Aiming to be a social networking destination for movie fans and studios alike, MovieLaLa announced today that it has received seed funding from several investors.
Justin Beiber has invested $1.1 million into what is supposed to be the next teen social app to address teen-needs that aren’t already being met by social networks today.
Guest Post Facebook is the top social login provider of choice across over 700 leading brands’ web properties — but Google is rapidly growing in importance.
Social networks are all about people, right? Perhaps, but they’re the worst industry at one of the most important things a brand can do: customer service.
And not just by a little.
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.
Swipp hopes to monetize its opinion-sharing app by charging brands for access to the data.
A picture might indeed be worth a thousand words as visual social networks Pinterest and Instagram continue to grow. But how do analytics change when photos say more than text?
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.
Viddy CEO and cofounder Brett O’Brien has been ousted from his role as head of the company after losing much of its buzz to Twitter-owned Vine and reportedly turning down an insane buyout offer from Twitter.
Twitter destroyed Facebook and Google+ during the Super Bowl in social media mentions.
Just as Path was beginning to put last year’s controversy over its access to user address books, the social networking app is in hot water again over location data within images.
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.
Formerly huge social network Myspace has opened up a completely revamped version of its site to the public today.
If you don’t like the way social networks try to own your data, but you’re not willing to sign off completely, there is a third way. Here’s how to regain control of your own stuff without giving up Twitter and Facebook.
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.
Along with announcing a new Communities feature for Google+ today, Google also finally gave us some updated stats on Google+.
‘Tis the season for reflection — through data crunching, of course! The folks at AddThis have tallied a year’s worth of social shares to uncover 2012′s biggest takeaways.
There’s more of just about everything in Nielsens’ 2012 state of the social union report … all except the poor old PC.
Social networks are a huge part of our lives. Unfortunately for some people, maybe too huge.
Mark Zuckerberg is surely smiling today. Facebook’s shares have shot up about 10 percent in early-hours trading, with the lockup period for nearly 800 million FB shares expiring today.
Google has taken its integrations one step further and made it incredibly easy to share files from Google Drive to Google+.
Twitter has announced that it is building an official app for Microsoft’s Windows 8 OS, which was released Friday.
Urbantag is Tagged’s fifth acquisition, following the 2011 purchases of hi5, Digsby, TopicMarks, and WeGame.
Recently, California found it illegal to ask prospective employees for their social network credentials. But it seems if you’re already hired and give your user name and password to a co-worker, she can take over your social profile with no legal repercussions. At least, under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, according to Ars Technica.
Will the funny man take the company to its IPO?
Sometimes a person wants to share a social moment with just a few folks, right when the mood strikes. For those occasions, there’s Go-Matic.
If anyone has deep thoughts about the future of advertising, Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg and venture capitalist Marc Andreessen would be among them.
As far as user milestones go, 20,000 is usually nothing to boast about. But for the App.net, the little achievement means the company can reduce its prices.
With new investment in the bank, Bottlenose is angling for dominance in the social media monitoring and analytics space.
Ping, Apple’s failed social network, will be going bye-bye later this month.
Wildly popular photo-sharing service Instagram has now surpassed 100 million users, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said today at TechCrunch Disrupt in San Francisco.
After a steady stream of complaints, Facebook will now delete photos from its servers within 30 days of getting a request instead of letting them languish for people to access later.
Popular social network Pinterest has finally brought its addictive photo-driven service to Android devices and the iPad, a sign it wants to seriously step up its game in mobile.
A new update to the social network’s developer policies that shows that, while Facebook certainly does love developers, it loves data just a little bit more.
Popular social networking service Pinterest has finally ditched invitations and opened its doors to anyone who wants to sign up on the spot.