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‘Connect’ Launches on Android with Novel Features

By | Mar 5, 2015 at 11:00 am

Connect, the social network that brings together all the contacts from other networks, has just launched the Android version of its mobile app, exactly one year after it won the “Best Overall” prize at the 2014 LAUNCH Festival. Along with this new app, some…

Social Media

San Francisco

BAND Hits 40 Million Users, Expands to US

By | Feb 27, 2015 at 11:00 pm

I wrote about Camp Mobile’s BAND recently, a platform that’s looking to redefine social networking and messaging apps for maximum control and private communications. The team was proud to announce that they recently hit 40 million users worldwide. The invite-only platform lets users organize…

Social Media

Houston

Swaha: Don’t Just Tell Your Story, Show it

By | Feb 26, 2015 at 6:30 pm

When a person posts a photo to their social media channels they’re not looking to show off one isolated slice of time to their friends. Rather, they’re hoping to tell a story about the significance a photo represents within the context of their lives….

Android

San Francisco

Informal Study: California, Home of Social Media Narcissism

By | Jan 12, 2015 at 2:30 pm

While reality TV often portrays California as a state rampant with narcissists, there hasn’t ever really been any proof of this in any kind of concrete sense. Now, though, it seems we’ve got some data to back that back – at least, according to…

Marketing

Which Marketing Techniques Should you Adopt in the Year 2015?

By | Jan 11, 2015 at 8:00 am

With the progress of marketing techniques beyond “buzzword shifts”, 2015 is sure to witness further marketing changes. There are multiple forces shaping these changes and it’s important to understand how they will manifest themselves. Here is a rundown on the top marketing changes which…

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Social Media

KingForADay: A Networking App Built By One Person, For One Person (You)

By | Jan 7, 2015 at 11:00 am

Ever thought that you just weren’t getting enough time in the limelight? Perhaps up-and-coming networking app, KingForADay, would be right up your alley. KingForADay is not your average networking app. It doesn’t rely on existing connections, and it never pretends to be a level…

iPad

Want to Know What’s Trending Nearby Right at This Moment? Use Zoom Social

By | Jan 7, 2015 at 10:00 am

With so many apps being developed every day to make life easy, it sometimes becomes difficult to sift out the tremendous ones from the mediocre. However, the simplest way is to ask what this app can do for me. Since social media has dramatically…

Business

Twitter Rolls Out New Recap Feature to Compete with Facebook

By | Jan 2, 2015 at 11:09 am

Twitter doesn’t want users to miss a thing. That’s why the company started rolling out the “while you were away” feature, which highlights at the top of timeline what Twitter thinks are the best tweets users may have missed since their last visit. It’s very…

Advertising

How Google Changed the SEO Market

By | Dec 31, 2014 at 8:07 pm

In today’s global and very competitive market, brands need to appear when users search for them in Google or mention them in social networks. Why? Because appearing can generate a boost in sales and revenue, as these two statistics show: 80% of users search…

Entertainment

Upgrade Your Selfies With These Apps

By | Dec 26, 2014 at 9:00 pm

2014 was the year of selfies; from Ellen DeGeneres’ star-studded Oscar selfie to President Obama’s selfie with Vice President Biden, everyone has taken a selfie this year. And this trend will definitely continue in 2015.   So we’ve created a list of apps and…

Location Based Services

Austin

‘Avoid Humans’ App Will Help You Avoid People in Your Hometown This Winter Holiday Season

By | Dec 24, 2014 at 5:30 pm

The winter holidays are wonderful…beautiful…cheerful; the winter holidays are terrible…stressful…awful. No matter who you are, this time of year often represents some of the best and the worst of what this life has to offer. Sure, many of us get to go back to…

Google

Gmail Innovations Since its Inception: How Google Changed eMail

By | Dec 13, 2014 at 6:00 pm

Gmail is a comprehensive, powerful e-mail program that all of us use almost everyday, every minute. But indeed it can be confusing for even those who have been using it since the launch and inception in Beta since 2004. That’s because Google prefers to…

Business

TrackMaven Closes $14M Series B Round of Financing

By | Dec 9, 2014 at 11:42 am

This morning, Washington, D.C.-based TrackMaven, the analytics platform that provides deep intelligence for digital marketers to enable them to create competitive campaigns, announced the closing of a Series B round of financing. According to a blog post penned by founder and CEO Allen Gannett, the $14…

Entertainment

Send Holiday Cheer Through a Video Greeting with Congrats

By | Dec 5, 2014 at 9:00 am

It’s the holiday season, which means it’s time to share what you’re thankful for, and spread love and cheer to loved ones near and far. This year, technology is giving us new ways to connect virtually, including new apps such as Congrats and social media platforms…