Category: Web 2.0

With 140M+ Users, Skype Competitor Viber Launches “Send Location” Feature For iPhone, Android

With 140M+ Users, Skype Competitor Viber Launches “Send Location” Feature For iPhone, Android

Today Viber has hit another huge milestone, announcing that there are now over 140 million users on the service, and that’s only the beginning. According to the company, an additional 400,000 users join the service every day.

New App Optimizes Your iPhone Videos for YouTube

New App Optimizes Your iPhone Videos for YouTube

This afternoon YouTube announced a brand new app for iPhone and iPod touch called YouTube Capture that optimizes the camera on your device for shooting and uploading videos to YouTube.

Giving smartphones emotional intelligence

Giving smartphones emotional intelligence

It would be great if smartphones could sense moods – especially when they’ve dropped a call three times in five minutes.

As Recipe Sharing On Pinterest Explodes, Foodily Revamps To Focus On Social

As Recipe Sharing On Pinterest Explodes, Foodily Revamps To Focus On Social

Foodily, a startup that began as a recipe search site before arriving on iPhone in late 2011, is today rolling out a major revamp of its user interface that puts even more emphasis on social interactions.

You Absolutely Need Social Media in Crowdfunding

You Absolutely Need Social Media in Crowdfunding

Chances are if you’re crowdfunding, it’s because you don’t have that kind of money to play spendthrift with. With social networking, the campaign itself becomes the cocktail party; the pitch video is your opening speech; your perks the hors d’oeuvres; an email blast, a few Tweets throughout the day.

Top 5 Apps Your Kids Will Love This Week

Top 5 Apps Your Kids Will Love This Week

The folks at Children’s Technology Review shared with us these five top apps from their comprehensive monthly database of kid-tested reviews. The site covers everything from math and counting to reading and phonics.

5 Money-Saving Tools, Apps and Websites for Holiday Shopping

5 Money-Saving Tools, Apps and Websites for Holiday Shopping

Everyone loves a good bargain — and when you have a long list of people to buy gifts for this holiday season, it’ll feel even more rewarding to nab those amazing deals.

How social data is changing the way we do business

How social data is changing the way we do business

The vast global firehose of social media today, combined with the emerging big data revolution, is now helping organizations accomplish things that were previously prohibitively expensive or even impossible.

Beware the tweeting crowds

Beware the tweeting crowds

IF YOU think money can’t buy you friends, think again. In the online world, it’s possible to purchase a crowd of fans. One thousand cost only $18 on average, according to estimates by Barracuda Networks, a network security company. Yet these friends won’t meet you for drinks after work. In fact, they don’t even exist. They are pixels on a screen.

This is What Social Media Sites Would Look Like in a High School Yearbook [INFOGRAPHIC]

This is What Social Media Sites Would Look Like in a High School Yearbook [INFOGRAPHIC]

We all remember the cliques that made up high school — the jocks, the brains, the cheerleaders and the marching band. Each had their own interests and personalities that set them apart.

How companies track you on the web [Infographics]

How companies track you on the web [Infographics]

Infographics on tracking users on the web by different companies.

Social Sentiment Takes Your Marketing To The Next Level

Social Sentiment Takes Your Marketing To The Next Level

With the onslaught of social media and social networks, customers have been empowered to express their sentiments anywhere, anytime. They communicate their opinions on blogs, product reviews, social and eCommerce sites and mainstream social channels such as tweet streams or Facebook status updates.