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Reppler: The New Social Media Monitoring Service

Reppler: The New Social Media Monitoring Service

Simply put, Reppler is a social media monitoring service designed to keep your social reputation clean and safe. It addresses three critical pillars of your social reputation — content, privacy and security. Read more »

Disney Tickets Together — Apps Using Social Media Brilliantly!

Disney Tickets Together — Apps Using Social Media Brilliantly!

Millions of applications are flooding the social media scene yearly, some are fun, others are valuable while only a few have the ability of shining through the bunch and making a lasting impression! Today's... Read more »

CityVille — Apps Using Social Media Brilliantly

Welcome to another episode of Thoughtpick’s series of articles: Apps Using SM Brilliantly. We will again be looking into examples of tricks and methods that online games and applications are using to make the most of social media. In other words, what is making those apps as “spreadable” and “viral” as they are.

Today’s application is: Zynga’s CityVille.

The Application:

Zynga's CityVille

Zynga’s newest game, CityVille, is the fastest growing game in the company’s history. It had nearly 300,000 players in its first 24 hours, and 3 million daily active users in its first week.

Currently, CityVille has over 12,940,000 monthly active users and 38,000 likes.

Gogobot — Apps Using Social Media Brilliantly

Welcome to another episode of Thoughtpick’s series of articles: Apps Using SM Brilliantly. We will again be looking into examples of tricks and methods that online games and applications are using to make the most of social media. In other words, what is making those apps as “spreadable” and “viral” as they are.

Today’s application is : Gogobot.

The Application:

Gogobot- Travel Just Got a Whole Lot Friendlier

Gogobot is an application designed to help its users plan all types of trips ranging from a week’s vacation, a business trip to a weekend getaway, in a fun and simple way.

Texas Hold’em Poker — Apps Using Social Media Brilliantly

We will again be looking into examples of tricks and methods that Zynga’s Texas Hold’em Poker is using to make the most of social media. In other words, what is making this app as “spreadable” and “viral” as it is.

Interview with VisitorsCafé Founder: Your Custom Video Chat

VisitorsCafe aims at enhancing the interactive features of websites by providing them with a video chat feature that can be added with a single line of code .

The video chat enables websites to enhance the level of interaction available to their communities, and turning websites into cafes. This allows users to spend more time on the website interacting with other like minded users. While Chatroulette and other VChat services randomly connect users, VisitorsCafe used a matching algorithm to connect users together. The VisitorsCafe’s service will be launching on November 10th providing its service on invitation only bases(Continue reading below for your change to earn an exclusive invite to try out the VisitorsCafe service for FREE). The Thoughpick blog took the opportunity to speak with VisitorsCafe’s founder, Morgan Hermand-Waiche, to learn more about him, the website, and VisitorsCafe’s Services.

Friends Facts – Applications Using Social Media Brilliantly

Friends Facts – Applications Using Social Media Brilliantly

What is making Facebook’s Friend's Facts Application as “spreadable” and “viral” as it is. Read more to find out!

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Hunch: The Decision Maker — App Review

Hunch: The Decision Maker — App Review

Make a Hunch?

It is very easy to become an expert at anything, all you would need to do is invest 10,000 hours learning and working in a specific domain to become an expert in it. That is you have the time for that, at 60 hrs/ week you will hit the 10,000 mark a few months after your 3rd year, for the majority of people they are lucky if they...

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Millionaire City — Apps Using Social Media Brilliantly

Millionaire City — Apps Using Social Media Brilliantly

We will be looking into the tricks and methods that Millionaire City is using to make the most of social media. In other words, what is making this app as “spreadable” and “viral” as it is.

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Barn Buddy Game — Apps Using Social Media Brilliantly

Barn Buddy Game — Apps Using Social Media Brilliantly

With 1,948,750 monthly active users and 1,429,112 likes, Barn Buddy Game seems to be gaining in on Farmville, Frontierville, Cafe World and other Facebook applications that fall into that category. Learn how & why!

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Bored.com — Apps Using Social Media Brilliantly

Bored.com — Apps Using Social Media Brilliantly

What is making Bored.com as “spreadable” and “viral” as is it? Read more for analysis, insights and tips!

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Google Pretending to Care? — Two New Transparency Tools

Google Pretending to Care? — Two New Transparency Tools

The "Draw Mohammed Day" Block

Corporate Transparency and user information privacy are hot topic issues on the net, and with bigger and bigger services people are becoming more and more aware that their information is not solely accessible by those whom they decide to share their information with. Their information might be shared with hackers, nosy friends, and...

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