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Storify’s standalone service is shutting down next year

Storify’s eventual shuttering has been a long time coming. The social timeline curation service was acquired by commenting platform Livefyre back in 2013, which, in turn, was picked up by Adobe in M

Adobe acquires Livefyre

Adobe today announced that it plans to acquire Livefyre, the service that's probably best known for its online commenting system. On top of this service, the company also offers a number of tools for

Livefyre Launches New Platform To Help Marketers Harness User Content

There's been a big push from startups promising to help marketers and publishers take advantage of all the user-generated content that's posted to social media, but Livefyre CEO Jordan Kretchmer sugge

Storify Founders Leave For Open Source, Baby

They've got new tales to tell. After five years running Storify, which lets you collect social media updates into narrative timelines, co-founders Burt Herman and Xavier Damman are leaving the startup

Content Curation Startup Livefyre Raises $47M More, Brings On Adobe And Salesforce As New Investors

Livefyre is announcing that it has raised $47 million in new funding. That number includes a $15 million addition to the company's Series C — founder and CEO Jordan Kretchmer told me that the com

Livefyre Studio Puts The Company’s Focus On User Generated Content And Social Media Curation

At this point, I should probably stop calling <a target="_blank" href="http://www.livefyre.com">Livefyre</a> a commenting platform. Actually, the company has been expanding beyond comments for a wh

Livefyre Takes A New Approach To Commenting With Web Annotation Product Sidenotes

Online comments are usually cordoned off at the bottom of a page, but <a target="_blank" href="http://www.livefyre.com">Livefyre</a> is hoping to bring them into the content itself with the launch of

Livefyre Acquires Storify, Says The Social Curation Service Will Still Operate As Standalone Product

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.livefyre.com">Livefyre</a>, a commenting platform used by TechCrunch and other websites, is announcing that it has acquired social curation startup <a target="_blan

Social Commenting Platform Livefyre Raises $15M To Scale Mobile Experiences, Moderating Features And More

Social commenting platform <a target="_blank" href="http://www.livefyre.com/">Livefyre</a> has raised $15 million in funding led by U.S. Venture Partners (USVP) and included existing investors Greycro

Commenters, We Want You Back

It was early 2011 and TechCrunch's comment section was overrun with trolls. Bullies and asshats were drowning out our smart commenters. We hated our commenters because, well, they hated us. So we roll

Livefyre Goes Beyond Comments with StreamHub — Liveblogging, Live Chatting, Social Widgets, And More

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.livefyre.com">Livefyre</a> is best known as a commenting system, but it's launching a new product today for large brands and publishers called StreamHub — comment

Facebook Comments: What’s Easy Isn’t Always Right

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/04/login-facebook.jpg"> <strong>Editor's note: </strong><em>Jordan Kretchmer is the founder of </em><a href="http://livefyre.com/"><em>Livefyre<

Facebook Has Been Refining Their Troll-Slaying Comment System For Months; Finally Ready To Roll?

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Livefyre Aims To Put Out The Comment Troll Problem; Gets Funding To Do So

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With Version 2, Lissn Quiets The Noise And Focuses On Individuals. But Is It Too Quiet?

<img class="alignright size-full wp-image-167447" title="lissn logo" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/03/lissn-logo.png" alt="" />When <a href="http://lissn.com">Lissn</a> launched at

LiveFyre Wants To Ignite Realtime Intelligent Conversations On The Web

<img src="https://beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/12/screen-shot-2009-12-07-at-1.25.29-am.png" width="202" height="111" />People often attempt to have conversations with others on Twitter,