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Facebook rolls out new tools for group admins, plus badges and profiles for members

Facebook today introduced a good handful of new features for groups on Facebook, with a focus on helping admins better manage and grow their online communities, and helping members better connect with

Facebook shuts down its Snapchat competitor Lifestage and its standalone Groups app

Facebook is paring down its collection of standalone apps. The company’s experimental “teens-only” app Lifestage, designed to counteract Snapchat’s threat, has been pulled from

Crunch Report | SpaceX Launching Secret Spaceplane

Facebook shares data with disaster relief groups, Coursera is valued at $800 million, SpaceX is launching a secret spaceplane and iOS 11 restricts location data. All this on Crunch Report.

Bash For iOS Makes It Easy To Organize Hangouts With Friends

A group of high school friends, now UC Berkeley engineers, have created an app called Bash to make it easier for friends to organize hangouts, meetups and other events. Launching today on the App Stor

Meetup Targets Businesses And Corporations With Launch Of Meetup Pro

Meetup, the popular online service for organizing and joining in groups based around shared interests, is today expanding beyond the consumer crowd for the first time with the debut of a new product

Meetup Gets Into Crowdfunding With Launch Of “Contributions”

Longtime social site for groups <a target="_blank" href="http://www.meetup.com">Meetup</a> has been steadily rolling out new features to its service over the course of the year following <a target="_

The Groups App I Wish Facebook Would Build

About once a week, if not more, I find myself typing these words or something similar on Facebook: “I just PM’d you, check your ‘Other’ inbox.” Or, “sorry, I’m on mobile, I can’t get t

Online Workspace Dispatch.io Becomes Dispatch.cc, Now Focused On Email-Based Collaboration

<a target="_blank" href="https://dispatch.cc/">Dispatch</a>, the NYC-based startup launched out of the TechCrunch NYC 2011 <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/05/22/dispatch-io-hackathon-runner-

“Ambient Location” Didn’t Work, So Business Networking App Intro Pivots To Mobile Group Management

It’s fair to say that the “ambient location” craze has passed. Several of the mobile apps intent on connecting people with friends and other recommended users nearby are still strugg

Popset Makes Group Photo-Sharing Easy, Export To Facebook Even Easier

<a href="http://www.popset.com/">Popset</a>, a new mobile app from the current Winter 2012 batch of Y Combinator startups, is a way for groups of friends to privately share photos. Oh what, you've hea

GROU.PS Lets You Create Your Own Private Facebook

Social groupware platform GROU.PS just introduced several new features, the most notable of which is a Facebook template called "theBook" that lets you create your own private network with the same lo

Organizing Offline: Zenergo Launches Social Network For Real World Activities

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/05/102418v2-max-250x250.png" />Who needs another social network? Maybe you, friend. Admittedly, the social networking space is packed with so man

Wowd Filters Your Facebook Friends For You With SmartFeeds

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/10/wowd-smartfeeds.jpg"> When Mark Zuckerberg launched the <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2010/10/06/facebook-groups/">new Facebook Groups

GROU.PS Buys Social Project From MTV Networks

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/10/grou.png" class="shot2">DIY social network platform <a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/company/grou-ps">GROU.PS</a> has just announced that it

Use iTunes and Facebook? Free music!

Just a quick tip to help you get the most free music out of your day. Looks like you can get some free iTMS songs just by joining a group on Facebook . Search for “ticketmaster live”, join

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Create Your Own MVNO With Sonopia

This idea may seem a bit bold at first, but with the right execution, it could end up being a smash hit. Sonopia has purchased minutes and service from Verizon and will now let you create a personaliz