Tagged, the San Francisco-based social network that is most notable because of its ability to grow profitably during the Facebook era, has closed its first acquisition. dotSyntax, the corporation that created the popular Digsby instant messaging and social client, is now part of Tagged. The terms of the deal were not disclosed, but all seven dotSyntax employees will join Tagged.
We recently wrote about OneRiot’s foray into the advertising world, RiotWise, which places content in an emphasized position in their realtime feed. Because people are becoming more and more interested in realtime search and getting access to information that is going on right now, OneRiot believes in the strong potential of serving relevant ads beside results. Today, the realtime search engine is… → Read More
We’ve accumulated a list of the twenty most popular Twitter applications, based on monthly unique visitor data from Compete.
Twitpic, an app that lets users share photos on Twitter, took the top spot with 1,236,828 unique visitors in January. Tweetdeck, which came in second with 285,864 monthly visits, is a Twitter app that streamlines notifications and tweets. Third place went to Digsby (with… → Read More
When Facebook officially unveiled its plans for Facebook Chat in March, many accused the company of creating yet another walled garden. The company’s proprietary chat protocol was not Jabber/XMPP-compliant, it didn’t incorporate other IM services like AIM and MSN onsite, and no APIs were provided for developers. Nonetheless Digsby, a multiprotocol desktop client like Trillian and Adium… → Read More