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2013-08-30 08:24:15

Mobile Messaging Becomes More Social: a single app where friends can chat, find venues and reviews, plan and share get-togethers SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Klamr, a social messaging platform developer, announced the launch of the first mobile messaging app that brings together social planning, location-based search and chat. Klamr connects to reviews from Yelp, Foursquare and Facebook, provides suggestions of venues from a specially curated location database, and...

SEA Hacks New York Times
2013-08-28 08:25:22

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The Syrian Electronic Army (SEA) is taking credit for an attack against the websites of Huffington Post, Twitter and the New York Times. The group of activist hackers supports Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and has taken to attacking western news media outlets that do not show the same support. The SEA says it took control of these three websites with a DNS attack, but only the New York Times reported experiencing prolonged...

2013-08-27 23:20:03

Twitter has made it easier for users to report abusive tweets, and is beefing up staff to handle abuse reports. Denae Olberding of Atlanta's Everspark Interactive says the step is a positive one for all social media. (PRWEB) August 27, 2013 Twitter has announced that it will be taking a harder stand against abusive tweets and hate language. The announcement followed a flurry of threatening tweets in the UK, and is a step in the right direction according to Denae Olberding of...

2013-08-23 23:19:59

In response to an article published on Mashable, fishbat, one of the nation’s leading social media agencies, reviews Twitter’s new headlines feature that allows users to see articles around the Internet that are similar to what they are tweeting about. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) August 23, 2013 On August 23, fishbat, one of the nation’s leading social media agencies responds to an article published on Mashable regarding the launch of Twitter’s latest “Headlines” feature. According to...

2013-08-22 08:22:55

Personalizes Digital Messages with Music, Movie Quotes and Sound Effects TORONTO, Aug. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Qwyrk Media Inc. today announced the launch of a new app that lets users personalize email and social media messages with music, movie quotes and sound effects. Available throughout North America, Qwyrk is an innovative application for audio "social self-expression" that allows users to add up to 24 seconds of a song, movie clip or sound effect to an email, Facebook...

2013-08-21 23:04:32

Messaging app allows users to snap pictures, add their voice or live sound, and send; it's a fun way for them to connect with friends or just save a moment for themselves. (PRWEB) August 21, 2013 Today, Glimr announced the availability of the new iPhone, social messaging app for capturing a moment and messaging friends in a whole new way: pictures you can hear. Snap pictures, talk, send. Download the iPhone app here. With the new iPhone application, users can take up to 10 new...

Facebook Developer Site Mishap Explained
2013-08-16 10:13:18

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Many Facebook developers had trouble signing into their accounts on Tuesday, and some even had their apps permanently disabled. Yesterday morning, Facebook responded saying the automated system they use to detect malicious apps began targeting legitimate apps as well. The social behemoth then shut down the system to fix the malicious app sniffing algorithm, a process which they say took longer than expected. Though access to the...

CNN And Time Websites Also Attacked By Syrian Electronic Army
2013-08-15 18:45:18

Peter Suciu For redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online On Thursday, the website belonging to the Washington Post newspaper was hacked by the Syrian Electronic Army (SEA), a group that reportedly supports Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. “A few days ago, The Syrian Electronic Army, allegedly, subjected Post newsroom employees to a sophisticated phishing attack to gain password information,” said Washington Post Managing Editor Emilio Garcia-Ruiz in a statement posted on the...

SEA Hacks Washington Post
2013-08-15 13:41:34

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online While a special section of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) has been in the spotlight in the past year for hacking activities including cyber attacks on various media companies, this week it was the Syrian Electronic Army (SEA) that went on the offensive against the fourth estate. The Washington Post announced on Thursday that it had been attacked by a hacker collective that supports Syrian President Bashar al-Assad....

2013-08-15 12:24:45

Amidst 500,000 Unique Monthly Website Visitors in First Nine Months, Mas Equity Partners Invests in Personalized Team News App Delivering Beat Writers News, Tweets, Rumors, Scores and Videos MIAMI, Aug. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sportsmanias.com, the leading real-time team news aggregator, announced today that Mas Equity Partners has invested $1 million in the startup, which has bolstered its rapidly growing presence in the sports news industry. Sportsmanias has taken a significant...