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HoverMe adds social context to the people you follow

I’m pretty sure there must be quite a few people out there who find it a pain to have to look at other people’s profiles in a separate places like Twitter, Facebook or LinkedIn. Wouldn’t it be neat if there was a functionality to connect the various social profiles of each individual user? HoverMe is […]

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Doing (social) good, inspired by Facebook

First it was just a simple homepage containing a poll with slightly random questions (“If you had a daughter tomorrow, what would you name her?”), but last week it launched as a fully-fledged social network: Jumo aims to connect people around the issues and projects they care about. Chris Hughes, who you might have heard […]

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This is anti-social: Path limits the number of your (online) friends

For some of us, social networks such as Facebook and Twitter are all about amassing as many ‘friends’ as possible. Having 25 Facebook friends or 10 Twitter followers is considered insignificant (perhaps you’re not as outgoing as some of your peers or you’re just being anti-social). However, the downside of having lots of  people in […]