Blab

  • Blab shuts down, founders promise new app on the way

    Blab shuts down, founders promise new app on the way

    Livestreaming app Blab, which amassed 3.9 million users in just one year, shut down this weekend, its CEO Shaan Puri announced with a post on Medium late Friday. The app, which competed with Twitter’s Periscope, Facebook Live, IBM-owned UStream.tv and other media companies in the livestreaming game, was created at Monkey Inferno, a tech incubator self-funded by the founders of Bebo… Read More

  • Blab Predicts Which Social Media Conversations Are Worth Joining

    Blab Predicts Which Social Media Conversations Are Worth Joining

    Blab is launching a platform that allows businesses to predict — up to three days in advance — which social media conversations are going to be important. Co-founder and CTO David Snelling gave me a brief demo of the product yesterday. He showed off a visualization tool that highlights the up-and-coming topics at any given moment, a “magazine view” featuring the… Read More