Tag: social networking

  • Twitter’s Turning Japanese

    Japan is now the first country outside of the US to have its own mobile version of Twitter. Today, the popular microblogging service launched a Japan-based mobile version. Teaming up with Tokyo-based Internet firm Digital Garage, the San Francisco-based company is using its Japanese audience to experiment with mobile advertising, like banner ads. Previously, in […]

  • Nokia (Officially) Dials in Dopplr

    Nokia just announced that it has acquired UK-based social travel network Dopplr in efforts to grow its online offerings. It looks like the deal, among Nokia’s other social networking startup shopping spree snap ups lately, is more to do with putting together a top-notch social networking team than acquiring software. Last week, reports came out […]

  • MySpace: Now Windows Mobile Ready

    MySpace, the once social networking kingpin that is fast losing traction to Facebook, announced today that it is building an app for Windows Mobile. Microsoft will also open its Adobe Flash-competing Silverlight technology to MySpace Developers. For Microsoft, this move signifies that they aren’t putting all their eggs in one Zuckerberg-shaped basket. Microsoft previously¬† invested […]