Just ahead of SXSW, SoLoMo app Highlight adds photo and event features. Will the new additions be enough to steal - and maybe even sustain some SXSW spotlight?
Sources with Bloomberg report that Facebook is developing an app that will rival Apple's Find My Friends app for its ability to track your location.
Ambient app Highlight releases “biggest update ever,” adds context to profiles and digital high-fives
Highlight released its biggest update to its iOS and Android app, which enables users to add more information about themselves, and send virtual high-fives.
SoLoMo standout Highlight issues its latest version after a quiet post-SXSW period.
Facebook quietly introduces Find Friends Nearby, its new stab at social-meets-local interactivity; UPDATE: Facebook pulls it
New Facebook app Fine Friends Nearby makes it that much easier to connect with people on Facebook - it might sound superfluous, but it might be the SoLoMo sauce that Facebook's long needed.
As Facebook closes in on the 1 billion users milestone, the social network is quietly testing a feature that will require users to open their wallets to bring more attention to themselves.
After all the early hype, it's time to take a look at the lowdown on SoLoMo.
Before you take the plunge, here are the names you should know, the disappointments you should be prepared for, and the untapped potential for this new class of apps.
Highlight is a "sixth sense" for finding connections with people who are already around you. In a one-on-one with Highlight creator Paul Davison, we explore this new, exploding market and talk about where Highlight goes from here.
The latest in mobile trends is "ambient social networking." And leading the pack is an app that recommends users with similar interests and mutual friends: Highlight
The social meets music meets Web meets everything festival kicks off next week, and here are a few apps that can help you (and us) navigate this complex scene.
Has the check-in become too much work? Location apps are beginning to leverage the power of your smartphone to automatically curate and share your geo-social activity.