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 can… → Read More
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: Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.→ Read More
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, WordPerfect, Harvard… → Read More