Facebook Acquires Top Designers From Buyout Of Mac Development House “Sofa”

Dutch based Mac development house Sofa announced on Friday that they have been acquired by Facebook. Sofa is best known for their Mac apps: Kaleidoscope, Versions, Checkout and Enstore. Announced on the Sofa company blog, the acquisition isn’t about Mac apps, but rather about acquiring the company’s design talent. According to TechCrunch: “Terms of the […]

Cost Of A “Promoted Trend” On Twitter Now $120,000 Per Day

Ready to promote your company’s product through Twitter? If you are we would suggest simply handing over a blank check to the social media company who now charge up to $120,000 per day for a promoted Tweet spot on their network. Adam Bain, Twitter’s director of Revenue revealed in an interview with the marketing firm […]

UnTappd Dominates Social Beer Market With One Millionth Checkin, Gobbles Up RedPint

Untapped, the “Foursquare” of the beer market announced on Wednesday that they have passed the one millionth checkin point. The company also announced that they have acquired competing product RedPint from co-creators John Vadja and Alicia Benjamin. On their official blog co-founders Tim Mather and Greg Avola said of their accomplishments: “As with many craft […]

Foursquare and 7-Eleven Sending Some Very Lucky Customers Into Space

Location based service provider Foursquare and slushy provider 7-Eleven have teams up with Paramount Pictures’ for their upcoming film Super 8 and for that partnership they will be sending one lucky customer on a space mission. Starting today and extending through June 30, visitors to the store who are 14-years-old and up can check in […]

BBB Encourages Facebook for Customer Interaction

The Better Business Bureau is kind of what people used before they could run to Facebook, Yelp and Twitter to share the good and bad experiences they’d had with certain businesses. The agency’s letter ratings and customer feedback served as a kind of Google Maps Reviews of the past, warning potential customers of a shady […]

Snoop’s Deal of the Day: When Likes Go Up, Prices Goes Down

Snoop Dog is using Facebook to give his customers discounts on different products from Fragrance Rebel. The more Facebook likes a product receives, the cheaper it will be. Today at Snoop’s Shop, you can get an 8 0z. bottle of BOD Man Really Ripped Abs body spray, which Snoop says will “keep your scent game […]

MySpace Sale Decision Forthcoming, Two Week Timeline Set

MySpace- which has become the token example of network failure- shall meet its fate later this month, according to News Corp’s media chief Jim Miller. MySpace rapidly rose to prominence globally, but was overtaken by Facebook in April of 2008. Since then, the fiery decline of the site has been an ongoing train wreck spectacle […]

Twitter Acquires Startup AdGrok, CEO Takes Job At Facebook Instead

Towards the end of May the startup AdGrok was purchased by Twitter. AdGrok had built a quick reputation building keyword-bidding tools for advertisers and the buyout was largely seen as a talent-acquisition buy, there’s just one problem, the major part of that acquisition, CEO Antonio Garcia-Martinez, decided not to work for Twitter. Then it got […]