How Snapchat is revolutionizing the way we consume media Within the crowds of any event, it has become the norm to see a barrage of cell phones, serving as the second eyes, aggressively capturing the spectacle that is at hand. […]
Digg's inability to prevent fraudulent voting allowed power users to take control of the site's content and undermined its mission to produce democratized news.
Snapchat’s innovative “Live Story” feature has made a huge step in solving a problem that to date has plagued other social media apps: tons of users post pictures and videos that in theory would have broad public appeal, yet no app has compiled and featured all of this content in a way that was easily discoverable and digestible.
How 400 famous dogs became the sales team
In March, techies (myself included: http://www.geekwire.com/2015/why-meerkat-is-going-to-make-it/) went wild over a new kind of live streaming. A startup called Meerkat launched a mobile app that let users broadcast high quality live video to the world straight from their phones, using Twitter […]
Pinterest. The waiting game. It pays to be big. Numbers matter. Pin-it to Win-it.
Instagram is the textbook example of how a business initially attracts users in the absence of network effects and quickly grows by leveraging those network effects.
SmackHigh aims to build inter-school community through friendly smack talk and shared experiences in a safe online space
At $1bn valuation, reaching 1/3 of U.S. communities, private social network Nextdoor has come a long a way. The company’s targeted, private approach has enabled it to build a tight community of engaged users. The platform has strong network effects and multiple options for monetization. What remains to be seen is whether Nextdoor’s network strengthens or weakens post monetization.
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