Hottest News on Social Media

Music Dating for Music Lovers

  • January 18th, 2012 by Damian Davila
If you ever saw the film High Fidelity,(starring John Cusack and Jack Black), you might remember this short dialogue:
Barry: I wanna date a musician. Rob Gordon: I wanna live with a musician. She’d write songs at home and ask me what I thought of them, and maybe even include one of our little private jokes in the liner notes.
Read more

Unleash the Hipster Inside Your iPhone

  • January 17th, 2012 by Damian Davila
The Pocket Hispter iPhone app (available for both iPhone and iPad) evaluates your iTunes playlist, then makes recommendations with the attitude of an artsy, edgy hipster. This startup has been raved for its creative take and high regard for visual aesthetics such as the design of the 4 characters (pictured above) that will interact with you while using the app.… Read more

Update on the Color iPhone App

  • January 13th, 2012 by Damian Davila
Back in May 2011, I wrote about the Color iPhone app, described as its developers back then as a service to create new, dynamic social networks for your iPhone or Android  wherever you go. What I was not aware back then was who was the man behind this app and why he had the guts to claim that his product… Read more

Launch Your Startup with LaunchRock

  • January 12th, 2012 by Damian Davila
Launched during Philadelphia’s Startup Weekend back in January 2011, LaunchRock helps you setup a viral launching soon page in minutes. As of November 2011, LaunchRock has already streamlined over 100 startup launches ranging from developers of Flash templates to maker of cloud-based “notepads” such as Fetchnotes. The startup is backed by $800,000 in funding from a very diverse pool of… Read more

The Rise of Facebook Advertising Agencies

  • December 16th, 2011 by Damian Davila
You probably have seen Facebook Pages and ads for Jack Daniel’s, Dell, Capital One, and Dell. However, while you many not know is that these pages and ads are no longer being created by companies or traditional marketing agencies as much as they were in the past. As Facebook continues to grow as the biggest black hole in the Internet,… Read more

Greenhorn Connect – A Networking Startup in Boston

  • December 15th, 2011 by Damian Davila
This November 2011, Mark Zuckerberg recently gave a shout-out to Boston entrepreneurs by stating that Silicon Valley it’s not the only place to be and that if he was starting now, he would have just stayed in Boston. So what caused Zuckerberg to make such a statement are a bunch of new startups in Boston such as networking company, Greenhornet… Read more

Cheating Online Inc.

  • December 15th, 2011 by Damian Davila
In a world where “1 in 5 New Relationships Begin on an Online Dating Sites” (according to data from Match.com), it is not a surprise that there are several companies trying to capitalize on this trend. Want to meet Christian singles? Try ChristianMingle.com. Can’t find somebody big enough to handle your love? Try LargeAndLovely.com. Looking for the sugar daddy of… Read more

DataSift Provides Brands Tools for Social Media Analysis

  • December 14th, 2011 by Damian Davila
Founded by Nick Halstead back in 2008 in the U.K., Datasift is (as of the time this article was written) only one of the 2 companies in the world that Twitter has allowed to re-syndicate its content. Nick is well known in social media circles because he founded TweetMeme, a leading platform in providing social news via Twitter available in… Read more

Meet the OpenTable for Health Care

  • December 6th, 2011 by Damian Davila
If you are a fan of OpenTable and you have dreamed about bringing the simplicity of its service to other fields, now you will be happy to learn about ZocDoc, a startup that is trying to ease the process of booking doctor appointments on the web.

The Idea

Founded in September 2007,  ZocDoc is the brainchild of  Cyrus Massoumi while… Read more

Zynga Gets Fancy New HQ Offices in San Francisco

  • December 5th, 2011 by Damian Davila
The "time travel" tube at Zynga's headquarters
Zynga, the social gaming giant behind Mafia Farms, FarmVille, and Words With Friends moved its over 1,500 staff members to its brand new offices in San Francisco earlier this 2011. Located at 699 8th St, San Francisco, CA 94103, the new Zynga headquarters are huge and snazzy, just a small sample the “time… Read more