Information overload? Zo stroomlijn je e-mail, messaging en social media

Tientallen notificaties op je smartphone. Honderden ongelezen mails in je inbox. En duizenden vrienden, relaties en vakgenoten op social media waar je toch ook iets van wilt zien. Maar hoe vind je je weg in deze verlammende brei van verschillende berichten? Hoe onderscheid je belangrijke communicatie in dat constante bombardement? Het begin van een nieuw […]

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How To Use Social Monitoring Tools To Track Brands And Competitors

“If a tree falls in a forest and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound?” Sometimes I think brands carry this philosophy into the social media realm. Several case studies have pointed to brands ignoring their customers on social media, believing their small, individual voices won’t be heard by others. […]

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FLUD 2.0 Rolls Out To Android & Windows Phone, As Startup Readies Its Series A

FludAndroid_2FLUD, the scrappy news reader backed by $1 million in seed funding, is today introducing FLUD 2.0 for Android and Windows Phone. FLUD 2.0, for those who don’t recall, was the big redesign that turned FLUD from being just another news reader into a true social news experience.

Although participating in a crowded space, where it goes up against better-known brands like Flipboard, Zite, and Pulse, FLUD founder Bobby Ghoshal believes his company has what it takes to stand out from the crowd. Not only is the startup building its own social network – as opposed to one built on top of Facebook or Twitter – it’s now also doing so cross-platform.

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Retickr Raises $1.5M For A Social News Reader That Learns What You Like

Laptop1Retickr, a social news reader application for Mac OS X, received a big update today, as well as a new round of funding. The startup just closed its Series A of $1.5 million led by the Lamp Post Group, the investors who had previously put $150,000 into the company’s seed round.

The app, which combines RSS, social networking updates and news, is not your standard feed reader, but rather attempts to personalize your news reading experience the more you use the product.

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