Trending Sources

Stage 32 Targets Film, TV, Theater With Social Network

socalTECH

Does the entertainment industry need its own social networking site? Los Angeles-based Stage 32 thinks so--and so far, has 325,000 members for its online social networking site, which it says ties together film, television, and theater creatives. stage32 social networking hollywood content film theater television artist

weeSPIN Finds Funding For Social Networking App

socalTECH

Los Angeles-based weeSPIN announced late Tuesday that it has raised a seed investment round for its music-focused, social networking app.

Zui.com Launches New Social Networking Features

socalTECH

social networking youtube facebook children kids safeREAD MORE>>.

Virgin America Taps LA Startup For In-Flight Social Network

socalTECH

Virgin America said this morning that it has launched a brand new, in-flight social network, based on a mobile app from Los Angeles startup Here on Biz. According to Virgin America, it has launched an in-flight social network which is aimed at helping to connect fellow business travelers on its flights, via the free Here On Biz app.

Twitter Networks are Different than Social Networks

Both Sides of the Table

Traditional social networks are more restricted to people whom I already know and information and updates are less discoverable. We (I?)

Guardian Circle Taps Your Social Network For Help In A Crisis

socalTECH

Marina Del Rey-based Guardian Circle says it has the app for you--a new app which lets you connect with your own personal network of family, friends, neighbors, co-workers, and others, who can get you out of a bind. 911--to provide help. The app was created by startup veterans Mark Jeffrey and Chris Hayes. READ MORE>>.

Sgrouples | The World’s Private Social Network, Interview with Forrest Hanson

Tech Zulu Event

Sgrouples is the world’s private social network. What is Sgrouples? How was the idea originally generated? There’s no privacy.

CHNL – Social Network For All | Interview With John Wander, Co-founder & CEO

Tech Zulu Event

CHNL aggregates content from Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn, SoundCloud, Tumblr, Instagram and Flickr into one place making it fast, easy, and a beautiful way to discover content as well as to easily share it back out to my social networks, or engage in the conversation happening around that content. Why Social Networking?

amSTATZ Social Network For Fitness Gurus, Athletes & Events | Interview With Founder

Tech Zulu Event

The post amSTATZ Social Network For Fitness Gurus, Athletes & Events | Interview With Founder appeared first on TechZulu.

MyLife Takes On Unified Social Network Management

socalTECH

MyLife said it aims to create a "single unified feed" of users' social networking activity. Pricing on the new service was not announced.

Grindr Names New CTO

socalTECH

Los Angeles-based gay social networking app Grindr said today that it has named Lukas Sliwka as Chief Technology Officer. grindr executive social networking engineeringSliwka has been at Grindr since October of 2013, serving as Vice President, Engineering. Sliwka has previously also served at Beachbody, Yamaha, and Mazda.

LA Kings Launch Social Networking App

socalTECH

kings vixlet social networking sports mobile hockey androidREAD MORE>>.

Report: Snapchat Nearing 1 Billion In Ad Revenues

socalTECH

The report predicted that Snapchat will represent 2 percent of social network ad dollars in the US next year. eMarketer said it calculated the ad revenues based on its own revenue model, consumer adoption estimates, monetization trends at similar social networks, and monetization assumptions for different Snapchat ad products.

PeeqSee Launches Social Networking App

socalTECH

Los Angeles-based PeeqSee , a new startup developing social networking and media apps, has launched an app which lets users create interactive, visual posts. peeqsee social networking media sharing androidThe company said those "Peeqs" also can direct users to another photo, video, website, message, or video channel.

ResearchGate | Social Network For Researchers Only

Tech Zulu Event

The post ResearchGate | Social Network For Researchers Only appeared first on TechZulu. Virtual Research Lab For Global Collaboration.

Social Networking

Tech Coast Venture Network

Manal Richa Social networking is not about technology or what you had for lunch. While creating a major shift in messaging and communication, social networking is literarily changing the way we look at the world. Keep in mind though that social networking is a two-way street. Two-way conversation.

Canvas Aims At Social Networks

socalTECH

canvas social networking facebook mobile sharing The company hopes to launch its service in summer of next year. READ MORE>>.

Social Networking (the Shorter Version) Past, Present, Future

Both Sides of the Table

Social Networks: Past, Present & Future. What are the big trends that will drive the next phase of social networks?

Africa’s Largest and Fastest Growing Social Network | Interview with LAGbook’s Chidi Nwaogu

Tech Zulu Event

Today they say its Africa’s largest and fastest growing social networking utility with over 4,000 daily new sign-ups. There?s

CPC 4

Take Back Your Internet, Leave Klout

Tech Zulu Event

That means all you have to do is go buck-wild and crazy on top of the social network mechanical bull to make ends meet! A Treat.

Bombd Sets Up Shop In Venice, Aims At Social Networking

socalTECH

Bombd , a startup which develops a social networking and messaging app revolving around sharing instant photos with others, has set up shop in Venice Beach. Bombd's social networking app works on both iOS and Android. bombd social networking australia startup venture capital seed funding photo photography

What We Should Be Saying On Facebook

Eric Greenspan

Social networks have changed the way we communicate and share ideas. social media facebook relevant marketing social networkingWhile we post about articles we like, food we love, people we care about and things that matter or don’t, sometimes we ought to just say “I love Subway.”

