Anatomy Of A Failure: Lessons Learned

This post was written by guest contributor Paul Bragiel, founder of Meetro, a location-aware instant messaging platform that was DeadPooled last month. Bragiel is also the founder hosted forum solutio

Meetro Abandoned for Lefora, A Hosted Forum Solution

Meetro is finally coming out of the closet with the hosted forum solution we anticipated last October, and it’s pretty much what we expected it to be: a white label platform like Ning except wit

Wetpaint Combines Discussion Forums With Wikis

Seattle-based Wetpaint, which launched in June 2006, is a hosted wiki site that focuses on great looking sites and making the user interface as easy as possible. A number of wikis have popped up aroun

Meetro Working to Make Forum Creation Dead Simple

We’ve been informed that Meetro – provider of a location-based instant messaging service – is working on a stealth project that aims to make forum setup, customization, and moderatio

Does Your Building Need A Social Network? Why Not.

New York-based LifeAt wants to create a social network around your residential building. Do you need one? Nope. But maybe you’ll use it anyway. And perhaps you’ll even get to know some of

The Holy Grail For Mobile Social Networks

We’ve been tracking emerging mobile-only social networks such as ZYB and Mocospace and Mig33. All have unique selling points (Mocospace is dead simple to use, ZYB has a rich set of potential use

Meetro And AOL Quietly Developing New Forum Products

Only very long time readers will remember our coverage of proximity-based instant messaging service Meetro back in 2005. Meetro is an instant messaging client for Windows and Mac that shows you other

Another Proximity Based IM Service

New York based RadiusIM is a just launched web based Ajax chat service. Like Meebo, RadiusIM allows users to log in with Yahoo, AIM, Microsoft or GTalk credentials. They also have their own direct IM

Meetro Goes Mac

Meetro, an interesting location-based instant messaging client that’s compatible with AOL, ICQ, MSN and Yahoo!, is now alpha testing a Mac version of their software. I profiled Meetro originally

Update – Meetro (Google Acquisition?)

Company: Meetro Previous Profile: August 1, 2005 Location: Chicago Google to Acquire Meetro? There are rumors that Meetro (profile), a location aware instant messaging platform and application, may be


Update 9/29/05: Wired published an excellent article on Meetro today. Company: Meetro Location: Chicago What is it? Meetro is an instant messaging service that works both as a stand alone client and a