The Real Reason Google Plus Failed

Google Plus should have been an Internet giant, a social network to put fear into the heart of Mark Zuckerberg. Instead it became the giant butt of Internet jokes, a place you go to on the Internet when you want to be by yourself. Its failure has lessons for anyone...

Google Is Going To Make Your Community Much More Polite

Could the days of toxic comments finally be over? Is the Internet about to become a pleasant, polite place where opinions are always offered with respect and talkbacks are actually worth reading? If Google has its way, that might be exactly what’s about to happen. The...

Why Twitter’s @Jack Can’t Beat The Trolls… But You Can

Twitter isn’t having a great time. While Facebook continues to pile on the users and drag in the money, Twitter’s latest quarterly report showed a 0.5 percent decline in year-on-year revenue. User growth has stalled. Shares fell 10 percent on the news. There are lots...

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...