Two professors and a data scientist met in January last year over milkshakes, but it was with a sense of urgency. “We felt like we needed to do something as soon as possible, if not sooner,” said Chris Wiggins, an applied mathematics professor at Columbia. “There was starting to be an increase Read More
The site, founded by Scott Heiferman in 2002, is not as sexy as Foursquare or as hyped-up as Twitter. But Meetup was a social network before social networks were cool, and it’s still going strong—which is more than a lot of proto-social networks can say.
In fact, Read More
While every was liveblogging about the Verizon iPhone that won’t be on sale for weeks, Myspace decided to lay off 47 percent of its workforce.
Myspace still has 130 million users but no idea what to do with them.
Myspace, the social network never made into a movie, was bought by News Read More
The networking site Hashable, which replaces business cards with email and Twitter introductions, has been revamped and was unveiled today.
The new site is prettier and more organized, and adds a “relationship strength” indicator that measures how many interactions you have with someone on Hashable and ranks that connection as “acquainted,” “connected,” or “tight.” Read More