Catchup is a simple app for reminding yourself to check in with friends and loved ones

In the age of social media, you may feel like you’re keeping up with your friends and family, but the reality is that “liking” their posts isn’t the same thing as reaching out

Bumble launches a separate BFF app for friend friending

Dating app company Bumble announced today that it is releasing a separate app called “Bumble for Friends” aimed at finding friends in Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, the Philippin

Bumble is testing a separate BFF app for finding friends

Dating app Bumble said that it is testing a separate BFF app in select markets to let people find friends. The company added that it plans to release this app in the U.S. this year. Earlier this week,

New tool ‘Movetodon’ makes it easier to find your Twitter friends on Mastodon

Open source Twitter alternative Mastodon has seen sizable growth following Elon Musk’s Twitter acquisition, topping a new milestone of 1 million monthly active users in just over a week after th

Meta officially rolls out its new metaverse ID system

Meta, formerly Facebook, has officially rolled out what it’s calling Meta accounts and Meta Horizon Profiles. The global launch will be gradual, but both “accounts” are to be used in place o

Locket, an app for sharing photos to friends’ homescreens, hits the top of the App Store

A new social app, Locket, popped to the top of the App Store charts in recent days thanks to its clever premise to put live photos from friends in a widget on your iOS homescreen. In other words, it t

Goody raises $4 million for its mobile app that lets you send gifts via text

Unless you’ve got someone’s Amazon Wish List, gift giving today can still be fairly difficult. You don’t necessarily know a friend or family member’s shipping address, their si

TikTok update will change privacy settings and defaults for users under 18

TikTok announced today it’s making changes to its app to make the experience safer for younger users. The company will now set the accounts for users ages 13 to 15 to private by default, as well

Fox gets deeper into streaming with $440 million acquisition of Tubi

Fox Corp., the broadcast news and entertainment company holding what remains of the Murdoch Family’s television and cable sports and media assets after the sale of 21st Century Fox to Disney, ha

Week-in-Review: Google’s never-ending autonomous road trip

Hello, weekend readers. This is Week-in-Review, where I give a heavy amount of analysis and/or rambling thoughts on one story while scouring the rest of the hundreds of stories that emerged on TechCru

AT&T’s new streaming service HBO Max arrives in 2020, will be the exclusive home of ‘Friends’

AT&T’s acquisition of HBO goes beyond just offering premium TV programming — the company revealed on Tuesday that it’s going to call its new WarnerMedia streaming service HBO Max

Peanut is a Tinder-like app for making new mom friends

Being a new parent can become an isolating experience, where you’re thrust into a world of playdates over happy hours – a change that can lead to dwindling time spent with friends who sha

Oops! Tinder’s new friend-finding feature, Tinder Social, is outing which of your friends use the app

Tinder announced this morning it’s testing a new friend-finding feature called “Tinder Social” in its popular dating app. The idea is to offer a way for you and your group of friends

“Hey! VINA” Is A Tinder For (Girl) Friends

A startup called VINA is launching a mobile app today that operates a lot like a Tinder, but is aimed at women seeking new friends. And no, not friends-with-benefits or boy-space-friends, but other fe

The One Where Netflix Started Streaming All Ten Seasons Of Friends

Christmas was about a week ago, but that doesn't mean that the morning of January 1, 2015 doesn't have an awesome surprise in store for you. Starting today, <em>every. single. episode.</em> of <em>Fri

Badabing! For iOS Helps You Find All Of Your Facebook Friends’ Bikini Pics

Ok, so this app made me feel really dirty when I downloaded it. It's called <a target="_blank" href="!/id548536602?mt=8&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium

New iPhone App "Friends" Gives Social Contact Aggregation A Warm Embrace

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Aww! T-Mobile's Customer Delight Day is today!

BGR is reporting that T-Mo is having their Customer Delight day where T-Mo customers can get 100 bonus minutes just for stopping by the store and 200 for bringing a friend. If you refer a customer you

Antisocial networks for the Grinch in your life

Spread some Christmas cheer today and tomorrow to all your online “friends.” Or, you can be a real, go-it-alone American and sign up for one of several new anti-social networks. It’s

Mark Cuban hits Facebook friend limit

Mark Cuban has too many friends. To be fair, he doesn’t know most of them personally. He gets more than 100 friend requests every day on Facebook and he’s just recently hit the 5,000-frien
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