its S-1 IPO documentation this afternoon and will be seeking to raise $1 billion. The company has not yet set a price for its stock.
Twitter will made its long-anticipated S1 filing public today.
The app, which lets you take videos, slice them up, combine them in novel ways, and even add chunks from other MixBit users, first launched on iOS in August of this year. That’s interesting, because the pair are funded, at least partially, by Google.
Snapchat, the startup that built its reputation on self-destructing photo and video messages, now wants to let you make media that lasts … at least for a day.
The U.S. Department of Justice filed a motion in the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court today opposing tech companies’ bid to disclose to their users that the government is spying on their data.
“We call it zero-waste advertising,” Golec says. “We’re only hitting the right businesses.”
Guest Post Vaccines, revolutions, and skyscrapers have been built through effective teamwork and efficient resource management. But somewhere along the way, we began to over-engineer that community and digital divides crept in to take the place of physical ones.
Facebook’s mobile app ads have been tremendously successful, with 8,400 advertisers driving a massive 145 million app installs so far in 2013 alone. Now the company is adding a new ad type: mobile app ads that help developers build app engagement and conversion.
As it stands, you probably don’t use Facebook’s Graph Search, but this new feature might make you want to.
There are lots of things Mark Zuckerberg does well, but making inspirational videos is not one of them. Let’s all take a minute to remember when Facebook was a chair.
Facebook is preparing to pitch major TV networks on the benefits of integrating their advertising strategy through conversations on its social network.
Twitter indicated two weeks ago that it had filed for an IPO, but now it plans to make its filing public….
Since 2010, the National Security Agency has been creating social graphs of some Americans, according to newly disclosed documents and interviews by the New York Times.
Crowdsourced bed and breakfast startup Airbnb is celebrating after helping one of its users successfully appeal a hefty fine for renting out a room in his New York City apartment.
Guest Post While large companies have been tweeting their way to social media success for years now, too many small and medium businesses have been late to the Twitter party.
Mobile games are more like bite-sized snacks.
Twitter is making embedded photo tweets much more compelling, much more visual, and much more in your face, everywhere on the web.
Sponsored Post This fall U.S. entrepreneurs are seizing the opportunity to compete against outstanding startups across the nation and around the world as the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation hosts the first-ever “Get in the Ring: The American Startup Clash.”
“Twitter has the most reach in developing countries, where iPhone usage is sparse,” an Onavo representative told me. “As iPhone usage becomes ubiquitous, as in the US and Western Europe, the actual number of Twitter users increases, but is a smaller proportion of the overall iPhone population.”
Editor’s Pick Imgur now firmly takes its place as one of the top 30 most trafficked websites in the U.S. alongside IMDb, Apple.com, Yelp, Netflix, and AOL.
Sponsored Post Health tech innovation will take center stage in New York City this Nov. 14-Nov. 15 at the New York eHealth Collaborative’s Digital Health Conference as a “who’s who: of New York’s health IT ecosystem gather to network and discuss health care’s revolutionary transformation through technology.
Sadly, the youth of today are just as bone-headed as they were when you were in high school; they’re just more publicly bone-headed.
Title II of the President Obama’s JOBS Act says that entrepreneurs seeking cash can now notify the world. And that’s exactly what’s starting to happen.
Twitter is getting deeper and deeper into the fabric of our society. Today, the newsy up-to-the-minute social network launched Twitter Alerts, a public service that will allow “credible organizations” such as government agencies and NGOs to warn and alert the public during emergencies and natural disasters.
BitTorrent released its new Bundle format today in closed alpha, giving moviemakers, recording artists, authors, and anyone else who creates content a new mini-store that follows their art wherever it goes.
If you use Twitter on Android or iOS, you’ll see something new as soon as your phone updates itself to the latest version: personalized follow recommendations.
It’s the cure, Twitter says, to FOMO: fear of missing out.
YouTube is launching new commenting platform today that’s uses Google’s social network, Google+.
Moxtra announced that it has closed $10 million in the first round of funding for its mobile content collaboration platform. The product is built around the concept of “shared binders.”
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While China’s Great Firewall continues to restrict Internet access across most of the country, a small region in Shanghai could soon open up to foreign sites banned elsewhere in China.
The young startup has landed clients including The Travel Channel, Nestle, and The New York Giants, and it’s just pulled in $2.25M from angel investors.
Sponsored Jobs on LinkedIn just got a little more valuable. The company announced today that these paid-for job listings will now be pushed into users’ LinkedIn feeds found on the site’s homepage.
Sponsored Post The Realtime Marketing Lab in New York City on October 14th is a one-day event designed to let marketing and communications professionals get hands-on experience and test-drive some of the latest platforms first-hand.
With EasyScore, BetAmerica hopes to simplify fantasy sports with its FanEx site.
Popular users can earn money by sharing brand photos. They would get paid depending on the nature of the campaign, overall influence of publishers, and type of photo used by the brand.
Hey, here’s that business model we were all looking for. Pinterest is officially getting ads.
Unmetric set out in 2011 to give businesses information about all aspects of their social media engagement — from marketing to customer service requests. Today, the company received $5.5 million in its second round of funding.
Social optimization service Buffer, which optimizes the time of your Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Google+ postings for maximum impact, just passed one million users and over $2 million in annualized revenue.
Facebook updated its iPhone and iPad app this morning for Apple’s new iOS 7. And the result is very reminiscent of Twitter.