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Friday, December 13, 2013
Students use Social Media to help Victims of Earthquake in Philippines
Thu, 17 Oct 2013, 13:34:45 EST Edited by Debra Tone
CEBU CITY, Philippines, Oct. 17, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In efforts spearheaded by the World Mind Network, Friends Beyond Borders, and Batangas Varsitarian, young people from around the world used Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Skype, Friendster, and SMS tracking sites to help rescuers locate and aid victims of the recent earthquake in the central Philippines. The 7.2 magnitude quake struck the region of Bohol Island and Cebu just after 8 a.m. local time on October 15, 2013.
Mass Challenge Finalist WomenLEAD, Inc. launches Campaign to Honor Women Who Lead
Tue, 28 May 2013, 08:00:00 EST Edited by Christopher L Simmons
BOSTON, Mass., May 28, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- With only fourteen percent of women leading in executive positions in the United States today, WomenLEAD, Inc. has their work cut out for them. Seeking to advance women in their careers via a new website that will offer an online community or 'personal advisory board' made up of professional women globally this innovative company is thrilled to have been chosen as a Mass Challenge Finalist.
WomenLEAD, Inc announced today their Partnership with Sheryl Sandberg's LeanIn
Tue, 12 Mar 2013, 14:12:38 EST Edited by Debra Tone
BOSTON, Mass., March 12, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- WomenLEAD, Inc announced today their partnership with Sandberg's LeanIn to revolutionize mentorship with a powerful woman-to-women online network. Boston-based WomenLEAD is committed to disrupting and revolutionizing the career mentorship model with an online network and personal advisory board platform, for women by women.
Workforce Investment Board Recruits Unemployed Young Adults for @LIKE Project
Mon, 11 Feb 2013, 13:11:48 EST Edited by Debra Tone
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., Feb. 11, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The County of San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board is recruiting unemployed young adults, ages 18 to 24, for the launch of the Linking Innovation Knowledge and Employment project (@LIKE). @LIKE is a collaborative effort among three of the region's Workforce Investment Boards, San Bernardino, Riverside and Imperial Counties. The program serves young adults who have not been in school, working or serving in the military for at least 90 days.
Sobriety Navigator Launches Informational Forum and Chat Web Site
Fri, 08 Feb 2013, 06:56:01 EST Edited by Debra Tone
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Feb. 8, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sobriety Navigator has announced the launch of their new, full feature web site dealing with addictions - both chemical and behavioral - and the effects they have on individuals, their friends, families and loved ones.
U.S. Supreme Court petitioned to hear Leader v. Facebook appeal
Fri, 30 Nov 2012, 16:40:56 EST Edited by Debra Tone
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Nov. 30, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On Nov. 16, 2012 Leader Technologies filed a 'Petition for Writ of Certiorari' with the U.S. Supreme Court in their patent infringement battle with Facebook. Such writs ask the court to review the decisions of lower courts for legal error.
Realty AZ Central Seeks 'Best of the Best' Real Estate Agent Nominees
Wed, 28 Nov 2012, 13:42:27 EST Edited by Debra Tone
PHOENIX, Ariz., Nov. 28, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Realty AZ Central is currently seeking nominees for their 2013 'Best of the Best' real estate agent directory. The company features local market experts that have been nominated by the public and who agree to adhere to Realty AZ Central's standards of excellence.
Inmates Are Now Able to Apologize to Their Victims Online at The Apology Project
Mon, 12 Nov 2012, 08:56:03 EST Edited by Debra Tone
SPRINGFIELD, Tenn., Nov. 12, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Joe Baker, a Tennessee inmate, has been incarcerated for 24+ years. With the help of his family, Joe has developed a website where offenders can apologize to their victims online in a non-intrusive way. In his quest to make amends for his crime, Joe created the website The Apology Project (theapologyproject.com) and continues to give back for his wrongdoing and encourages other inmates to do the same.
Cabbies Go High-tech!
Thu, 09 Aug 2012, 13:27:04 EST Edited by Debra Tone
SAN JOSE, Calif., Aug. 9, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today, cabdriver Yohannes Taye announced the formation of For Cabdrivers(TM) (ForCabdrivers.com) a website dedicated to getting cabdrivers connected from coast-to-coast. According to Taye, the site will act as a central location and gathering place for all information and ideas out there in "cab land" - a website for cabdrivers by cabdrivers.
