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.


Bro Lifelife App Partners With How I Met Your Mother Fan Page for Contest

Tech Company Releases Mobile App for Men, Teams Up with Popular Fan Pages for Promo Contest Want a wingman in your pocket? “There's an app for that.” Bro Lifeline is loaded with fake background sounds, pick-up lines, pep talks, and excuses that are all designed to help guys out.

Genesix Launches Jumvo - A Voice-Based Group Messaging Service for iOS

Genesix announces today the launch of Jumvo, a free voice-based group messaging service for iPhone and iPod touch. Revolutionizing the growing group-messaging trend, Jumvo brings the personality and nuance of voice to the convenience of texting with its unprecedented functionality and Facebook integration.

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

User Reviews TrackRoom lite Developer: Sysvision GmbH Price: free Download on the App Store 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

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

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.

Buy Meporter - Local Area News & Events - The Beat on the Street on the App Store

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.

Buy Ban.jo on the App Store

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.

Buy TigerMe Club on the App Store

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.

Buy Viddy on the App Store

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.

Buy fotobookr on the App Store

fotobookr Turns Facebook into Photo Album

fotobookr is a photo lover's best friend. 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.

Buy Shy Breaker on the App Store

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.

Buy BusyBee on the App Store

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.