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.
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.
Texts from Last Night App Delights in Debauchery, and Lets Users Vote
If you're of a certain age—read: you're a college student—you likely already know all about Texts From Last Night, or TFLN for short. TFLN is a Webby Award-winning website, a popular Facebook group, a book, a soon-to-be TV series on the Fox network, and, now, an iPhone app.
Funny Status Updates for Facebook iPhone App
Funny Status Updates for Facebook is a third party application for iPhone that integrates with Facebook and gives users access to a collection of a witty quips, practical jokes and even a few pictures to post them as their status update.
GetGlue is Social Networking for Media Addicts
When I first came across GetGlue I thought, "Just what I need, another social network."
The last thing I wanted to do was open another social networking app from my iPhone and check in, "like" things and earn rewards.
HelloTXT Seeks to Streamline Social Media Posting
HelloTXT is designed to update your myriad of social networks from within one application. It is a great concept, but a bit buggy in its current form.
Earthquake Preparedness With iPhone and Quake SOS
Though I’ve seen a pretty wide variety of iPhone apps in every category and admittedly don’t know all of them by a long shot, Quake SOS is the first app I’ve seen that is designed for use in a natural disaster emergency.