Paragon BioTeck, Inc.'s Online Social Networking Platform, Noble Vision Group, Incorporates Treato's Patient-Generated Medical Database
Thu, 14 Jun 2012, 15:45:20 EST Edited by Debra Tone
TIGARD, Ore., June 14, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Paragon BioTeck, Inc., a research and development organization in the eye care industry, today announced that the company's online community discussion forum and blog, Noble Vision Group, has added the revolutionary plug-in, Treato. The plug-in, released to developers in May, 2012, allows users to search Treato's database of over 1 billion patient-generated social media posts, providing important insights into the side effects and efficacy of over 11,000 medications.
Jackie Fame Joins Forces with The Weinstein Company to Promote the Movie 'Bully'
Thu, 12 Apr 2012, 18:57:26 EST Edited by Debra Tone
CHARLOTTE, N.C. and LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 12, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Jackie Fame, Inc. (FAME), the leading kid/teen social network www.JFame.com, is joining forces with The Weinstein Company to promote the movie 'Bully.' After much debate over the rating, the PG-13 version of the anti-bullying documentary will open in 115 theaters.
Introducing Lane Mates - The Place Where Swimming, Networking and Shopping Meet
Mon, 26 Mar 2012, 15:27:06 EST Edited by Debra Tone
ENCINO, Calif., March 26, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- With over 1,000 swimmers on the master's swim team located throughout the Los Angeles area - that Lane Mates founder Sharon Hollander swims with - 'It's amazing that we had no discounts or coupons available for swimwear or gear,' says Hollander. So she took it upon herself to contact many of the more popular online swim suppliers to discuss group pricing, volume discounts and obtain the best prices on the net.
Harvard, Oxford Students Building New Network for Planetary Change
Fri, 16 Mar 2012, 05:59:15 EST Edited by Debra Tone
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 16, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Students from Harvard and Oxford, in cooperation with the World Mind Network, Peer to Peer Media Group, and the Creative Commons Initiative, are building a new social network dedicated to using advanced Web and Smart Phone tools to achieve goals in social change, academic research, environmental improvement, education, cultural preservation, and worldwide online discussion of important issues.
Social Network for Kids, Jackie Fame Launches FAME 2.0
Tue, 28 Feb 2012, 06:59:29 EST Edited by Debra Tone
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 28, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Jackie Fame (www.JFame.com), which bills itself as the 'kid/teen social network,' a Facebook alternative for kids and teens, announced today the launch of its most anticipated FAME 2.0 social network. Jackie Fame is an investment capital funded, Charlotte and Los Angeles based company.
George Jensen, Jr., former USA Technologies Founder joins ThePeoplesVote.com Board of Directors
Mon, 19 Dec 2011, 14:06:56 EST Edited by Debra Tone
ORLANDO, Fla., Dec. 19, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ThePeoplesVote.com is pleased to announce that George Jensen, Jr., current President and CEO of Jensen Expansion Capital, Inc. has joined their Board of Directors. Mr. Jensen will be advising the company on strategic planning and long term expansion, and will also be investing in the company.
Stanford, Berkeley Students Compete for Social Networking Prize
Mon, 14 Nov 2011, 20:26:11 EST Edited by Debra Tone
PALO ALTO, Calif., Nov. 14, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The World Mind Network, in conjunction with social network Mightybell (www.mightybell.com), is holding a contest between Stanford and UC Berkeley students to find the best example of the use of Mightybell software to create an experience around a fresh approach to planetary problems like climate change, poverty, disease, sustainability, and illiteracy.
Berkeley Leads in Exploring Practical and Revolutionary Usages of Web and Cell Tools
Tue, 20 Sep 2011, 21:32:36 EST Edited by Jessica Sand
BERKELEY, Calif., Sept. 20, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The University of California at Berkeley, in partnership with the World Mind Network, is becoming the nexus of a new movement aiming to maximize the vast power embedded in commonly used Web and Smart phone technologies to effect useful change in the world.
Social Networking Site Appoints Seasoned Executive as new Director
Mon, 22 Aug 2011, 09:57:11 EST Edited by Debra Tone
HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Active Empty Nesters, a website aimed directly at helping baby-boomers lead an active and productive life, is proud to announce the appointment of Patti Stevens-Lovell as the new Director of Member Services for our rapidly expanding social networking website.
Pamela D. Wilson (The Care Navigator) Joins Baby-Boomers Social Networking Site, ActiveEmptyNesters.com
Tue, 12 Jul 2011, 09:59:02 EST Edited by Debra Tone
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Active Empty Nesters, the free social networking site aimed at helping baby boomers maintain an active lifestyle, is proud to announce that Pamela D. Wilson, host of the weekly radio show The Caring Generation, will be joining us an ongoing contributor.
