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Myspace Developer Parties

In february of 2009, MySpace had hosted developer parties as a part of the developer platform launch.

Feb 06, 2009

What Happened to the YourTrove Social Search Engine?

YourTrove, a popular social music discovery platform, was acquired by LiveNation Labs. This acquisition marks an exciting new chapter for both companies, as they look to combine their...

Feb 02, 2009

Foodista, Wikipedia for Food

Archived excerpt by Michelle Lentz

Dec 17, 2008

Adult FriendFinder to Take Your Affairs Public

Florida-based FriendFinder Networks, formerly Penthouse Media Group, has filed a registration statement with the SEC to go public, with Renaissance Capital representing them. The comp...

Dec 11, 2008

Pistachio Consulting Releases Microsharing Comparison

Pistachio Consulting had researched 19 publicly announced microsharing applications and published their finding via Scribdb:

Nov 03, 2008

Mix 09 Las Vegas


Oct 29, 2008

Myspace Grand Opening, San Francisco

At a MySpace party celebrating the opening of his San Francisco office, Rupert Murdoch left the SF Museum of Modern Art just before 11pm. Despite the late hour, the crowd was mostly g...

Mar 12, 2008

Pownce Public Opening Party

Pownce was a short-lived and invite-only social media site that claimed to be Twitter on steroids. While there wasn’t much national buzz, they were known at launch parties in San Fran...

Jan 03, 2008

Seesmic’s Wild SXSW Rooftop Bash Goes Down in Startup History

The buzz around South by Southwest 2008 centered on Twitter’s explosive growth and its plans to monetize and evolve beyond a simple microblogging tool.

Jan 01, 2008

The First iPhone was sold in Palo Alto, with appearance made by Steve Jobs

It is with great joy that I inform you that the first iPhone was sold on June 29, 2007 in Palo Alto, California. A revolutionary device that has since brought about immense changes in...

Jun 29, 2007