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Super Bowl XLVII: Smartphones Trump Tablets

Written on
January 30th 2013
Author
Adotas

Mobile ad network Mojiva recently released an infographic detailing the attitudes/behaviors of mobile users during the Super Bowl. Overall it seems that smartphones will remain king for social activities during this year’s game. SUBSCRIBE TO THE ADOTAS NEWSLETTER AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS PAGE! Here are some of the key findings: 9% of ... more...

With Skype, Facebook Could Rule Messaging

Written on
May 5th 2011
Author
Gavin Dunaway

ADOTAS – I still haven’t been invited to try out the decked-out Facebook Messages that CEO Mark Zuckerberg and crew announced back in November. I’d like to think it’s for personal reasons — “Gavin Dunaway?” I imagine Zuck screaming, “I’ll burn my hoodie before I give that forked-tongue bastard any ... more...

Meebo To Launch IM Service With 35 Partners

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December 18th 2008
Author
Kathleen

ADOTAS – Meebo, an online IM shop, plans to launch a syndicated IM service with 35 partners including Sugar Inc., Tagged and Flixster, MediaPost reports. Ads will be placed on chat apps and revenue will be shared with Meebo and its partner sites, which will reach roughly 70 million people. – Express ... more...

Microsoft Pimps Out Inbox With Social, Ad Elements

Written on
November 13th 2008
Author
Kathleen

ADOTAS – Microsoft has completely revamped its email and IM system, injecting it with social elements, adding new services and upgrading its current services. All of the new and improved elements will be rolled out in the next two months. The software giant is billing it as “a key new ... more...

Gmail Unveils Free Video, Chat Service

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November 12th 2008
Author
Kathleen

ADOTAS – Google has launched Gmail voice and video chat, in a bid to compete with Skype. The new service enables Gmail and Google App subscribers to chat with friends on a video screen and IM with them in a Google Chat box – as long as they have a ... more...

Meebo Gets Chatty With Community IM

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July 17th 2008
Author
Kathleen

ADOTAS – Is the entire World Wide Web ready to talk? Meebo thinks so. The IM service has announced its plan to offer live chat on eight partner sites this Fall. Meebo will power IM “buddy lists” on various social sites so users can connect with friends on those services ... more...

BigString Lassoes Buddystumbler.com

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July 14th 2008
Author
Kathleen

ADOTAS – BigString has found a friend: the social networking apps company has acquired Buddystumbler.com, an IM-based social network that allows users to meet people via free online chats on AIM, Yahoo Messenger, MSN Messenger and Google Talk. Buddystumbler’s site will be integrated into BigString IM, the company’s new cross-platform ... more...

Meebo Creates It’s Own Ad Network

Written on
February 1st 2008
Author
Sarah Novotny

Meebo announced yesterday that it will be releasing APIs for Meebo Rooms that will allow sites to embed chat features automatically. Meebo Rooms can be embedded onto site or blogs manually. There are over 200,000 Meebo Rooms according to TechCrunch. CEO of Meebo Seth Sternberg was quoted to explain that “Now, ... more...