LinkedIn’s SlideShare gets its first ever native mobile app, kicking off with Android

Apr 17

File and presentation-hosting platform SlideShare has finally delivered a native mobile app, kicking off today with Android. Launched initially in 2006, SlideShare lets users upload PowerPoint, PDF, Keynote or OpenDocument files to share publicly or privately. LinkedIn acquired the company in a $119 million deal back in 2012. While SlideShare has typically always...

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DabKick adds public viewing rooms to its media sharing iPhone app

Apr 17

Real-time media sharing app DabKick has branched out beyond its one-on-one focus with the addition of public “DabKick Rooms” for consuming content with other users. The service will start off with a single curated room that will play free content around the clock. In the future, DabKick envisions adding specific rooms for celebrities and artists to interact with...

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Google+ Pages with 1,000+ followers can now create +Post ads, promote Hangouts on Air and automatic posts

Apr 17

Google today expanded its test of +Post ads, a new type of monetization for its social network that lets brands turn Google+ content into display ads. At the same time, Google is piloting two new features: promoted Hangouts on Air and automatic post promotion. The new advertising format is now available to all advertisers who meet the following requirements: They...

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Photo-Sharing App Frontback Comes To Android

Apr 17

Frontback just released the Android version of its popular photo-sharing app. Previously, the app was only available on iOS. But even with just the iPhone app, the app was downloaded one million times over the past eight months. With the new Android release, the company can certainly expect many new users. Frontback started as a photo-taking app to capture fleeting...

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