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From The Team Behind Branch, Potluck Is A New Link-Sharing Service For The Internet’s “Lurkers” Who Don’t Tweet Or Blog

The <a target="_blank" href="http://branch.com/company">team</a> behind the social conversation platform <a target="_blank" href="http://branch.com">Branch</a> is today launching a new venture with <a

Meet Cody, The Casual Fitness Coach And Social Discovery Tool For Everyone Else

Rather than simply adding another me-too product to an already-crowded space, two former Microsoft product managers launched <a target="_blank" href="https://www.codyapp.com/">Cody</a> earlier this ye

New Bing Experiment Adds Curated Lists Of Links, Images And Videos From Experts To Search Results

Microsoft today announced a new experiment for its Bing search engine that’s a bit different from the usual social search and algorithm updates we’ve come to expect from the service. Bing

Blackboard Co-Founder Michael Chasen Raises $12.75M Series A For SocialRadar, A New Take On Location-Based People Discovery Apps

If you thought the "ambient location" <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2012/03/06/all-the-location-apps-you-have-to-use-at-the-sxsw-royal-rumble/">craze</a> has passed, prepare to be surprised. A

Chirpify Goes Beyond PayPal To Bring Direct, In-Stream Payments To Facebook, Twitter And Instagram

Facebook and Twitter have become stellar venues for brands and small businesses alike to advertise their wares. However, while social-style gift-giving has seen some traction thanks to Facebook, socia

Eric Schmidt-Backed Slice Moves Beyond Receipt Tracking With Debut Of Bookshelf, A Social Network For Readers

Is there room for another social network for book lovers, now that the biggest, <a target="_blank" href="http://www.goodreads.com/">Goodreads</a>, <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2013/03/28/amazo

Social Video Network Keek Passes 45M Users, Adding Over 24M Users Since Vine’s Launch

Toronto-based social video network Keek has seen some tremendous growth recently, adding on 24 million users in just four months to bring its network to a total reach of 45 million registered members.

Mobile Messaging App Tango Debuts A Content Platform, Will Now Power The Social Layer Of Third-Party Apps & Games

Tango, a mobile messaging and video calling app with now over 120 million members worldwide, is expanding its service by opening its platform to third-party developers. By integrating the newly launch

With New Study And Marketing Campaign, Microsoft Puts Renewed Emphasis On Its Social Tools For The Enterprise

Microsoft's SharePoint always featured a core set of social tools, but with the acquisition of Yammer, as well as the ongoing integration of Lync and Skype, the folks over in Redmond are clearly ready

“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

Share Practice Aims To Give Doctors Treatment Information And Feedback From Colleagues On The Fly

<p>During their work with patients, doctors will frequently contact colleagues with questions, to trade horror stories, or converse about treatment methods. There isn't really a technological solution

Bar Power Is A Nightlife App To Help You Be Less Of A Jerk At Bars

Once you’ve had a few drinks at a bar it’s easy to let loose and blow off steam. Unfortunately, while you’re having fun, you could end up annoying others around you, namely the staff

Blink, A New App For Ephemeral Text And Photo Messaging, Arrives On iPhone

Blink, a new mobile application for ephemeral messaging, is debuting today on the Apple App Store allowing users to text, plus share photos, and soon videos, with other friends as well as with groups.

Newly Redesigned Cluster Makes Photo Sharing Among Small Groups Simpler, More Personal

Despite the ubiquity of smartphones and the insane number of photos we now save and share, surprisingly, no one has yet to figure out how to shift more personal and private photo-sharing away from o

Social Sentiment Platform Swipp Launches Consumer Opinion Tracker For Businesses, Backed By Additional $2M Investment

Swipp, which earlier this year launched its social interest platform for consumers to share what they think of products, topics, pretty much anything, has taken the natural next step by introducing Sw

Pocket Launches ‘Send To Friend’ Feature For One-To-One Sharing As It Hits 35M Saves Per Month

Save for later service Pocket debuted a new feature today, which allows users to quickly send content saved to their Pocket accounts to contacts from within the app. The feature uses that most old-sch

HealthKeep Launches An Anonymous Social Network To Let You Share And Track Health Information

Services <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2013/03/16/healthtaps-qa-service-sees-7-5m-uniques-per-month-with-mds-spending-an-hour-per-session-providing-581m-answers/">like HealthTap have proliferat

Google’s Wildfire Social Marketing Platform Cuts Standalone Plans To Upsell To Its Full Suite

When Google wanted to get into the game of selling social ads across all platforms, it decided to acquire Wildfire, a company that had the market on lockdown. Since the acquisition last July, little h

Google Adds Non-Profit Information To Knowledge Graph, Gives Them A Boost With Google+ Follow Buttons

Some people believe that Google’s practices when it comes to search are mystical and unfair — or sometimes evil — but what the company wants to do is surface the most important inf

Medium Adds Collaboration Tools To Its Publishing Platform, Allowing People To Add Notes To Your Posts

Today, Ev Williams’ latest startup, Medium, added some tools to bring people together while they’re writing. The collaboration tools are similar to what you’d find in Google Docs, bu
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