Tuenti

  • Tuenti Launches Zero Cost Data Tied To Its Social Network (With PRISM-Free Privacy)

    Tuenti Launches Zero Cost Data Tied To Its Social Network (With PRISM-Free Privacy)

    You might not have heard of Spanish social network Tuenti, but it was acquired by Telefonica back in 2010 for $99 million and has garnered over 14 million users. Since then it’s opened up to worldwide users in most languages, launched new apps (Android, iPhone, BlackBerry, Windows Phone and Firefox OS) and moved heavily into messaging. Read More

  • Tuenti, Telefonica’s Answer To Facebook And Twitter, Opens Up To Users Worldwide

    Tuenti, Telefonica’s Answer To Facebook And Twitter, Opens Up To Users Worldwide

    Tuenti, a Spanish social network with 13 million users that the carrier Telefonica majority-acquired back in 2010 for $99 million, is today kicking off a global launch — the first time it will be available outside of Spain and beyond an invitation-only basis. At the same time, Telefonica is adding in some new features to the free service as it looks to go head-to-head with Facebook… Read More

  • Is Telefonica eyeing Tuenti? Or it is the same old rumour?

    [Spain] Is Telefonica buying Tuenti, the leading Spanish social network – or not? The subject comes up regularly in Spain. And so it was that “Telefonica is rumored to be acquiring Tuenti for €80 million” ($104 million) was the latest rumour buzzing around Spanish blogs and Twitter timelines this weekend.  The trouble is that Tuenti vehemently denies it.  Yesterday… Read More

  • So Is Telefonica Buying The Spanish Facebook, Or Not?

    [Spain] Is Telefonica buying Tuenti, the leading Spanish social network – or not? The subject comes up regularly in Spain. And so it was that “Telefonica is rumored to be acquiring Tuenti for €80 million” ($104 million) was the latest rumour buzzing around Spanish blogs and Twitter timelines this weekend.  The trouble is that Tuenti vehemently denies it.  Yesterday… Read More

  • Tuenti, Spain's leading social network, switches on local for a location-based future

    Madrid-based Tuenti, sometimes called the Facebook of Spain, has been around for four years now. It’s a very well funded company that, despite a huge growth in user numbers and a number of product releases, has been getting some bad press on their lack of monetization and for not having a clear direction – though if you follow the product releases and the company’s hiring… Read More

  • Tuenti, Spain's Facebook, Switches On Location Features

    Madrid-based Tuenti, sometimes called the Facebook of Spain, has been around for four years now. It’s a very well funded company that, despite a huge growth in user numbers and a number of product releases, has been getting some bad press on their lack of monetization and for not having a clear direction – though if you follow the product releases and the company’s hiring… Read More

  • Tuenti is #1 downloaded app in the Spanish iPhone App Store

    [Spain] We covered Tuenti, Spain’s leading youth social network, quite recently when they outnumbered Facebook and Google in pageviews in Spain. Today, Tuenti has done it again. Only 4 days after releasing their iPhone App, they’re #1 in the Spanish App Store with the company reporting 43,500 activations, and the app receiving an impressive 870 reviews. They climbed up to first… Read More