Over the past few days, perhaps you’ve seen a few tweets pop up in your stream from people you follow that end with the “spymaster” hashtag. If not, it’s likely you will soon. Spymaster is a new social game based around Twitter in which you do spy-like things such as buy things on the black market, assassinations and put money in Swiss bank accounts.
For doing all of these various tasks, you get… → Read More
The road to a better Craigslist is littered with the bodies of startups that could never make it past the first few mile markers. But iList, which launched today out of stealth mode, thinks it can defy the odds by making classified listings more social. The service includes a standalone site, but every listing can be cross-posted to Facebook, Twitter, FriendFeed, Pownce, and even Craigslist… → Read More
If you were to start a company from scratch to take on Craigslist today, what would you do different? And no matter what you do, would it make a difference? A stealth company called iList thinks it has an answer: make selling your crap more of a social app. Other than that general idea, detail are skimpy at this point. But the company has raised $1.5 million from Draper Fisher Jurvetson, and… → Read More