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Get Your Life In Order With 6 Web Apps

Though many people believe that the web is an ever-growing distraction, many startups have popped up that are seeking to do the direct opposite. In fact, I’ve found that there’s a large crop of great websites that exist to focus your time, bringing peace and harmony to the maelstrom of tweets and Facebook updates that …

Temple Run social buzz isn’t exclusive to Twitter either, check out this Instagram—think you can beat Justin Bieber’s high score?

Organic Twitter Buzz Beats All

Organic vs. non-organic buzz – Celebrities (and ordinary players) create both types of buzz for Temple Run. Non-organically speaking, they simply tweet their score using the in-game prompt. Organically speaking, they go out of their way to create original content. Free PR tip! All mobile games should have a social media sharing element integrated in some way because, put simply, people love to brag. Who …

Pando and TriplePoint Turn ‘Net Numbers Into News

One of the most daunting and exciting tasks in media relations is having data dropped on your doorstep. While on one hand it’s a treasure trove of thousands of datapoints, it’s also a treasure trove of thousands of data points.  In this case, Pando Networks, a provider of content delivery solutions for popular free-to-play games such …

Google Plus: The Facebook Killer?

Google Plus recently got its ten millionth user—yes that’s million, with an ‘m’—which is pretty insane, considering it’s only been around for a couple of weeks.  Based on its astronomical growth, it would appear that it could really live up to its reputation as the Facebook Killer, becoming the dominant social network in just a …

TriplePoint Changes Lifestyles With Fitango

While many of us have forgotten about our New Years Resolutions, those that have stuck by them have used many different methods – including TriplePoint client Fitango, a social lifestyle marketplace based in New York built for buying the means to complete your goals. Founded in December by Dr. Dovik Biran, they’ve grown from selling …

Gamification Summit 2011: Life’s a Game, Learn to Play

The first annual Gamification Summit (January 20–21, San Francisco) lived up to the excitement surrounding the sold out event by attracting four hundred attendees and bringing together thought leaders in the tech, business and digital frontiers. Gamification, or the use of game elements outside the gaming world, is seen as an emerging trend, but has …

Fantasy University Opens – Schools Facebook Gaming

Too late for back-to-school news?  We don’t think so. Facebook – meet Fantasy University, the latest project from veteran development team Simutronics.  Since 1987, Simutronics has been entertaining millions with games such as GemStone IV, the longest-running commercial MUD in the world.  If CEO David Whatley and company could turn text-based games into entertainment enjoyed …