social web

How Twitter’s descent into chaos is paving the way for a new web

The post-Twitter era has spurred the development and further growth of numerous social networks that prioritize brief posts, from open source standbys like Mastodon to new decentralized concepts like

TechCrunch+ roundup: Web3 investor survey, conversational UX, ‘insane IPO pops’

“I never met a skeptical investor who actually understood what was going on. If you get it, you’re probably strapped in and ready to go."

Ben Rubin explains why the Web3 era of social media will help everybody get paid

After a decade of a handful of social media companies trading what are essentially publishing tools in exchange for serving us all an endless deluge of ads, the winds of change are finally blowing.

Integrate.ai pulls in $30M to help businesses make better customer-centric decisions

Helping businesses bring more firepower to the fight against AI-fuelled disruptors is the name of the game for Integrate.ai, a Canadian startup that’s announcing a $30M Series A today. The round

UPDATE: Brazilian Judge Shuts Down WhatsApp And Brazil’s Congress Wants To Shut Down The Social Web Next

A temporary WhatsApp shutdown is not even close to the craziest thing happening with the Brazilian internet right now. If Brazil’s conservative Congress gets its way, they’re going to take down th

The Social Web Will Help Protect Us From Another Dot-Com Fizzle

You’ve all heard stories about the infamous dot-com bubble burst of the early aughts. It wasn’t pretty, a lot of people lost a lot of money – and their livelihoods to boot. There wil