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 […]

UberMedia Receives $5.6 Million From DLD Ventures

UberMedia, makers of UberSocial, Echofon and other Twitter based applications has received $5.6 million during a new round of funding from DLD Ventures, the investment arm of German firm Burda Digital. The investment comes after UberMedia failed to acquire TweetDeck which was quickly scooped up by Twitter. According to UberMedia CEO Bill Gross: “We are […]

Facebook Developer Wooga Raises $24M During Series B Funding

Facebook developer Wooga, the networks fourth largest apps creator has raised $24 million during Series B funding led by Highland Capital Partners. Wooga has watched as their monthly active users base has from from 18 million users in March to more than 29 million units during the month of May. The company which focuses on […]

LinkedIn Launching “Apply With LinkedIn” Job Application Button

LinkedIn is adding a new featured called “Apply With LinkedIn” which allows job candidates to click a single button on a company’s website to submit their entire LinkedIn profile as a resume. Speaking with GigaOm a source “briefed on the feature” says it will be displayed next to job descriptions on partnering websites by the […]