Path 3.2 is designed to give the user more control. It has tools for private sharing, designating an “inner circle,” and will now offer a premium subscription service.
In some ways simple conversations have been the last refuge of our analog past. No longer.
ShareThis offers publishers a range of widgets and tools to facilitate social sharing. This fourth round of funding comes just six months after the company raised $23 million in March.
AddToAny’s founder Pat Diven announced that he is reacquiring his content sharing startup from Kleiner-backed Lockerz for an undisclosed amount.
Instagram, it turns out, shares in … not out.
Two lifelong friends have come up with a way for fashionistas to keep their closets fresh without going broke.
Guest Post People share for two major reasons: “a) they altruistically want to share the enjoyment of that video with others or b) they selfishly want to be seen sharing or critiquing that video.”
“If you give tools that allow people to be creative, people get very creative,” said Bondsy’s founder.
“So many people that have given up the concept of a photo collection,” he says. “Faces, places, and things are important ways to automatically categorize photos. And they keep getting smarter every day.”
In fact, gamification boosts commenting 13 percent, social sharing to Facebook, Twitter, and networks 22 percent, and content discovery by a massive 68 percent.
The Transporter started as a Kickstarter campaign and is now backed by $6 million in venture capital.
Guest Post People who work using TaskRabbit, Airbnb, Lyft, and GetAround can make a surprising amount of money.
The founder of Buzzfeed found success by ignoring Google search results and focusing obsessively on getting people to share content.
Social engagement tool Buffer is relaunching today as a sharing platform … with big benefits. And analytics, and a great user experience, and some cool new features that HootSuite should start getting worried about.
Traffic is generally a good thing for websites. But perhaps Pinterest, which has been called the third most popular social network after Facebook and Twitter, has enough.
So you want to share that tweet, but don’t want to retweet. And you don’t want to copy, paste, and email, or take a screenshot and send it. Twitter will soon have a solution for you.
The Israeli Defense Force has, in the most egregious display of death-worshipping idiocy I’ve ever seen, gamified its war blog, giving visitors badges and points for tweeting, sharing, and otherwise spreading the word about Israel’s war on terror.
Dropbox just announced a new integration today, and it’s a doozy: Facebook. Starting today, Facebook users can share files, pictures, and folders to their friends and contacts in Facebook Groups.
Mobile photo and video sharing app Mobli has raised $20 million.
Everyone knows Pinterest is huge and growing and driving huge amounts of traffic … and all online retailers want a piece of it. Indigo, the largest Canadian online bookseller, was no different.
My phone is full of pictures of the dishes I try at new restaurants, and now these tasty shots have a place to go beyond my SD card. Previously available on the iPhone, Evernote Food launches Thursday for Android devices. Use the app to document your meals in pictures and words. It will then back up that info to Evernote’s main note-keeping service.
If you’re a publisher looking to reach as many consumers as possible, web sharing platform ShareThis may have just the answer. The company, which has made a name for itself by making it easy for readers to share online content to practically any social network, is launching two new tools today: the Social Quality Index (SQI) Analytics Dashboard and SQI Lookup.
Elegant discovery and sharing tool Fancy released a new iPhone and iPad app today, adding some simple social commerce to the mix that might just change the whole experience.
"Viddy well, little brother. Viddy well." - Clockwork Orange - 1971
Dropbox announced Monday morning on Twitter that you can now share your Dropbox folders with friends on Facebook.
Popular social networking management service HootSuite announced Wednesday it has added support for more social apps and opened its Engagement API.
The concept of “Collaborative Consumption” is not new in the West, but it is in the East and especially in China. The term collaborative consumption basically means sharing things with other people — via barter, trade, or rental — and giving access instead of ownership. The Internet has pushed this quaint notion beyond just sharing between friends to create a powerful business model.
Loosecubes, a website that lets companies sublet empty office spaces by the day or week, launched new ranking features today aimed at gathering detailed review information from renters. That data will be used by the office-sharing startup to make its workplace listings more effective.
A startup called Bo.lt just announced a new, very different way to share pages on the Web.
Facebook announced a few days ago that it would offer developers access to users’ address and phone number information. Not surprisingly, that’s sparked a bit of an uproar. Now, according to Facebook’s director of developer relations Douglas Purdy, the company is putting the feature on hold as it works to make the process clearer to users.
Social news site Reddit has graciously decided to share its end of year growth numbers in a company blog post. While the company may have grown from 250 million to more than 829 million pageviews, possibly the most interesting inclusion was that their search feature went from “sucked” to “works.”
Back in June, we covered the Tel Aviv, Israel-based startup Libox, which aims to let you play your media on any device, and easily share media with friends. Now Libox has released a free iPhone app, and after playing around with it for a few hours, it’s clear that the company has created something that practically every iPhone owner would find invaluable.
Sharetivity is one of 65 companies chosen by VentureBeat to launch at the DEMO Spring 2010 event taking place this week. These companies do pay a fee to present, but our coverage of them remains objective.
Watchitoo, which lets distant friends see and discuss content simultaneously in a shared window, is opening to the public today. (We covered the service in May, when it was in private beta testing.)