Tag Archives: mobile

Place-Based Networks: A New Kind of Social Network

Place-Based Networks are mobile social networks that help you connect with other people based on your shared interest in a place.

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Why Our Software Needs Social Context

There will soon be a day when the majority of our online social interactions will occur through mobile devices, and we will face a much more intensely social world than we can even imagine today. When that day comes, our software will need to be much smarter at recognizing people's social context.

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Will Mobile Devices Usher in a Renaissance in Local News?

Tell you where I am and tell me what matters...

Mobile devices will usher in a renaissance in local news. With Google, Facebook, Yelp and others building services to help us buy more local goods and services, there will be natural pressure for other kinds of location-based information and news as we layer millions of small posts, tags and comments onto our physical surroundings.

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What’s Really So Cool About the “Color” Network?

An ambitious new social photo-sharing service just launched. It’s called Color, and it’s getting a lot of attention for a few reasons. First, it’s a pretty cool idea. Second, it’s got some well-known entrepreneurs behind it. Third, it raised a lot of money – $41 million from some well-known VC funders. In fact, many are scratching their heads, wondering why Sequoia Capital, ...

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