Baby Boomer and Seniors' Networking Site 'Active Empty Nesters' Growing in Popularity and Adding New Features
Thu, 23 Jun 2011, 09:59:01 EST Edited by Debra Tone
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Active Empty Nesters, a social networking website which launched earlier this year and aims to help baby-boomers and seniors lead an active and productive life, is pleased to announce its rapidly growing website with new groups.
Free Social Networking site helps Baby-Boomer Golfers Locate Extra Players
Thu, 16 Jun 2011, 09:57:01 EST Edited by Debra Tone
HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Golfers in the Houston Metro area have a new tool at their disposal to help them track down additional players, thanks to Active Empty Nesters, a new social networking site aimed at helping Baby Boomers lead an active lifestyle.
Osama Bin Laden Death Sculpture Gets Name from Facebook
Wed, 01 Jun 2011, 17:06:20 EST Edited by Debra Tone
NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A naked Osama Bin Laden, laden with sea crabs and shackled to a U.S. Navy SEALs cement block at the bottom of the sea receives its official title, courtesy of the friends on Facebook. The Osama Bin Laden sculpture is the latest by New York artist Daniel Edwards, and is being unveiled this week on Facebook, announces Cory Allen Contemporary Art.
World's Biggest Social Networking Experiment Brings Holiday Hope to Millions
Tue, 07 Dec 2010, 23:11:29 EST Edited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The World Mind Network and Friends Beyond Borders have announced WikiGeeks, a coordinated effort among teams of university students to utilize commonly available Web 2.0 and social networking tools to create online Flash Mobs which will promote sustainability, environmental protection, and cultural preservation in selected Third World villages.
Zavee Announces Holiday Cause Challenge
Tue, 30 Nov 2010, 21:19:15 EST Edited by Debra Tone
BOCA RATON, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Make the holidays happier for three worthy causes, while enjoying cash back rewards as you shop and dine at hundreds of South Florida establishments. If 1,500 new people join Zavee.com by December 31, 2010, Forgotten Soldiers Outreach, The Milagro Center and the Delray Miracle League will each receive $500. Zavee LLC is a community-based Web site that offers cash back rewards to shoppers and diners who visit Zavee merchants.
Researchers Claim Web 2.0 is a Massive Leap Forward in Human Evolution
Tue, 19 Oct 2010, 19:18:28 EST Edited by Debra Tone
GENEVA, Switzerland (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Future Research Group of the World Mind Network, a think tank composed of scholars from the Silicon Valley, Oxford, Harvard, Rutgers, the Universities of Tokyo and Lausanne, and Kansas State University, says that popular Internet and Smart Phone phenomena which have emerged in the last five years represent a quantum leap in the evolution of Homo Sapiens, comparable to far earlier transformations in hominid history.
Starlight and Vivendi Introduce New Features to Starbright World, the Preeminent Online Social Network for Seriously Ill Teens
Wed, 29 Sep 2010, 19:01:22 EST Edited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Having a chronic or life-threatening medical condition makes it hard for teens to cope with the already difficult realities of being a teenager. Supporting a sibling with an illness can be daunting as well. That is why Starlight Children's Foundation created Starbright World, an online social network for sick teens and their teen-aged siblings - to provide a community of support and a much-needed distraction from daily struggles.
Students Learn More by Addressing World Problems Online Than by Sitting in Classrooms
Tue, 11 May 2010, 19:37:46 EST Edited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- As the Gulf oil spill inched closer to land last week, hundreds of fishermen, tourists, and local officials sent text messages, tweets, and cell phone videos to share their experience with the world. Many of these were monitored by tracking sites, which in turn were watched by high school students on their home computers and smart phones; many of whom were part of the World Mind Network.
Facebook-Style Networking Platform Bridges the Gap for Foundations and Philanthropists
Thu, 18 Mar 2010, 13:07:34 EST Edited by Liisa Sullivan
NASSAU, Bahamas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- It was the Clinton Global Initiative in New York that inspired Jane Siebels, founder iGivingWorld, to create an invitation-only, secure social media Web site to connect philanthropists and foundations around the globe. While there were so many people who attended the Global initiative, there were still so many more people to connect.
Single People to Get Their Own National Association
Mon, 15 Feb 2010, 07:00:00 EST Edited by Carly Zander
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The National Association of Single People (NASP) announced this week its official formation. And, wasting no time, it has launched right into a national membership campaign. 'The NASP was founded on the premise that the well-being and rights of the single person is an area long overdue for representation on a national basis,' says Richard E. Baron, executive director of the Association.
