social calendar

  • With $1.5M In Fresh Funding, Social Calendar App UpTo Now Lets Any Group Create & Publish Its Own Event Stream

    With $1.5M In Fresh Funding, Social Calendar App UpTo Now Lets Any Group Create & Publish Its Own Event Stream

    Founded in 2011, Detroit-based startup UpTo set out on an important mission: Turn your daily calendar into a social network. Sure, social calendaring may not reach out and grab you, but, when the startup launched its iPhone app last March, it seemed worthy of another chance. Event-sharing apps are hardly new (see Facebook, Eventbrite, etc. etc.), but UpTo is taking an approach that many… Read More

  • Walmart Buys Facebook’s Birthday And Holiday Reminder App Social Calendar

    Walmart Buys Facebook’s Birthday And Holiday Reminder App Social Calendar

    It looks like retail giant Walmart has made another acquisition. The e-commerce giant has bought Social Calendar, an app on Facebook that allows you to get birthday and holiday reminders by email and SMS, and to post personalized photo cards and other virtual greetings on friends’ Facebook Walls on their birthdays. Here’s the message posted on Social Calendar’s site… Read More

  • What Facebook Should Steal From Microsoft's Playbook

    What Facebook Should Steal From Microsoft's Playbook

    Editor’s note: This guest post was written by Raj Lalwani, the co-founder and CEO of Hallmark Social Calendar (formerly Social Calendar), a birthday reminder app on Facebook. In 2007, when Facebook opened its platform to developers, it seemed Facebook was using Microsoft’s playbook – let developers create apps using their platform and see what apps succeed (Lotus 1-2-3… Read More