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Facebook Video Chat Device Will Be Its First Major Hardware Project

By | Aug 1, 2017 at 3:50 pm

At this point, it’s hard to deny that Facebook has changed the world. From connecting friends across the planet to providing for its employees, the social media company turned tech giant has experimented with everything under the sun. However, Facebook hasn’t done a lot…

News

The Evolution of Video in the Workplace

By | Feb 3, 2015 at 10:00 am

Just as The Buggles proclaimed in their 1979 hit, video really has killed the radio star. Last January alone, 190 million people nationwide watched an average of 397 videos online…each. While it might have taken a while before video was widely adopted in the workplace,…

Business

The Influence of Video Chat on the Video Interview

By | Jan 1, 2015 at 11:00 am

Video interviews are becoming increasingly popular with employers, recruiters, and job candidates alike. Seeing as video chat platforms like Skype and Google Hangouts have become commonplace in our lives, it’s no wonder video interviewing is being widely incorporated into the hiring and recruitment process….

News

Video Chat with Santa Using the ‘Hello Santa’ App

By | Dec 16, 2014 at 4:30 pm

Dear, world: Santa Claus is real. The end. Love, Ronald. Or, at least, you can make your kids actually believe this through a new iOS app and website available this holiday season. Called Hello Santa, the online service provides a way for your kids (or you…)…

Business

Miami

Miami’s LiveNinja Partners with IMRSV to Bring Emotion Recognition Technology to Online Shopping

By | Apr 24, 2014 at 10:00 am

Just last month, Miami-based LiveNinja launched Katana, their real-time video chat platform aimed at developing better understanding and closer relationships between businesses and their customers. This morning, the company announced that it has partnered with NYC’s IMRSV to add emotion recognition technology to Katana, providing an additional…

Android

WhosHere Wants to Remove the Creepiness from Meeting People on an App

By | May 23, 2012 at 9:00 am

For the privacy conscious, some of the hot new applications for meeting people are causing a double take. Apps like Highlight and Banjo are so useful, the story goes – they show you everyone nearby on a map. They show you everyone nearby on…

Software

NYC

Converse Directly With Your Website’s Visitors With Chat&

By | Jan 22, 2012 at 1:41 pm

Conversion is king, at least in the land of online sales.  You can run all the multivariate and A/B testing in the world, but when it comes to turning a prospect into a customer, there’s no replacement for a salesperson’s ability to overcome a…

Games

Second Life Meets Facebook in Dot Friends

By | Dec 27, 2011 at 12:21 pm

Last week, a new Facebook application borrowing on Second Life’s theme of an alternate, digital reality, announced it’s launch.  Much like Second Life, Dot Friends is a virtual landscape where friends can hang out, chat, buy virtual products, but .Friends ties in a Facebook users’…

Games

Los Angeles

Meet New People and Build Relationships With the Social Gaming Platform Gickup

By | May 24, 2011 at 4:00 pm

In an age where gaming has become one of the biggest activities in the world, it is easy to forget how anti-social it can actually be. It is one thing to speak with someone else through a microphone but actually conversing with another person…

Gear & Gadgets

Chatroulette: Mostly Blank Stares & Live Web Porn

By | Mar 30, 2010 at 12:10 am

Chatroulette has been the buzz of many marketers, technologist and Web enthusiasts for a few months now as it scored a New York Times article which proclaimed: “Nothing can really prepare you for the latest online phenomenon, Chatroulette.” If you haven’t heard about it…