3jam Launches Virtual Numbers, Takes Google Voice Head-On

<img src="https://beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/07/994v1-max-250x250.png" width="134" height="101" />Google Voice has been making a lot of headlines lately, but not for the reasons you'd

3Jam Offers Refuge For Abandoned Twitter Users

Last week Twitter announced that it had disabled outbound SMS updates for nearly all of its international users because it has been unable to negotiate favorable deals with cellular carriers. Up until

Reroute Mobile Text Messages To Your PC With 3Jam's SuperText (Private Beta Invites)

If you don’t have an all-you-can-eat subscription plan for your mobile phone that includes text messages, those messages can really add up on your bill. Especially if you are a teenager. Or a Tw

Facebook Is Blocking Ads From MySpace, Friendster, Hi5, Orkut . . . and 3Jam?

If you try to buy an ad on Facebook, there are certain words that are taboo. Any ads that contain four-letter words are automatically blocked. So too are ads with the names of competing social network

3jam Lands Virgin Mobile Tie-In

Multi-person SMS startup 3jam has launched a new tie-in with Virgin Mobile USA: 3jam SMS 2.0. The new service provides an improved level of text messaging by allowing friends and family to connect by

A look at eight multi-person SMS services

The DEMO conference is wrapping up here in San Diego and unlike when it began 16 years ago the conference wasn’t dominated by mobile launches. None the less, there were some very interesting mob