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  • Another Private Social Network For Families: Grou.ps Debuts Babyzilla App

    Another Private Social Network For Families: Grou.ps Debuts Babyzilla App

    White label social networking platform Grou.ps is the latest to join the increasingly crowded “private networks for posting about babies” space (we may need a better title for this…), which has been heating up as of late. The company has just launched a new mobile app called Babyzilla on both iOS and Android, which allows families to privately communicate, post updates… Read More

  • It's a WinWin, Grou.ps launches referral program for Ning exiles

    Hoping to cash in further on Ning’s shuttering of its free version, competitor Grou.ps is upping the ante with the launch of “WinWin”, a referral program directly targeting so-called Ning exiles. The service claims to have already migrated more than 50,000 Ning networks, making it the largest “do-it-yourself social networking platform”, and hopes to continue… Read More

  • It's A WinWin, Grou.ps Launches Referral Program For Ning Exiles

    Hoping to cash in further on Ning’s shuttering of its free version, competitor Grou.ps is upping the ante with the launch of “WinWin”, a referral program directly targeting so-called Ning exiles. The service claims to have already migrated more than 50,000 Ning networks, making it the largest “do-it-yourself social networking platform”, and hopes to continue… Read More

  • Grou.ps And Grouply Welcome Ning Refugees

    With yesterday’s news of Ning’s move to eliminate free social networks on its platform, competitors are rushing to emphasize their free offerings for building a social network. Today, Grouply, a startup that’s built around creating and managing online groups from Google and Yahoo Groups, is going to try to make it easy for Ning users to port their groups to… Read More

  • DIY Social Network Platform GROU.PS Now Syncs With Yahoo Groups

    GROU.PS, a do-it-yourself social network focused on moderated online collaboration has unveiled a synchronization tool that allows the group administrators on Yahoo Groups to sync with GROU.PS. So Yahoo Groups admins can incorporate functionality such as, location-based services and chat, into their platforms from GROU.PS. The new tool doesn’t require the Yahoo Group owners to shut… Read More

  • GROU.PS DIY Social Network Platform Reaches 2 Million Users, Becomes More Customizable

    GROU.PS, a do-it-yourself social network focused on moderated online collaboration has steadily gained an impressive amount of users and added compelling features to its application. The social network platform has just hit 2 million users, adding another million members in just 6 months. And GROU.PS has amped up its offering for publishers by launching Elastic Modules, which gives publishers… Read More

  • GROU.PS Finds $1 Million For DIY Social Network Platform

    GROU.PS, a do-it-yourself social network focused on moderated online collaboration, has raised $1 million in an extended Series A round of funding from Golden Horn Ventures. The company previously raised $1.1 million in Series A funding from Golden Horn in 2008. GROU.PS currently has 1 million registered members and 40,000 social networks on the platform. The DIY social network is growing… Read More

  • DIY Social Network GROU.PS Adds Ranking System To Assign Privileges To Contributors

    GROU.PS, a do-it-yourself social network focused on moderated online collaboration is launching a new tool, ActivityRank Pipelines. The feature is a point and reward system that lets moderators of a social network measure and rank members’ content contributions and then extend moderation privileges to members based on these rankings. The moderators are able to activate the… Read More

  • Why Twitter Needs to Do More

    In case you missed the news, Twitter announced a new election page that will help its users filter all the election tweets across its network so users can find what they’re looking for as soon as possible. Twitter claims it decided to launch the service after seeing a spike in the number of tweets surrounding the election and the candidates. The page is different than your… Read More

  • Grou.ps Pulls In $1.1 Million, Opens Up Code To Take On Ning

    Grou.ps, a startup based in San Francisco, has secured a $1.1 Million Series A financing round in a deal led by Golden Horn Ventures. Grou.ps will also now be open-sourcing a restricted version of its code, with a view to spreading its collaboration tools. This move is based around the idea of commoditizing the platform faster and then taking advantage of the fact that they can then hire the… Read More

  • Grou.ps: All Your Collaboration Tools In One Place

    There’s seemingly no end to the number of collaboration tools out there: blogs, wikis, forums, bookmarking, photos, chat. Chances are you already use one or more of them already to keep in touch with friends or coworkers. The only problem is that all these platforms don’t work together very well. Grou.ps is trying to fix that integration problem. They’ve created a service… Read More