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The Rise of Localized Social Apps

H. Caleb Simmons | Posted 10.13.2016 | Technology
H. Caleb Simmons

Social networking is evolving with promising new platforms popping up, such as Postcard, and entrepreneurs are noticing. While platforms like Facebook...

Finding Recovery on Social Apps

Joe Putignano | Posted 07.09.2016 | Media
Joe Putignano

In my opinion, recovery programs can work in a similar way, because when some people stop participating in them, they relapse. This is why the majority of us in recovery have to create a strong support network.

5 Things Small Business Owners Should Know About 'Facebook At Work'

Deborah Sweeney | Posted 03.28.2015 | Business
Deborah Sweeney

After a small bit of fanfare and conjecture, Facebook rolled out a limited beta for its 'Facebook At Work' service. And while not much has leaked out of the limited testing, people have wondered just what Facebook is offering with this new app.

Social Dining Apps That Set You Up To Eat With Strangers

The Huffington Post | Nile Cappello | Posted 10.01.2013 | Taste

These apps are betting that you will.

Words With Friends, Smut With Strangers

Jesse Archer | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Jesse Archer

When a friend said he was cheating with the popular app Words With Friends, I didn't think much of it. Who hasn't cheated at online Scrabble? Then he clarified, saying he was using the app to cheat on his longterm boyfriend.

Commuters of the World, Connect

John Rossant | Posted 12.11.2012 | Business
John Rossant

From a system point of view, text sentiment analysis of apps like Waze and Roadify is a potential goldmine for transportation agencies and local governments, who need more information about commuters' real-time problems.

Going Mobile With Social Enterprise

Paul Lamb | Posted 10.14.2012 | Impact
Paul Lamb

These days there is no shortage of mobile applications to support good causes. They range from fundraising apps for nonprofits, to community volunteering apps, to apps for locating environmentally friendly products.

Is Grindr Altering Gay Men's Dating Psyche?

Marten Weber | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Marten Weber

There is a growing band of gay males grumbling that Grindr, and apps like it, are turning men into robotic, soulless net cruisers who have lost all ability to communicate. Not everyone agrees.

Love Grind (Part 1)

Marten Weber | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Marten Weber

Social dating apps are changing the way we find sex partners and fall in love. What are the implications of these handy little widgets, both on traditional dating options and the psyche of those addicted to social apps?

6 Awesome Apps To Help You Look Good In Public

The Huffington Post | Ramona Emerson | Posted 12.23.2011 | Technology

According to Localytics, an app research company, 26 percent of apps downloaded in 2010 were only used once. You could clutter up your phone with ...

7 Social Apps To Help You Find Friends

The Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 12.05.2011 | Technology

Facebook will help you keep tabs on your friends' children, careers and concerts, but it won't tell you when your freshman year college roommate is at...

In Mixel, A Designer's Transformation

Ty Fujimura | Posted 01.28.2012 | Technology
Ty Fujimura

Social technology is the heart of Mixel, a photo collage app for the iPad, and also the cause of its first controversy.