When Mark Zuckerberg launched the new Facebook Groups earlier this month, he noted that the problem with making people create groups of friends manually is that “almost no one wants to make lists.” Facebook is taking a social approach to solving this problem by letting your friends add you to groups themselves. Realtime search startup Wowd is taking an algorithmic approach to the same problem… → Read More
DIY social network platform GROU.PS has just announced that it has acquired Social Project from MTV Networks. As part of the deal, GROU.PS will only be acquiring Social Project’s company and its users; and MTV will continue to own Social Project’s Flux social media publishing technology. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Similar to GROU.PS, Social Project let users create and… → Read More
Just a quick tip to help you get the most free music out of your day. Looks like you can get some free iTMS songs just by joining a group on Facebook. Search for “ticketmaster live”, join the group, redeem your songs and then leave the group (or stay) and you’re done. You are now officially five songs richer. 5 Free iTunes songs for Facebook Users [MM] UPDATE: You can choose… → Read More
Why? I don’t know! But I’m sure we’ll have a blast. Facebook Group → Read More
This idea may seem a bit bold at first, but with the right execution, it could end up being a smash hit. Sonopia has purchased minutes and service from Verizon and will now let you create a personalized MVNO. No need to deal with companies like Sprint or Helio anymore — now you’re the boss. You can build plans, add services, and have friends, groups, or whoever you want join in. → Read More