Online Think Tank Explores Ways in Which Education Can Shape the 21st Century
Thu, 07 Jan 2010, 17:07:50 EST Edited by Carly Zander
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Institute for the Future of Education, a new online discussion group initiated by students and educators around the globe, is asking how tradition-bound schools can evolve to meet the changing needs of the new Millennium. The forum addresses questions like: Why do schools still place so much emphasis on the memorization of reams of facts, when the Web makes much of this unnecessary?
Single for The Holidays? Dating Expert Rochelle Peachey Offers Survival Tips
Mon, 07 Dec 2009, 13:57:08 EST Edited by Carly Zander
ORLANDO, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Few people like being alone. Sure, there are some men and women who truly like their single status, but most of us prefer having someone special in our respective lives. If you are single by choice, then you are not in need of advice, but if you are unattached and are open to suggestions to make it through the holiday season, dating expert Rochelle Peachey offers a plethora of advice.
Website Launch Nourishes Members with a Chance to Win a Trip to Wine Country
Mon, 07 Dec 2009, 06:59:06 EST Edited by Debra Tone
HEALDSBURG, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- New Website and social hub Nourish Network empowers people to maintain a healthy body, a comfortable weight and an eco-clean conscience while getting more pleasure from food, and the company is kicking off the launch with a chance for members to win a trip to California's Sonoma County, where founder Lia Huber hails from. On January 1, 2010, a member will be drawn at random to win a three day trip for two to Wine Country, Calif.
mXpo.net 2009 Virtual Mortgage Tradeshow Adds Del Mar DataTrac, MortgageDashboard, RateAlert, and vLender - Registers 1,200 Attendees
Fri, 02 Oct 2009, 13:47:21 EST Edited by Carly Zander
AVENTURA, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- mXpo.net 2009 Virtual Mortgage Tradeshow, the first mortgage industry-sponsored virtual tradeshow, conference and educational content event being held October 7 - 8, continues to add exhibitors including Del Mar DataTrac, MortgageDashboard, RateAlert and vLender, and has registered more than 1,200 attendees.
Next Step After Twitter and Facebook: New Social Network Lets You Carve Your Own Niche on the Web
Wed, 26 Aug 2009, 19:04:48 EST Edited by Carly Zander
BONITA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- What is the next thing for Social Networking? Twitter, Facebook, MySpace and their competitors let you find friends, build brands, and form groups. But a newer site lets you do those things, plus monopolize a chunk of the Internet around a social issue, philosophical question, research problem, niche art form, or environmental challenge. The rationale for the World Mind Network (WMN) stems from events over the last five years or so - the advent of new Web 2.0 tools which have hit society like waves.
Long-Term Care Leader Joins '3 in 4 Need More' Campaign to Promote LTC Protection for All
Wed, 12 Aug 2009, 06:00:05 EST Edited by Carly Zander
KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP) announces joining the 3 in 4 Need More campaign, which was launched yesterday by the LTC Guild, a social network focusing on the long-term care industry and those served by it. In its advertising and public relations, LTCFP will employ the '3 in 4 Need More' logo and other visuals, publicly available from LTC Guild, to promote affordable long-term care insurance for all Americans.
New Health Reform Campaign Will Support Long-Term Care for All, Because '3 in 4 Need More'
Tue, 11 Aug 2009, 06:00:10 EST Edited by Debra Tone
MOUNTAIN LAKES, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today the LTC Guild announces the '3 in 4 Need More' campaign to promote affordable long-term care insurance for all Americans. 'Health reform will have a big hole in it,' says Jonas Roeser, a founding member, 'if it doesn't embrace the extended-care needs of today's longer-living Americans.'
Innovative Michigan Fishing Web Site Seeks and Shares Anglers Secrets
Wed, 05 Aug 2009, 13:44:57 EST Edited by Carly Zander
STEVENSVILLE, Mich. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Michigan fishermen are themselves being caught up in a new community net which is carefully crafted to reel them in hook, line and sinker. Recently spawned Michigan Fish Fanatic, a service of ADCO FLYCAST, is inviting fishermen to cast their wisdom on the waters and let others know about where, when and how to catch their favorite denizens of the deep.
New Micro Blogging Web Site Rivals Twitter and Facebook - Share Tips with TipDrop
Thu, 23 Jul 2009, 15:56:41 EST Edited by Liisa Sullivan
DALLAS, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- TipDrop is a place where people come to give and receive tips on just about anything. In fact, in its first five days the site has had 1,000,000 page views and more than 3,000 tips. Do you want tips on the best new digital camera to buy? Need tips on how to drive traffic to your Web site? Check out TipDrop.
