Archive for category: social

Teen Social Network Let Raises $600K
/ October 15, 2014 12:54 pm
Teen Social Network Let Raises $600K

TechCrunch reports “Let, a teen social networking app with a focus on gamification, is announcing that it has raised $600,000 in seed funding.”. Read More

Fresvii Raises $1.8 Million and Reveals AppSteroid Cloud-Based Platform for in-game Voice Chat
/ October 15, 2014 12:54 pm
Fresvii Raises $1.8 Million and Reveals AppSteroid Cloud-Based Platform for in-game Voice Chat

VentureBeat reports “The startup Fresvii is coming out of stealth today with a new platform dubbed AppSteroid that allows smartphone gamers to use voice chat with other players in mobile games.” . Read More

Facebook Stickers Are Now Available In Comments on Timelines, Groups and Events
/ October 14, 2014 10:20 am
Facebook Stickers Are Now Available In Comments on Timelines, Groups and Events

TechCrunch reports “Facebook Stickers – the cute, cartoonish images Facebook Messenger users take advantage of to spice up their conversations – are now rolling out to a wider audience.”. Read More

Facebook’s Internet.org Works with Carriers to Speed up Networks, Starting in Indonesia
/ October 13, 2014 12:24 pm
Facebook’s Internet.org Works with Carriers to Speed up Networks, Starting in Indonesia

TechCrunch reports “Facebook has long been promoting the idea of free, zero-rated mobile services in emerging countries to drive more Facebook (and wider mobile data) usage.” . Read More

Instagram Is Back After Brief Outage
/ October 13, 2014 12:24 pm
Instagram Is Back After Brief Outage

Mashable reports “Instagram users experienced service issues when trying to access both the desktop and mobile website on Friday afternoon, but it's now back up and running.”. Read More

Google Hangouts Is Now A Dedicated App for Chrome OS and Windows PCs
/ October 10, 2014 11:51 am
Google Hangouts Is Now A Dedicated App for Chrome OS and Windows PCs

TechCrunch reports “Google wants to make it easier and faster for customers to use its free video and voice chat service Hangouts, which is why this morning it is rolling out a new Hangouts Chrome App for Chrome OS and Windows PCs.”. Read More

Skype Redesigns Mac and Windows apps with Focus on Chatting and File Sharing
/ October 10, 2014 11:51 am
Skype Redesigns Mac and Windows apps with Focus on Chatting and File Sharing

VentureBeat reports “Skype today announced new desktop clients for Windows and Mac. The former is available as a preview, which you can download from here, and the latter is available now from here.”. Read More

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