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Emerging Social Networks
Path may finally be taking off in the United States, according to a Wall Street Journal interview with CEO Dave Morin.
Over the past year, the share of teens who say Facebook is the most important social media site for them has fallen nearly 10 percent, according to a study of teen consumer habits by the investment banking firm Piper Jaffray.
Collegefeed today launched into a public beta a social network for young job seekers and the companies looking to hire them.
Nextdoor, a hyper-local social network that launched in October 2011, today rolled out a second version and announced a $21.6-million round of funding.
Foursquare has unveiled a “share” button on its venue pages that allow users of the location-based social network to share its content with mobile users who don’t have the Foursquare app installed.
Price tags for social media companies have skyrocketed since Facebook debuted in 2004. These startups were valued at a billion dollars or more.
Airbnb belatedly released its 2012 overview today, showing significant growth — and impressive design chops. The short-term apartment rental service hosts 300,000 listings, more than double the 120,000 it had at the start of 2012.
Google Hangouts, the video-chat app that originated within Google+, will begin allowing users to turn off the video feature and use audio only.
Today, Senexx Inc.has announced the launch of SolvePath, an internal Q&A platform for businesses. Employees using the tool will be able to ask a question in complete sentences and find the answers from within their company’s email, instant messaging, or internal social networks.