TravBuddy — 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: TravBuddy.

The Application:

My Travel Map!

TravBuddy is a social networking application for travelers. It allows Facebook users to create and share their own travel map and see what percent of the world they have visited.

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.

HOW TO: 10 Tips to Save Your Relationships Online

Although social media can definitely cause you to lose your job, become a victim of revenge and can even be the reason why you lose friends, I see that in return, social media can gear you up to help in a cause or even save a relationship!

IBM’s Crime Prediction Software — Goodbye, human rights?

The Florida State Department of Juvenile Justice will use analysis software from IBM to predict crime by young delinquents, putting potential offenders under specific prevention and education programs. Goodbye human rights!

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