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It’s Time to Leave Twitter for Societal

Societal.co is a Twitter like social network that champions free speech, individual liberty and the free flow of information online A lot of people have been rattled into searching for alternative social media platforms as they become ever more uncomfortable with the way capitalist entities leverage control over the largest social networks in human history. Most do not like the way these companies buy and sell our data, our identities, and even our behaviour! They employ the smartest people on the planet to influence…

Meetup Spins Off From WeWork

Social Media Platform for Fostering Human Connection Furthers Commitment to its 49 Million Members Across 193 Countries Meetup, one of the world's first social media platforms and the only one dedicated to groups that meet in-person or online during times of crisis, announced that the company has been acquired. The consortium of investors is led by Kevin Ryan's AlleyCorp and includes mission-driven private funds and accomplished technology executives. Ryan joins as Chairman of the board. David Siegel will stay on as CEO…

THETA Live Embed Launches to Bring 24/7 Esports Content and Blockchain Rewards to Any Website, Starting with G FUEL

Using simple IFrame any site can easily add THETA.tv esports streaming content, such as Fortnite, League of Legends and CS:GO, to earn incremental revenue Theta Labs, the leading video delivery network powered by blockchain, announced the launch of THETA Live Embed, a new turnkey product that allows 24/7 THETA.tv Esports live streaming content to be added to almost any website, blog, or social media platform with minimal technical effort. Popular games like Fortnite, League of Legends and CS:GO streamed through THETA Live…

Social Media Platform Tsu Appoints Lesley Ma to Board of Directors

Tsū Inc., the social that pays, announces the appointment of Lesley Ma to its Board of Directors. Ms. Ma joins a board led by Chairman Greg Fell alongside Tsū CEO John Acunto, Tsū CFO Scot Weisberg, Terracap CEO Larry Krauss, Trybl CEO David Kerzner, and Silicon Alley Advisers CEO Sean Cross. Her appointment became effective December 20, 2019. Ms. Ma currently serves as VP, Chief Information and Continuous Information Officer of NSF International, a global public health organization operating in more than 175 countries. …

5WPR Survey Reveals Facebook is the Most Used Social Media Platform among American Millennials

5W Public Relations, one of the top 15 independently-owned PR agencies in the U.S., has determined that Facebook is the most used social media platform in the nation across all age groups, including Millennials. As part of 5WPR's 2020 Consumer Culture Report, the respondents were asked which social platform they check, post, comment or otherwise view daily. The results across all generations are as follows: Facebook 65%YouTube 39%Instagram 37%Twitter 32%Snapchat 22%Pinterest 21%Reddit 18%TikTok 13% When broken down…

SOCi Closes Oversubscribed $15 Million Series C to Expand Platform Capabilities and Solve Enterprise Localized Marketing Challenges

This latest round for the two-time Inc. 500 honoree comes from Vertical Venture Partners, Grayhawk Capital, Blossom Street Ventures, and new investor Ankona Capital SOCi, Inc., the leading social and reputation management platform for multi-location businesses, announced it closed an oversubscribed Series C funding round of $15 million co-led by Vertical Venture Partners, Grayhawk Capital, and newcomer Ankona Capital with participation from Blossom Street Ventures. SOCi closed its Series B in 2018 and has raised roughly…

Finexpo Launches a Social Media Platform VF.SG to Unite Entrepreneurs in Asia and Build a Vibrant Community of Tech-Savvy and Self-Driven…

Finexpo, a leading events company specializing in finance and tech exhibitions, lux trade show, EdTech, on-line media, launched a startup media source, VF.SG. VF.SG is the first portal to offer anyone an opportunity to become a contributor in niche topics such as business, tech, finance and startups. The idea is to leave the traditional editorial approach in the past and give a free tribune to those wishing to speak up and share great stories. From now on, startups and businesses do not need to spend time and money on…

If Social Media Platforms Are Pledging to Not Sell Your Personal Data, Why Are They Still Collecting It?

CloutHub is the first social media platform to say, "No" to exploiting user privacy and "Yes!" to user choice and control of social media. We refuse to collect any identifying information from our users that they do not want to share. We give users control of what we know about them, something no other social media platform has done. We created this revolutionary approach to user privacy and control after watching the Legacy Platforms – Facebook, Twitter and Google/YouTube – exploit their users' personal information for…

Block.one Introduces “Voice” to Bring Alignment and Transparency to Social Media

Blockchain-Based Social Media Platform Will Reward and Return Control to Social Media Users Social media is fundamentally broken and is in need of a complete overhaul. Block.one announced Voice, a blockchain-based social media application designed with users of the platform in mind. Voice is a more transparent social media platform for the world, where the value of good content gets circulated right back into sustaining the community, not corporate bottom lines. "The truth is, current social media platforms are…

Earth Day Network Partners with Twitter to Release ‘Earth in Our Hands’ Emoji to Mark Earth Day 2019

