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2014-06-20 23:08:46

Realsome (http://www.Realsome.com) – an innovative photo sharing app based on feelings and sentiments that wants to do social good – has launched on iOS this week. Melbourne, Australia (PRWEB) June 20, 2014 Founded by Niels van Hove, a Melbourne-based Dutch entrepreneur in partnership with the young app development company Buzinga (http://www.Buzinga.com.au), Realsome is taking the next step in the online visual experience and redefines how people engage with social networks and how...

2014-06-19 23:08:44

Sneepets, the social network dedicated to pets, has just launched. A nine year old boy came up with the idea. Paris, France (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 “My brother is only 9, so I was very impressed he brought this idea to me,” said Francois Klakocer, Sneepets’ 25 year old co-founder. “My friend Guillaume Monnet, who is 29, and I first dismissed the idea as a feasible business, even though we both have pets and share a love for animals." After two years of development, Sneepets has...

2014-06-12 12:29:23

Jeff Tockman discusses why face to face is still important today--and how to engage with the influencers who can take your business and career to the next level. BOCA RATON, Fla., June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Over the past several years, a lot of communications professionals have focused on digital--from tailoring messaging to be "bite-sized" to rushing to join the next social platform. What has all too frequently gotten lost in the shuffle is the value of face to face. Ultimately,...

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...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'