• College Tonight Teams Up with Jangl, Hints at Upcoming Mobile Features

    College Tonight, the new social network for college students that recently went public through a reverse merger, has started to reveal the mobile features intended to make its service more “social” than Facebook and other traditional social networks. The company has announced a deal with click-to-call widget provider, and phone number obfuscater, Jangl that will 1) enable students… Read More

  • Facebook Competitor College Tonight "Goes Public," Raises $1.6M

    College Tonight, one of a group of startups that is trying to win over Facebook’s core college membership, has raised a $1.6 million round of financing. Oh, and they went “public.” This isn’t really going public, though. They’ve merged with a barely alive public entity called Simex Technologies (SMXT), which is trading at $0.49 per share on the Nasdaq pink sheets. Read More

  • The Old College Try: Who Will Give Students Their Facebook Back?

    While Alice Mathias may have overplayed the frivolous uses of Facebook for college students in her article called The Fakebook Generation published in the Grey Lady a few weeks ago, she was certainly correct in saying that Facebook lost a certain je ne sais quoi for students when it opened up to the real world last fall. So instead of trying to take this $15 billion animal head on, as one… Read More