Report: Snapchat Looking To Raise $4 Billion In IPO

socalTECH

snapchat snapinc snap merger acquisition exit social networkingVenice-based Snapchat is hoping to launch an IPO, which will raise the company an astounding $4 billion in capital--valuing the company at between $25 billion and $35 billion--according to a report on Wednesday from Bloomberg. READ MORE>>.

Social Networking Entreprenuerial Opportunities

SoCal CTO

Last Saturday, I was a panelist at the CalTech - Social Networks event. My main points were: Social Everywhere - I work with a lot of different shapes and sizes of companies and it's interesting how each one has opportunities to leverage its users to form different kinds of communities, create connections, encourage contribution, etc.

Jammcard Launches Social Network For Musicians

socalTECH

Los Angeles-based Jammcard said this morning that it has launched a new, social networking site specifically for professional and amateur musicians. The startup, which is led by Elmo Lovano, said it provides a platform where artists can present or share their repertoire and abilities, and network with others in the business.

Communly Takes On Social Networking Around Interests, Not Friends

socalTECH

Is there room in the world for another social networking site? communly social networking network interest community group startup

Social Networking and Business Value

SoCal CTO

Just a quick note that I'll be moderating a Technology Council Event : Social Networking as a Business Strategy May 19, 2009 - Culver City Social networking media are used on a daily basis to grow businesses and expand career opportunities. Can social networking be a money-maker for companies? and Ph.D.

Report: Tinder Now Valued Over $5 Billion

socalTECH

tinder venture capital investment social networking dating mobile snapchat Los Angeles-based Tinder , the mobile dating app developer led by Sean Rad, is now worth over $5 billion, according to a report Friday from Bloomberg. Bloomberg cited "people with knowledge of the deal." READ MORE>>.

At The Pool Redesigns Site, Rolls Out Groups For Organizations

socalTECH

atthepool pool social networking local online offline matching network startupREAD MORE>>.

Social Networking

SoCal Tech Calendar

Wednesday, September 17, 2008 -- "Social Networking: How it Can Add Value to Your Organization" MIT of the Central Coast Enterprise Forum. Social networking is the fastest growing activity on Web 2.0. Mark Sylvester, CEO of introNetworks describes what social networking really means in the business realm.

Social Networking Addiction Bears Fruit

Eric Greenspan

Isn’t social networking amazing? I’ve jumped on the bandwagon, big time! I love Namechk.com for this. I’m honored.

Stephan Paternot shares open letter to Facebook’s Zuckerberg

Tech Zulu Event

They’ll tell you Paternot was an entrepreneurial whiz kid who co-founded the very first social network in the 90′s called TheGlobe.com.

Yahoo 45

Fliptu Bolsters Artists, Celebrities

socalTECH

Los Angeles-based Fliptu , the social media promotion startup headed by Jeremy Gocke, says it has started to line up a significant number of artists, bands, celebrities, and lifestyle brands for its service today. fliptu artist celebrity brand social networking media management software saas cloud promotionREAD MORE>>.

Warner Bros. Starts Renting Movies On Facebook

socalTECH

dark knight facebook movie rental content hollywood video darkknight social networkingBurbank-based Warner Bros. READ MORE>>.

Moofaces | Who You Know Matters

Tech Zulu Event

Recently launched Moofaces is a new spin on old social networks in which helps creative people connect based on their professions and interests.

Relativity Media Sells Stake To Singaporean Social Networking Company YuuZoo

socalTECH

YuuZoo is an online operator of social media, e-commerce, and gaming properties, and says it has the ability to reach more than 4 billion consumers. relativity media yuuzoo social gaming content hollywood merger acquisition venture capitalThe two said that YuuZoo will initially buy 33.3 READ MORE>>.

AtomicMe Connects Social Networking, Revenue Sharing

socalTECH

A new, Los Angeles startup, AtomicMe , said this week that it is looking to tie together social networking activity with the interests users are passionate about--by sharing advertising revenues with those users. atomicme advertising social networking sharing revenueThe startup is the brainchild of Jeremy Jason.

LiveOffice Adds Social Networking Support

socalTECH

Torrance-based LiveOffice , the provider of email archiving, compliance, and backup services, said yesterday that it has linked with SocialWare , a provider of software for connecting companies to social networking sites. Tags: liveoffice social networking compliance email archiving socialware READ MORE>>.

Report: Dmitry Shapiro To Head Up Google Plus

socalTECH

A report today says that Dmitry Shapiro , the former founder of Veoh and head of MySpace Music, and currently founder of alternative social networking site Anybeat , may be heading to Google to head up its Google+ efforts. dmitry shapiro anybeat google plus social networkingREAD MORE>>.

Veoh 43

Family.me Launches Family Tree App

socalTECH

Pasadena-based Family.me , which is developing a social, family tree application, has launched out of beta, saying that it is aiming to help families document and share their memories. said it is creating a free, private social network to help families discover, share, and preserve memories. Family.me Family.me READ MORE>>.