Kristen Nicole

Universal Studios Uses Facebook App to Gain Blu-ray Traction

Universal Studios has launched a Facebook app for the new year, giving away 2,010 Blu-ray movies. Cute, right? The weekly sweepstakes includes 25 prize packages, with films such as Wanted, […]

OneRiot Among First to Add MySpace Real Time Search Data

OneRiot, the real time web search engine, has added MySpace user content to its aggregated search results. The MySpace content comes from users updating their public profiles, along with other […]

Microsoft and Google Battle it Out for Real-Time Facebook Search Results

Google has received a lesser deal than what Microsoft got out of its deal with Facebook. The widely used social network is now being tapped for socially-driven real time search […]

Are Facebook Groups the New Drug Interventions?

Are Facebook groups the new intervention? A new group on Facebook has been started by the son of John Mellencamp, the rock and roll legend. The purpose of the group […]

Bebo Games Official Launch: The Next Frontier for Virtual Goods?

Bebo Games has officially launched this week, with the company reporting successful numbers for developer and user interest. Bebo Games are offered through several partnerships with game developers, and the […]

Facebook, Virtual Proximity, and the Meaning of Relationships

I just celebrated my birthday about a month ago, and received the obligatory birthday wishes on my Facebook wall. It makes me happy to see all those birthday wishes. I’m […]

Amie St. Entices Sony Music to Partake in Fan-Driven Prices

Amie St. has been known for its unique and dynamic pricing model for some time, but in choosing this fan-driven music site you used to have to give up access […]

Bloody Twitter in 140 Characters or Less

How many Twitter messages have you received in the past few weeks, inviting you to play one of those mafia games? You may be getting more messages from friends inviting […]

myYearbook Forgoes Freemium, Reports Virtual Goods Success

Freemium was once the law of the land, but in the past year we’ve seen major moves towards infrastructure development to support virtual goods and other alternative streams of revenue. […]

Social Matchbox Launching 11 Startups in DC

Spurring the technology and web startup economy, especially in areas outside of the valley, is of particular interest to Social Matchbox, an event bridging entrepreneurs with industry professionals in the […]