Skype's new "Conversation Ads" aim to get people talking during free Skype-to-Skype conversations, but will users find them too intrusive?
With six months left to live, one young man shared his story with Reddit as a form of release. Less than a week later, $30,000 has flowed forth from the community along with plans to send him on the trip of a lifetime.
Though Kickstarter has made an effort to put only its best foot forward, one enterprising outside company dug deeper to find what works and what doesn't on the secretive crowd-funding platform.
Mobli has partnered with the Tropfest Film Festival to launch its first Mobli channel, "TropfestMicro" with the hopes of discovering the next Web sensation.
With a vast majority of American Internet users already holding Facebook accounts, the social network's growth has slowed dramatically. Will international expansion be key to the company's continued expansion?
With Meebo's acquisition by Google nearing its close, the company announced that all of its services, save for its Meebo Bar, will be shutting down on July 11, 2012.
Shaker has finally left beta and launched to a packed virtual house. We gave the network a whirl on opening night to see how the "reinvented chatroom" will work.
Social Video Sharing Glasses could be the next must-have gadget, but the team developing the project has had a suspicious history with spamming, inconsistencies, and a suspension by Kickstarter. Are backers jumping into projects without doing their homework?
Rumors have sprung up again surrounding CNN's acquisition of Mashable, and according to sources close to the deal, Mashable is 80 percent likely to be acquired by CNN.
When it comes to phones, Facebook could learn a thing or two from Twitter, which now generates more revenue from its mobile app than from users on laptops and desktops.
With Foursquare's check-in and gamification business model ailing, the company has relaunched with a focus on social updates, deals, and algorithmic recommendations.
Could Facebook's underwhelming IPO lead to more difficulty for startups finding funding down the road? Startup guru Paul Graham believes so.
Facebook has acquired Instagram, Lightbox, and released its own camera app. Is there any room left for existing competitors? PicPlz, a former front-running competitor to Instagram, will be bowing out July 3.
Despite being available for months, Android Ice Cream Sandwich accounts for just a sliver of total Android users.