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Ilya Sukhar, Parse, & The Not-So-Fast Path To Facebook Acquisition (Anatomy Of Success)
Apr02

Ilya Sukhar, Parse, & The Not-So-Fast Path To Facebook Acquisition (Anatomy Of Success)

The mammoth sums Facebook paid to snatch up WhatsApp ($19 billion) and Instagram (nearly $1 billion) shouldn’t fool entrepreneurs into believing their app idea will turn them into billionaires. That’s should NOT, in case anyone missed it. If acquisition were as simple as having a great idea, a lot more…

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Make Video Editing Easy And Become The Next Instagram (Well…Maybe)

After the billion dollar Instagram buyout by Facebook, it seems like everyone wants to replicate the magical photo-sharing formula and get some face time with the social network’s 900 million users.       Viddy and Magisto are two such startups that have revved up their Facebook timeline efforts by making their video-based applications more social. The difference is the former has had a skyrocket launch that the latter...

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Facebook’s Desperate for Good (Mobile App) Karma
Jun11

Facebook’s Desperate for Good (Mobile App) Karma

We all know that if we do something bad, karma may come back and bite us in the… yeah, that. But, if we do something really good, we may receive a gift from our phone. Wait, what?   Karma Science is an app that lets you instantly send gifts to your friends and family from your phone. And, it was just acquired by Facebook. Maybe the social giant wants their own bit of good Karma (considering their recent IPO blunder.)   Let’s...

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Facebook Camera App Vs Instagram

Facebook has created their own Instagram-like app; the Facebook Camera App. Set up like its predecessor, Instagram, (which Facebook actually bought), The Facebook Camera allows for the users to take pictures anywhere and upload them to Facebook. And now you are asking yourself, which one is better, Facebook Camera App or Instagram? The answer is quite simple, it depends on what you’re into.   Essentially It’s The Same...

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