Foursquare unveils new logo, two separate apps. Facebook now has 1.07 billion mobile monthly active users. These stories, and more, in today’s Morning Social Media Newsfeed.
Sometimes, fully-funded Kickstarter campaigns will run into production problems. Do backers have any recourse?
If you haven’t already noticed, Kickstarter is getting old. Compared to other apps, the site is practically a dinosaur. Just watch this video! In it, you’ll see Kickstarter swimming with the internet’s giants like Myspace. Of course, now, the company has been so successful, they’ve failed to put out an Android compatible app. Users have to pay $0.99 to another company just to manage projects.
Twitter buys Android-related startup for undisclosed amount. Study finds using the social network leads to relationship turmoil, including cheating and divorce. These stories, and more, in today’s Morning Social Media Newsfeed.
Kickstarter passed $1 billion in pledges at 4:03 a.m. this morning.
Facebook’s acquisition of Little Eye Labs is official. Twitter stock continues to plunge. These stories, and more, in today’s Morning Social Media Newsfeed.
Twitter co-founder Biz Stone launches Q&A app Jelly. San Francisco Chronicle staffers to attend social media training. These stories, and more, in today’s Morning Social Media Newsfeed.
As much as web users like to pretend they the invasion of ads into their social networks, the Internet seems to actually loves ads. An argument can be made that Kickstarter is so popular because it’s one big infomercial channel.
Research shows that with audio testing, a person can acquire an 80% accuracy with foreign language pronunciation skills, compared to 50% accuracy without feedback. Imagine an app that takes advantage of this research: you’re learning a foreign language by listening to words and guessing which words you’re actually hearing – by giving you your guess results immediately, you’ll actually improve your accuracy by 30%. That’s a vast improvement.
There’s a few headbands for sleep devotees, and if you like lucid dreams, then this Aurora headband is for you. The Aurora headband plays sounds and personalized lights to help you become aware that you are in a dream, which has been shown to reduce nightmares and lower stress.