As Earth Day prepares to mark its 50th anniversary, Twitter has partnered with Earth Day Network to recognize the urgency of the environmental movement through a new Earth Day emoji. The emoji will run for 365 days – through the 50th anniversary of Earth Day on April 22, 2020 – in a first-of-its-kind collaboration. The image, which shows the Earth cradled between two hands, will automatically generate when Twitter users use any one of four action-oriented hashtags: #EarthDay, #EarthRise, #ClimateAction, and #VoteEarth.…

MGH Survey Finds Nearly Half of US Diners Have Tried a New Restaurant Because of its Social Media Posts

On the Other Hand, 21% Claim a Restaurant's Social Media Posts - Including Poor Quality Content and Frequency - Have Discouraged Them from Trying It Altogether MGH, a full-service restaurant marketing agency, announced the results of a study that examined how influential a brand's social media marketing can be when it comes to driving restaurant trial and customer loyalty. The survey determined that nearly half (45%) of US diners said they've tried a restaurant for the first time because of a social media post made by…

Google+ Is Dead, Long Live Google My Business

Google+, Google’s own social media platform which launched in 2011, is to shut down in April 2019 after a new leak occurred. The social channel had quite a strong start in its early days but never managed to generate sufficient interest or activity to compete with other platforms such as Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn. A study from Stone Temple Consulting revealed that 90% of people registered on Google+ had never posted anything on the platform. The network was due to shut down in August 2019, but a new bug that…

Social Media Start-Up Company Tribalize Announces Launch of Kickstarter Campaign

Tribalize Lets You Create Your Own Personal Social Media Channel That You Can Choose to Keep Private or Make Public Tribalize, a new social media platform focused on user privacy, is proud to announce the launch of their Kickstarter campaign. Tribalize seeks to raise $60,000 during this campaign to add fresh features to the already released Beta version of its app. The Kickstarter campaign ends on September 14, 2018. Due to early support in the first two days, the campaign has already raised more than $2,000. Recently,…

LinkedIn Has Reportedly Reached 575 Million Members

LinkedIn Has Provided a Breakdown of Its Audience, Exactly Contextualizing the Regions in Which the Social Media Platform Is Most Popular LinkedIn, the professional social network has reported having reached 575 Million users worldwide. LinkedIn has also provided a breakdown of its audience, thus showcasing the regions where the platform is widely recognized. Last April, LinkedIn reached its 500 Million user mark which means LinkedIn has taken a time period of 16 months to add another 75 Million users to its platform.…

FlipNpik Announces Partnership with Atayen Inc, Facebook iFrame Apps Developer

FlipNpik, the world's first-of-its kind blockchain-based collaborative social media platform, which remunerates users for their social media engagements, is pleased to announce a partnership with American-French company, Atayen Inc. FlipNpik partners with Facebook iFrame Apps Developer Atayen Inc Specializing in the development of applications such as the iFrame apps, which is an all-in-one Facebook app suite to enhance businesses' engagement of users, Atayen offers unique expertise in social media networks that will…

Conversocial Integrates WeChat Messaging as a Digital Customer Care Channel

Digital Customer Service Platform Helps Large Brands Scale Their Engagement with over 1 Billion Customers on WeChat Conversocial, the leading digital customer service platform, announced the addition of WeChat support–powering digital customer service capabilities for the massive Chinese social messaging network. The integration enables digital customer care teams to leverage intelligent agent routing, conversational filtering and prioritization, robust workflows, and real-time analytics to deliver digital care over…

Mojiit Partners with Quan to Bring 3D Augmented Reality to More Than 2 Billion Social Network Users Worldwide

New Partnership Will Expand Mojiit's Reach, Empower Social Network Users to Enjoy and Share Favorite Quan Games, Characters and Other Content in 3D Augmented Reality Mojiit, the first augmented reality social platform, announced it has partnered with top Japanese mobile developer Quan to bring Mojiit's technology across Quan's content catalog and distribution platforms. Effective immediately, the partnership will broaden Mojiit's reach to more than 2.3 billion users worldwide and convert all of Quan's characters to 3D…

talkshoplive Launches the First Ever Live-Streaming Social Selling Network

talkshoplive Video Platform Includes All the Tools and Resources Needed by Vendors  talkshoplive launched an offering for everyone from small business owners to mainstream brands and influencers a platform to create their own live streaming home shopping shows. The first network of social selling shows powered by user-generated content and it is also a full-service storefront and an intimate shopping exchange never before experienced in online purchasing for sellers and buyers. The innovative platform is set…

Shutterstock To Invest $15 Million in China’s Leading Social Network Platform ZCool

This Financial Commitment Builds on the Successful Operational Relationship and Strategic Alignment with China's Leading Creative Social Network Shutterstock, Inc., a leading global technology company offering a creative platform for high-quality assets, tools and services, announced its investment in China's leading creative social network and artist platform with nearly six million registered users, ZCool Network Technology Limited. ZCool has been the exclusive distributor of Shutterstock's creative content in China…