Refresh, a mobile app for iOS that promises to create an “instant dossier” on anyone you meet, just secured a $10 million Series A round.
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Convo is competing against giants in a space that includes Microsoft’s Yammer and Salesforce’s Chatter. But chief executive Faizan Buzdar said Convo’s key differentiator is its focus on employee engagement.
Oftentimes when you see a tweet on Twitter or see a tweet as part of news coverage, there’s something missing. That something is context. Twitter has addressed this with its new “related headlines” feature.
“Health-tech companies have great visions for the future — but we also have to solve the problems that doctors still have today,” said Doximity CEO Jeff Tangney.
ResearchGate, a social network for scientists, has scored a sweet $35 million third round of funding led by Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates and Tenaya Capital.
Salesforce has introduced a new product called Company Communities that aims to replace boring corporate intranet with a network that emphasizes mobile and social features, the company announced today.
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The powerhouse social site has improved its enviable good looks and upped the IQ of its pins so that everyone, including businesses, can get more out of pinning.
Enterprise social network Tibbr has had a strong emphasis on mobile access for some time but today it has taken another step forward with newly designed apps for iPhone, iPad, Android, and BlackBerry 10.
Foursquare CEO Dennis Crowley took on Foursquare critics who doubt that the company can grow into a profitable business.
Enterprise social networking business Jive Software has launched its spring 2013 update with new features including “rooms” for collaborating on specific projects, and integration with cloud storage service Box.
It’s been seven years since Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey sent his first tweet (back when it was called Twttr).
Salesforce has updated its iOS and Android versions of Chatter — the company’s business social networking and collaboration service — with critical new features to match their browser counterpart.
In a strange social media move, the Vatican has deleted all of the tweets sent from Pope Benedict XVI’s @Pontifex account.
Facebook’s mobile app for iOS has been updated with several new features today, including placing free calls over data.
Oh, you thought your trip photos from Cancun were great for Facebook? Sorry, next to astronaut Chris Hadfield, you’ve got nothing.
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Facebook was down for a large number of users Monday morning, leaving those affected people less than thrilled but still willing to make a few jokes.
Social media management startup Sprinklr has raised $15 million in second-round funding to help it continue to dominate in the social management space and keep an edge over services like Radian6, Wildfire, and Involver.
Twitter destroyed Facebook and Google+ during the Super Bowl in social media mentions.
Facebook has updated its popular iOS application with the ability to record and share videos and voice messages, a big improvement to the already well-featured app.
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Google has added 24 new features to its Google+ service and updated its beautiful Android and iOS apps in yet another show of commitment to the social network.
Twitter will roll out its bigger and bolder profiles to all users on Dec. 12.
Social networking titan Facebook has started testing a new sound for whenever a user receives a notification. It’s pretty annoying, honestly.
Google has taken its integrations one step further and made it incredibly easy to share files from Google Drive to Google+.
Editor’s Pick In a surprising move, Facebook said it has no plans to build a native app for Microsoft’s just-released Windows 8 OS, the company told VentureBeat today.
Twitter has announced that it is building an official app for Microsoft’s Windows 8 OS, which was released Friday.
Salesforce has added a wider array of services to its Marketing Cloud toolset, including Klout, Kred, Kanjoya, and PeekAnalytics, to help businesses not only listen to customers but also better understand them.
Urbantag is Tagged’s fifth acquisition, following the 2011 purchases of hi5, Digsby, TopicMarks, and WeGame.
Sure, Facebook is the world’s largest social network — and the one currently ranked highest by teens. But don’t count the little blue bird out yet: Twitter just might be winning the youth numbers game.
If you’ve felt like sending out your status and content to all of your social networks was a bit laborious, Kliq wants to give you a hand with its new app that smartly shares your content through all your networks at once.
Apparent’s app for the iPhone creates a small social network that connects parents with each other to make the playdate scheduling process easier.
Last night, the Seattle Seahawks beat the Green Bay Packers after the referees blundered an important call. Today, the Twittersphere and other social networks are buzzing loudly about the replacement refs and calling for the NFL to bring back the pros.
MySpace might not be cool anymore, but the site’s upcoming redesign — as shown in a new video — looks absolutely stunning.
Wildly popular photo-sharing service Instagram has now surpassed 100 million users, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said today at TechCrunch Disrupt in San Francisco.
Professional social network LinkedIn has added real-time notifications to let you know when people comment or like a post, send an invitation to connect, and more, the company announced today.
Popular social and information network Twitter has added the ability to embed interactive timelines on any website, the company said in a blog post today.