SocialRadar has raised $12.75 million for its app that combines location-based mobile technology and social media information to make you aware of the people around you — like Highlight.
Geo-mobile social app Highlight rolls out its latest update to date, with photosharing and event features.
Guest Post Facebook has become the undisputed king of social networking, serving almost 1 billion active users and valued at over $100 billion. Even with this incredible rise, Mark Zuckerberg and many others believe we’re still at the beginning of the social revolution online.
From zero to one million users in nine months flat
Guest Post In the past week, two high-profile mobile apps were effectively shut down and acquired – Hipster by Aol and Oink by Google. Both had big PR buildups, rave reviews from the tech press, and strong usage from the digerati.
Highlight, the location-based app stripping the serendipity out of meeting someone, is launching new features today inspired by the popular upcoming event South-By-South-West.
Tech journalists have a bad habit of picking a theme each year for SXSW and crafting a drama around which startup will “win” the festival. This year the contest is among the “ambient awareness” apps like Sonar, Banjo, Highlight and Glancee. All try to provide information about friends or relevant strangers who are close by.
What if you could walk past people and know who they were, or find out if you have a mutual friend without having to introduce yourself? An app for that launches today.