Social Networking Apps
Twitter vs. Facebook vs. Google+ vs. Instagram. The list is never ending! For a list of our favorites, check out AppCraver’s Editor Picks of the Best Social Networking Apps for iPhone and iPad, or read on for breaking news and reviews of social media and networking applications in the App Store.
Publishers of iStoryTime Receives $2m Series A Investment
iStoryTime, the largest library of mobile children's book Apps, today is pleased to announce a $2 million Series A investment. The investment will allow the company to quickly expand their domestic and international library of more than 100 books in 80 countries.
BitFlix: Location-Aware iPhone App Allows Users to Share Video Over Social Networks
BitFlx, Inc., today announced its new location-aware, iPhone social video application that enables users to create and share real-time video connections with other users in their vicinity.
TrackRoom Updates Impromptu Party Planning
SYSVISION today is pleased to introduce TrackRoom 1.0 and TrackRoom 1.0 Lite, which lets you temporarily track the position of selected smartphone users in your contacts, so you can always find your friends and family members in crowded locations or large groups.
Tweet Hunt Classic Lets Users Shoot Down Angry Blurbs for Free
Independent developer Jared Kroff is pleased to announce the availability of Tweet Hunt: Classic, a free "lite" version of the popular game Tweet Hunt. The developer also announced an update to the paid game during its prime placement on the New and Noteworthy section of the App Store.
BlogHer Attendees Get Text Ed Classes from LG Mobile
LG Text Ed was in session this weekend at BlogHer '11, the world's largest conference for women in social media, which was held on Aug. 46 in San Diego. At the LG Lounge, attendees learned about the LG Text Ed program, a comprehensive educational campaign that addresses teen mobile phone misuse and provides parents with valuable resources so they can teach responsible phone use to their children.
Google+ iPhone App has Potential
The headlines over the last few weeks have been a buzz about Google's new social networking site. One of its most touted features is its circles option, which allows you to share information with certain groups of people, friends, colleagues, etc.
Stop the Presses with Meporter
Meporter - Citizen journalism has been all the rage of late, with sites like Patch and CNN's iReport encouraging users to submit articles and multimedia. Local newspapers have especially taken the brunt of newspaper closures, often leaving a gap in coverage for many communities.
Banjo Tames Social Networking on Twitter, Facebook, Foursquare, etc.
Is social networking reaching a tipping point? With Facebook's recent slump in North American growth, one is lead to believe that we as a society might be overwhelmed with the amount of options within the space.
TigerMe Club is Much More than Just How-To Dating App for Guys
TigerMe Club recently went on sale from $9.99 to $.99 and so my curiosity got the best of me. While I'm a happily to-be husband and father, I was very interested to check out the content and see if this "for men only" swagger app was worth the $9.99 regular price tag.
Viddy is Instagram for Video - Edit, Add Effects, to iPhone Movies
With the natural progression of improved video capabilities on such devices as the iPhone 4, iPad 2 and the Android platforms, app developers have been very busy producing video-inspired apps.
fotobookr Turns Facebook into Photo Album
As a professional photographer, I’m drawn to photo-inspired apps. In the case of fotobookr, even if I didn’t have a bag full of lenses, I would still want this app for its simple and intuitive interface.
Shy Breaker Wants to Help Users Break the Ice
GPS based social networking is not really a new thing (think 4 Square and Facebook check-ins), but it’s a growing trend that existing and future social networking platforms alike will evolve in their own ways.
BusyBee is the First Business Social Networking App for iPhone
“Busy Bee” may be a common commercial moniker for everything from stores to auto repair shops, but the BusyBee iPhone app is definitely unique. Similar to LinkedIn in so far as the concept of business social networking, BusyBee has some real possibility and the potential to grow into something very productive.
Essential iPhone Apps for Social Media Addicts
The iPhone is dangerously conducive to an incurable case of Social Media Addiction. Symptoms of SMA include the inability to enter any establishment—even a dentist’s office or a Kinko’s—without checking in on Foursquare.
Make Texting Fun with TextPics
Texting enthusiasts certainly have an array of texting apps to choose from ranging from free texting applications over wi-fi to simple ascii art creators. Among the selections is TextPics – Creative SMS Art for iPhone Texting.