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Ben Golub

Ben Golub, the long-time CEO of Plaxo who oversaw the social networker’s sale to Comcast (NSDQ: CMCSA) two years ago, is leaving the company… Read more »

Bing Foursquare

To add to Microsoft’s growing list of partners in its battle to take on Google (NSDQ: GOOG) in the search market: Hot location startup Fours… Read more »

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CrowdGather, which owns a network of community forums, is buying up, for $1 million in cash and stock (An SEC filing shows th… Read more »

Help Wanted
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Weedle, a site that lets users find people who have specific skills and also pitch their own, has raised $4 million in funding. On Weedle, u… Read more »

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Hunch, the year-old decision-making site, has raised $12 million in a second round of funding led by Khosla Ventures. Co-founder Caterina Fa… Read more »

Teen Shopping
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PlumWillow, a to-be-launched social shopping site betting that teens will skip the mall for online — as long as online shopping is social e… Read more »

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IAC’s is making another acquisition — this time buying up Singlesnet, which as of January was the 11th largest dating site in the… Read more »


Social network hi5 — which is increasingly emphasizing social gaming on its site (and now refers to itself as “the largest social entertain… Read more »

Ifanboy, which offers a digital content delivery platform for print comics book publishers, has purchased 10-year-old online comics book… Read more »

Facebook Mobile on iPhone
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To add to the hall of fame of Facebook growth stats: Facebook has added 45 million mobile users in the last six months alone; the company ju… Read more »


Not to be left out of the social spotlight, AOL (NYSE: AOL) is making a few social announcements of its own. The company says that users of… Read more »


iFollo, a site that lets members share stories about their run-ins with celebrities, has raised $1 million in a funding round from real esta… Read more »

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