Your Social Network Is A Real Social Benefit

When Valerie Elmore saw a dog run out on a local road and get hit by a car, she did what anyone would do. She gathered the dog up and drove straight to a nearby animal hospital. Unfortunately, the dog died, and Elmore turned to NextDoor, a local social network, to...

People Love Taking Selfies, Hate Seeing Them

Peepso comes with a ton of features. We spent months building and testing add-ons that allow for video uploads and custom profiles, groups and moods. And in the end it all comes down to selfies. Build a social network and people will soon start uploading pictures of...

Fishbrain Shows Social Network Builders How To Hook Members

“In general, networks like Facebook and Instagram are sharing platforms — they’re super broad. And when you’re posting about your passion, it’s irrelevant to many of your friends.” That quote on DigitalTrends.com comes from Fishbrain CEO Johan Attby. It sums up...

When Two Local Social Networks Go To War, Only One Can Survive

“Nobody in the office is crying,” Matthew Boyes told Techcrunch after the announcement that he had sold his UK company Streetlife to the American firm Nextdoor. The US-based local social network had closed a “multi-million pound acquisition” to buy its rival’s assets....