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Mobile App Downloading Service Pryte Picked Up By Facebook
2014-06-03 14:32:23

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Facebook has acquired Pryte, a Finnish provider of technology that lets smartphone users download applications through a temporary mobile data allowance system. The Helsinki-based startup made the announcement that the social network had acquired its business for an undisclosed sum. Pryte's technology allows app makers and carriers to sell mobile data in incremental – and thus potentially low-priced – packages based around app...

2014-05-20 08:28:22

Comes on the Heels of Oxygen's Rollout of Beamly TV Rooms for All Original Programming Across Oxygen.com; Move Extends Beamly Syndication Success NEW YORK, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Beamly, (formerly zeebox) the content and social network for TV, today launched a fun new way for fans of Oxygen's Bad Girls Club (BGC) to indulge. As part of an initiative to expand multiplatform experiences across all Oxygen Media's original programming, Beamly has released a gamified bracket, which...

2014-05-19 08:25:36

LONDON, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:2020 Foresight: Retail Banking and Social Media - Do the Ends Justify the Expense?http://www.reportbuyer.com/consumer_goods_retail/e_commerce/2020_foresight_retail_banking_social_media_ends_justify_expense.html SynopsisThe report provides in-depth market analysis, information and insights on social media marketing in retail banking industry: -- It provides a global snapshot of trends...

2014-05-13 16:34:15

NEW YORK, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The microblogging social network Happy Fuel will host its second Internet Week NY event on Tuesday, May 20 from 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm. The event, titled Social Media + Happiness = Happy Media Happy Hour, will create a real-time, experiential version of the fun things guests can share on Happy Fuel's mobile and web apps. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140513/87250 ) Guests will enjoy drinks and live flamenco music at the Happy Fuel...

Vic Gundotra
2014-04-25 05:04:26

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Vic Gundotra, head of Google's social network Google+, announced on Thursday that he is leaving the company effective immediately. Gundotra, the creator and mastermind behind Google's social network, announced his abrupt departure in a heartfelt Google+ post on Thursday, saying he is proud of his nearly eight year tenure with Google but that it is time for a new journey. “Now is the time for a new journey. A continuation,”...

2014-04-22 08:30:37

Network To Feature Live Chat with 'Chrisley Knows Best' Cast and Fans After Season Finale on Tuesday, April 22 NEW YORK, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Beamly, (formerly zeebox) the content and social network for TV, and USA Network have teamed-up to offer a live online chat via USANetwork.com for fans with the Chrisley family from the network's breakout hit reality series CHRISLEY KNOWS BEST, which was recently renewed for a second season. The chat will take place in real time at...

2014-04-17 23:09:44

Innovative social network Footstomp.com is joining with World T.E.A.M. Sports to support the annual Face of America ride with injured veterans from Washington to Gettysburg April 25-27. Holbrook, NY (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Footstomp.com, an innovative social network for injured service members, veterans, their families and caregivers is joining with World T.E.A.M. Sports to support the organization’s annual Face of America bicycle ride from Washington to Gettysburg April 25-27. Launched...

2014-04-14 12:27:14

100+ TV and pop culture influencers including Real Housewives' Kandi Burruss and YouTube stars Tyler Oakley, Sawyer Hartman and Kalel Cullen join together to launch the Beamly social TV revolution NEW YORK, LONDON and SYDNEY, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Beamly (formerly zeebox) launches today on iPhone, iPad, Android and the web with a new brand and a vibrant, exciting new app representing the state of the art of social television. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140414/72961 With...

2014-04-12 23:00:15

Peepme is a new social network that allows users to share their lifestyle with other people. Available now in the App Store and optimized for iPhone 5. Cupertino, CA (PRWEB) April 12, 2014 As the Internet turns 25 this month, the focus on the power of social media has intensified. Social media is now the number one activity for adults online, and we use social media networking throughout every facet of our lives, including connecting with friends, looking for employment, sharing videos,...

Facebook's News Feed Is About To Get A Lot Less 'Spammier'
2014-04-11 09:35:09

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Facebook is putting on a new face on its News Feed, as the long-promised clean-up begins. On Thursday Facebook announced a three-prong plan to reduce News Feed spam by going after so-called “like-baiting” – a type of posting where users blatantly ask readers to like, comment, or even share a story. According to the social network many users consider these types of stories – where the poster asks for feedback – to be as much...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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