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  • Social Entertainment App GetGlue Streamlines iPhone App Around Check-Ins And Tweets

    Social Entertainment App GetGlue Streamlines iPhone App Around Check-Ins And Tweets

    Social recommendations app GetGlue is debuting a new web UI and iPhone app in time for the Fall TV season. The mobile and web apps have become more conversation centric, with content surfacing around check-ins and Tweets about entertainment and shows. GetGlue allows users to check-in to their favorite shows, music, movies and books, and see what their friends are enjoying in real-time. With… Read More

  • GetGlue Passes 1M Users; 100M Data Points

    Social recommendations app GetGlue has hit an important milestone today—1 million users and 100 million data points. GetGlue allows users to check-in to their favorite shows, music, movies and books, and see what their friends are enjoying in real-time. With each check-in, users earn points and stickers from GetGlue and other major brands. The app also allows users to rate their… Read More

  • The Age Of Relevance

    The Age Of Relevance

    What’s the Next Big Thing after social networking? This has been a favorite topic of much speculation among tech enthusiasts for many years. I think we are already witnessing a paradigm shift – a move away from simple social sharing towards personalized, relevant content. The key element of the next big thing is the increasing significance of the Interest Graph to complement the… Read More

  • Time Warner Leads $6 Million Round For Media Check-In App Maker AdaptiveBlue

    AdaptiveBlue, the developer of social recommendations app GetGlue, has just raised $6 million in new funding, according to an SEC filing. From the looks of the filing, it appears that Time Warner, RRE and Union Square Ventures all participated in the round. GetGlue allows users to check-in to their favorite shows, music, movies and books, and see what their friends are enjoying in real-time. Read More

  • GetGlue Hits 10 Million Monthly Ratings; Adds Coupons For Check-Ins

    GetGlue, a social browsing assistant that shows ratings and recommendations of movies, books, restaurants, stocks, and more on the web, has officially hit 10 million monthly check-ins and ratings in September, up from an average monthly rate of 5 million ratings and check-ins in previous months. GetGlue allows users can to check-in to their favorite shows, music, movies and books, and see… Read More

  • Wanting To Be Don Draper Now Gets You Something On GetGlue

    Back in July, when writing about GetGlue’s partnership with HBO, I told CEO Alex Iskold that if they struck a deal to get Mad Men stickers from AMC, I’d be on board. Well, he went out and did just that. So here I am, loading up GetGlue. And AMC is hardly the only new partner that GetGlue is announcing today. Disney, HGTV, Discovery, and, in what may be a first for news… Read More

  • GetGlue Brings Social Recommendations Goodness To The iPad; Lands Deal With Fox

    GetGlue, a social browsing assistant that shows ratings and recommendations of movies, books, restaurants, stocks, and more on the web, has been on a roll lately when it comes to the startup’s mobile strategy. In less than three months, GetGlue has launched a mobile website, an Android app and an iPhone app. Today, GetGlue is completing the package with an iPad app and a new deal… Read More

  • Social Recommendations Startup GetGlue Launches Android App, Mobile Website

    GetGlue, a social browsing assistant that shows ratings and recommendations of movies, books, restaurants, stocks, and more on the web, is furthering its mobile strategy today with the launch of an Android app and mobile website. Similar to the recently launched iPhone app, the free Android app and new mobile site allows users can to check-in to their favorite shows, music, movies and books… Read More

  • HBO Sinks Its Teeth Into GetGlue To Reward Fans For Checking-In To Hit Shows

    Forget about checking-in to venues. Apparently, the new thing to do is to check-in to whatever you’re doing — like watching television shows, or reading a book. It’s something that Hot Potato offers, and they’re in the process of being acquired by Facebook. It’s what GetGlue offers as well, and they’re already seeing over 4.5 million ratings and check-ins… Read More

  • GetGlue Blends Check-Ins With Social Recommendations In New iPhone App

    GetGlue, a social browsing assistant that shows ratings and recommendations of movies, books, restaurants, stocks, and more on the web, is going mobile today with the launch of a free iPhone app. You can find the app here. With the new app users can to check-in to their favorite shows, music, movies and books, and see what their friends are enjoying in real-time. With each check-in, users… Read More

  • Facing Heat From Facebook's Like Button, Glue Ramps Up Social Recommendations

    Facing Heat From Facebook's Like Button, Glue Ramps Up Social Recommendations

    Facebook’s new Like button was announced last week, which allows users to “Like” any piece of content on an outside site with one click. Those likes are then transported back to Facebook and integrated into users’ profiles. This feature is expected to create a vast Facebook-centric recommendation network that transcends the social network, with CEO Mark Zuckerberg… Read More