All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Biz Stone’

Mark Zuckerberg Uses Jelly To Ask About A Spider In His Shower

Apparently Mark Zuckerberg is using Jelly, the new social Q&A app from Twitter co-founder Biz Stone. He used it over the weekend to take a picture of a spider in his bathroom, and ask: “What kind of spider is this, and is it okay to let it keep living in my shower?” Kevin Thau, Jelly’s COO (formerly VP of Business …

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@Jelly Guy: Jelly Did Offer To Buy Twitter Handle, But Not Enough

As reported last week, Jelly tried to get the @Jelly Twitter handle from a guy from Long Island, who has had control over it since 2008. The new app from Twitter co-founder Biz Stone just launched, and it makes sense that the company would want to have the obvious Twitter account to go along with it. @Jelly told us that …

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@Jelly Guy Decides To Keep Twitter Handle, Promote His Band ‘The Rats Asses’

Twitter co-founder Biz Stone’s new app Jelly has a lot of people talking, and has been named as one of the best new apps in Apple’s App Store (it’s also available for Android). The company is not having a lot of luck getting the @Jelly Twitter handle, however. Currently, Jelly operates on Twitter under @jellyhq. This week, after launching, Jelly …

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@Jelly Guy Says No Offer Has Been Made For Twitter Handle

Update: Here’s the must-read latest on this saga. As previously reported, Jelly is trying to get the @Jelly Twitter handle, which currently belongs to a Marine who has had it since 2008. Here’s his first tweet: Working my ass off for not too big of a reward. what says you? — Jelly (@Jelly) April 7, 2008 Jelly, which for now, …

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Jelly Users Reporting Bugs, Spam

Jelly, the new social, mobile picture-taking search app from Twitter co-founder Biz Stone, has been out for two days now. People have been reporting various bugs with the service, and even spam. As I mentioned in my initial thoughts about the app, my phone locked up when I tried to connect my Twitter account to it, causing me to have …

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What Does Jelly Mean For Businesses?

As you may know, Twitter co-founder Biz Stone launched a new app called Jelly this week after about a year in stealth mode. It’s billed as “a new way to search,” but is essentially a Q&A service that lets you take pictures and tap into your Facebook and Twitter networks to seek answers. The Jelly reviews have been very mixed …

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Jelly Wants To Trade Twitter Handles With This Guy

The jury is still out on whether Jelly, the new app from Twitter co-founder Biz Stone, will gain significant traction. Personally, I’m cautiously skeptical. For the time being, Jelly faces a smaller, but more immediate issue. It doesn’t have the @Jelly Twitter handle. Instead, it has @JellyHQ, but that’s not for lack of trying. Currently, @jelly belongs to some guy …

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Mark Zuckerberg May Have Been Caught Texting and Driving by a Jelly User

Celebrities – they’re just like you! Yesterday, Twitter co-founder Biz Stone pulled the tarp off his newest project, Jelly – a new mobile service that we first heard about way back in March of last year. In short, Jelly is a question and answer app that allows users to snap photos with their phones and then ask “what is this?” …

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What Am I Supposed To Do With Jelly?

As previously reported, Biz Stone’s Jelly has finally launched. We’ve been hearing about it for about a year without really knowing much about it. Now we know what it is, and we’ve had a chance to mess around with it a little. I stress a little. I’m not going to pretend that I know what Jelly is completely or what …

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Biz Stone’s Jelly Launches, And It’s ‘A New Way To Search’

We’ve been hearing little bits about Jelly, the latest startup from Twitter co-founder Biz Stone for about a year, but the product has now been formally introduced. They’re calling it “a new way to search.” More specifically, you take pictures of things with your phone, and ask your Facebook and Twitter friends about them. If they don’t have answers for …

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Medium Opens Up Its Doors with a Few Caveats

Medium, the blogging platform developed by Twitter co-founders Biz Stone and Evan Williams last year, is finally opening its doors to the public – but there are still a handful of restrictions. For the uninitiated, Medium is a blogging platform that is closely tied to users’ Twitter accounts. It allows users to publish longer-form thoughts, complete with images, links, etc. …

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Biz Stone’s Jelly Hires Another Ex-Apple Engineer

Biz Stone’s mysterious startup Jelly has just made another interesting hire. This time it’s Brian Kadar, a former Apple software engineer. Here’s what Stone had to say about Kadar: “Born and raised in Queens, NY, Brian has a BFA in Visual Communications which he decided to use as a backdrop for pursing web development. Before Apple, Brian built experiences for …

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