Tag Archive: Social


Letterboxd app turns movie tracking into a social network

If you’re a movie fan, you may well have visited the website Letterboxd at some point — giving you a fun way of tracking your movie-watching, built around a neat social network premise. Today Letterboxd finally got around to launching its official mobile app, bringing the service to iPhones everywhere. Trust us, if you’re a […]

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Which social media management tool is right for your business? Depends on its size

This post is brought to you by Link-Assistant.Com Social media is a key component for businesses of any size. Whether it’s a restaurant managing their Facebook page and Yelp reviews, or a massive corporation whose message must be coordinated and ultimately use social media to shift public opinion, there are a whole range of powerful […]

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Instagram gets more social with direct messaging

Photo-sharing service Instagram takes another step closer to becoming its own self-contained social network today with features aimed at the 85 million folks using Instagram Direct, which lets you send direct messages to individual users or groups of up to 15 people. The new features include threaded messaging and a new way to share Instagram […]

Number 2 on the App Store: a social network for pooping

Look, we know you’ve taken your iPhone into the bathroom with you for number two. Everyone has. That doesn’t mean you should tell people about it. But a new app, charmingly called Pooductive, is for just that. It’s dedicated to facilitating meaningful, anonymous conversation on the toilet about… you can guess the topic. Pooductive is […]

ResearchKit as popular as social media, says medical dev

As the largest crowdsourced medical data-gathering app ever, ResearchKit is arguably one of the most important inventions of recent times. And according to LifeMap Solutions, the company behind inaugural ResearchKit app Asthma Health, it’s more than living up to its… Read more ›

Face-Cook, Ive-Space, or Schi-tter? Apple patent hints at new social network

Apple could introduce its own iOS-exclusive social network, according to a patent application published today. Described broadly as “Lifestyle-Based Social Groups,” the application may be used to set up real-world childcare groups, lift-sharing, dining clubs etc., by automatically determining your interests… Read more ›

Tim Cook: Steve Jobs phoned my mom to discuss my social life

Something you hear over and over are stories about Steve Jobs being, well, a jerk. A recently released anecdote, however, tells a different story: about Jobs caring so much about workaholic Tim Cook having a life outside Apple that he even… Read more ›

Apple could be about to buy social networking app Path

Apple and Path are close to a reaching a buyout agreement, according to a new report from PandoDaily. The social network app would likely be built into Apple Messages to some degree, although details remain unknown. According to a single… Read more ›

These killer apps turn your Mac into a social media machine

While looking at social media on your favorite iOS devices is smooth, making the transition to the Mac just isn’t quite the same. Though there are plenty of top-notch applications for looking at Twitter or Snapchat on iOS, the social… Read more ›

The new Foursquare app is less social and more like Yelp

Foursquare pioneered the location check-in phenomenon that Facebook and so many others now offer. But the reality is that Foursquare just hasn’t been that popular for quite a while. It put out a flashy new check-in app called Swarm earlier this… Read more ›