TechCrunch is reporting that the California-based startup BrightKite, previously considered a Foursquare competitor, is now pivoting away from the check-in and going all in on group messaging:
Going forward, the focus for Brightkite will mainly be on the success they’ve had with group texting. Their new ambition is to be “the default text Read More
The hash, the pound sign, the number sign, the hex–whatever you call it, the four-stroke cross-hatch possibly born at Bell Labs in the 1960s has had a fabulous re-awakening in recent years.
It’s called the octothorpe, according to punctuation nerds, and it’s been called “one of the great comeback stories in Read More
Lower East Siders won’t be happy to hear this.
Cash-rich local startup GroupMe has decided it’s time to plaster stickers everywhere.
Remember the sticker-centric publicity stunt by Facebook game-maker Zynga in August? (See Farmville Makers Inspire Lower East Side Vendetta.) Zynga stickered sidewalks with fake cash and windows with fake bullet holes to promote the Read More