Tag Archives: social media

Facebook’s Latest IPO Coverage

Facebook posted a fifth amendment to its IPO today, revealing that it will be selling 180M shares of Class A stock at $28-35. This means the company will be raising between 5 and $ 6.3 billion. Also, existing shareholders are selling 157,415,352 shares. The amendment itself states: Facebook, Inc. is offering 180,000,000 shares of its Class A common stock […]

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ShowYou Is Now A Web Service: How It Works And What’s Different

Two days ago, ShowYou–the social video app for smartphones and tablets–announced it would be releasing it’s services on the web. Now you can view Showyou’s video grids direct on your computer instead of having to use your mobile devices. The web-based ShowYou comes with an updated search engine software that brings you more accurate and […]

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Klout Moves Into Mobile With New iOS App, Android Coming Soon Too

Social media tool Klout expands from the web into mobile with the release of a new iOS app. Klout is a social media service that measures your influence on different social networks, like Facebook and Twitter, and assigns you a Klout score based on that. The company already has a mobile website, but this is their […]

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Nick Denton Plans To Revamp Gawker’s Commenting System

Nick Denton, founder of the Gawker, Gizmodo, Jezebel and Lifehacker doesn’t like most of the comments on his blog. “For every two comments that are interesting…there will be eight that are off-topic or just toxic,” says Nick. Because of this, Gawker.com will undergo huge renovations to it’s commenting system. At SXSW Interactive last month, he […]

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PinView Turns Your Facebook Timeline Into Pinterest-like Board

“Browse Facebook like you browse Pinterest.” This line above comes directly from the newest Facebook app PinView. The idea is to make the Facebook Timeline easier to manage, like Pinterest. PinView shows your Facebook content, like your friends and news feed, in an organized board. It brings up your news feed in a grid, and […]

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Wander, “A Combination Of Tumblr And Pinterest”, Raises $1.2 Million

Wander is a start-up working out of TechStars in NYC, and has just raised 1.2 million dollars from investors. According to TechCrunch‘s Alexia Tsotsis, Wander is “a combination of Tumblr and Pinterest, Yelp, Tripadvisor and Foursquare.” The enigmatic company hasn’t released much on its product besides a company blog with a design-heavy feel and a fun promotional […]

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Banjo Reaches 1 Million Users Faster Than Pinterest, Foursquare & Twitter Did

Ambient social networking tool Banjo hit the 1 miliion user mark in just 9 months. The same feat was accomplished by Twitter in 24 months, Foursquare in 16 months and Pinterest in 13 months. Banjo’s succes lies in the company’s top priority: adapting to the customer’s needs. For example, when the company saw Instagram’s fast-moving […]

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