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Tic-Tac-Go Scales Up Classic Game by Turning It into a Check in-Driven Scavenger Hunt

Tic-Tac-Go Scales Up Classic Game by Turning It into a Check in-Driven Scavenger Hunt

By WebProNews Staff October 14, 2014

It’s highly likely that you’ve spent countless school days, work meetings, and beach hangouts casually scribbling games of tic-tac-toe. It’s highly unlikely that you’ve ever played it like this. A new app called Tic-Tac-Go mixes tic-tac-toe with city hopping, check-ins, …

Facebook Buying Instagram for $1 Billion Facebook Buying Instagram for $1 Billion
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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced today that his company is buying Instagram, the popular photo-sharing app. Zuckerberg posted on his timeline: I’m excited to share the news that we’ve agreed to acquire Instagram and that their talented team will be …

Why Google Is More Valuable to Devs Than Facebook Why Google Is More Valuable to Devs Than Facebook
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With Facebook’s nearly 900 million users and over 425 million mobile, it seems pretty clear that it would be the leader in social mobile development, right? Wrong. A new study from Appcelerator and the International Data Corporation (IDC) found that developers are more interested in Google than Facebook.

Randi Zuckerberg Weighs In On the Future of Social Randi Zuckerberg Weighs In On the Future of Social

Randi Zuckerberg, sister of Facebook’s Mark, and former Marketing Director of Facebook herself, struck out on her own last year to start her own social media business R To Z Studios. But, before that, Randi worked in corporate America. She …

Facebook Leads Brazil’s Social Surge Facebook Leads Brazil’s Social Surge
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Brazil is fast becoming one of the world’s largest internet markets and Facebook is capitalizing on the country’s growing user base. According to a study from comScore, Brazil now ranks as the 7th largest internet market globally and Latin America’s …

How Business Can Incorporate Social Media How Business Can Incorporate Social Media

We are at a point where social media in the business world cannot be denied. Odds are, if you are an employer, you will have numerous employees using one outlet or another. If you want to get brand recognition, you …

Content Shared Through Close Friends Not Influencers Content Shared Through Close Friends Not Influencers

Data suggests that content and ideas online spread most effectively through large numbers of people sharing with small groups. There is little supporting data to prove that influencers are the best way to go viral and share information online. The …

Airlines Add Social Seating Programs Airlines Add Social Seating Programs
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Forget First Class! Find out who’s sitting next you on your next flight. Remember the days when you sat at your airport gate wondering and worrying who might be sitting next to you? Those days are over now for travelers …

EXCLUSIVE: Salesforce Talks Desk.com, Its New Customer Service Platform EXCLUSIVE: Salesforce Talks Desk.com, Its New Customer Service Platform
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Earlier this week, Salesforce announced the launch of a new customer service platform called Desk.com. The service is cloud-based and integrates social media as well as traditional channels including email and phone.

Urbanspoon Gets More Social with “Dineline” Urbanspoon Gets More Social with “Dineline”

As Chris Crum reported last week, popular mobile app Urbanspoon updated and added a new feature. The new feature is called Dineline, and it allows users to record their dining experiences.

Social Conversion, Brand Storytelling, and Cell Phone Poop Social Conversion, Brand Storytelling, and Cell Phone Poop
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Today’s infographic round-up looks at the differences and features of paid, earned, and owned media. The second infographic shows what it takes to convert in a social world. Finally, learn about the dirtiness of the things we touch on a …

Foursquare Lists Let You Share Recommendations With Friends Foursquare Lists Let You Share Recommendations With Friends

Foursquare has added a new element to their social experience, as their all new Foursquare Lists went live today. Now you can categorize your favorite places into convenient, sharable lists that you can use to document travel experiences, plan future …

Facebook API Down, Affecting Farmville, Words With Friends and More Facebook API Down, Affecting Farmville, Words With Friends and More
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Facebook is currently dealing with some problems with API response time. Around 4 a.m. this morning, the API response time shot up dramatically and Facebook has been experiencing problems ever since. It appears that the worst part is over, but …

Weather Channel Goes Social With Twitter Integration Weather Channel Goes Social With Twitter Integration
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People have been bitching about the weather since before the age of the internet, but social media has allowed that particular hobby to grow and flourish. The Weather Channel and their weather.com have just launched Weather Channel Social, a platform …

How To Generate Social Content That Gets Clicked How To Generate Social Content That Gets Clicked
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Over the last two years, I’ve had the amazing fortune to work with more than 20 different organizations in helping them either develop their social media strategy, help them get smarter about online marketing or assisting them in developing social …

Pepsi Goes Social Pepsi Goes Social
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PepsiCo is introducing a prototype for a fully interactive new vending machine at the National Automatic Merchandising Association’s One Show in Chicago this week.  It is called the “Social Vending System” and I gotta say, it looks pretty awesome. The …

Japan’s Earthquake Shows The Strength of Social Networking
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In the US, we can only imagine the devastation which occurred in Japan, and continues to occur as reports roll in concerning higher death tolls and more people missing. One of the scariest factors many don’t consider when an event …