New Web Site Helps Anyone Assist Humanity's Transformation Into a Global Brain - the World Mind Network
Mon, 29 Jun 2009, 18:49:34 EST Edited by Carly Zander
BONITA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Over the last five years or so, new Web 2.0 tools have hit society like one wave after another: MySpace, Skype, Facebook, YouTube, all the various iPhone and Blackberry applications, and now Twitter. The effect, according to social scientists, is to vastly increase both the complexity and content of communication, such that the planet appears more and more like a vast integrated Mind, akin to James Lovelock's 'Gaia' or Pierre Teilhard de Chardin's 'Noosphere.' This is the rationale for the World Mind Network.
Exponential Growth Appoints Chuck Morales as Vice President of Business Development
Thu, 07 May 2009, 18:53:02 EST Edited by Carly Zander
SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., May 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Exponential Growth(TM) creator of a revolutionary new social networking platform for private investing, has appointed Chuck Morales to the position of Vice President, Business Development, where he will oversee the ongoing development of the web community platform as well as marketing direction and sales strategy.
Diabetic Dating Site Builds Relationships and Gives Back to the Cause
Fri, 17 Apr 2009, 14:30:31 EST Edited by Liisa Sullivan
CHICAGO, Ill., April 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Diabetes is a growing problem and more and more people are striving to cope. As a result, DiabeticSingles announces the launch of their new website which brings together people who have at least one shared known commonality. As of 2007, according to the Centers for Disease Control, 236 million people had diabetes worldwide; 23.6 million or 7.8 percent were from the U.S. population.
Teen Obama: Club Society Hills Animation Youth Web Site Plan Presidential Inaugural Road Trip
Fri, 09 Jan 2009, 19:20:06 EST Edited by Carly Zander
WOODLAND HILLS, Calif., Jan. 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- With an on-going mission to educate and enlighten young people on how best to become productive citizens of the world, Club Society Hills platform embraces etiquette, ethics, and education; gift wrapped in an entertaining animation format. This format is hugely popular among kids - not only here in the United States, but also in many major global markets around the world.
BETA Records Site Gives Its Users the Ability to Earn Advertising Dollars
Thu, 13 Nov 2008, 19:52:53 EST Edited by Debra Tone
HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Nov. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- BETARecords.com, the fast growing online music social community and upcoming TV show, today announced the launch of the first known peer-to-peer community advertising technology internally tagged by the team as DAAN - Dynamic Affinity Advertising Network. DAAN (patent applied for) allows any BETA Records community user to select and drag up to three ad modules onto their profile page.
'(why) I Hate to Date (online)' Challenges Cultural Dating Phenomenon
Tue, 12 Aug 2008, 10:05:14 EST Edited by Liisa Sullivan
ROCHESTER, N.Y., Aug. 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- DC-101, Inc. announces the publication of a new book by MaryAnna Donovan: '(why) I Hate to Date (online)' (ISBN: 978-0-981-7068-0-1). This hilarious new book offers an insider's view of the world of online dating in a format that is fun to read and educational, all at once.
Podclass Announces Web Services Technology That Promises To Bring Education into Social Networks
Tue, 29 Jul 2008, 11:12:49 EST Edited by Liisa Sullivan
SAN DIEGO, Calif., July 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Podclass, Inc. announces Podclass Web Services (PWS), an application programming interface to enable online courses to be accessed from within Facebook(R) and other social networking sites. PWS enables users of learning management systems to access and manage course content, and to collaborate and interact with classmates from within Facebook.
Podclass Announced as Recipient of fbFund for Application Built on Facebook(R) Platform
Wed, 23 Jul 2008, 18:47:48 EST Edited by Liisa Sullivan
SAN DIEGO, Calif., July 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Podclass, Inc. announces that their new web services technology that interfaces with Moodle, the leading open-source learning management software system, built on Facebook Platform has been awarded a grant through Facebook's fbFund. (VIDEO - VNR)
Museum of Robots in Second Life Announces Competition Winners at Event on July 19, 2008
Mon, 07 Jul 2008, 16:07:00 EST Edited by Carly Zander
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., July 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Museum of Robots in Second Life will announce the winners of its first annual 'Build-a-Robot' Competition at an event on July 19, 2008 at 9:30 a.m. PDT. A Linden dollars prize will be awarded to 10 winners and all entrants receive a merchandise prize. Winners will be selected by a panel of judges and by popular choice. Entry Classes include Standalone display, Wearable, and Homage to Classic Robots. (VIDEO - VNR)
Music and Social Networking Get Redefined in New Interactive Site from BETA Records
Thu, 26 Jun 2008, 11:48:28 EST Edited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Giving musicians and music lovers more power and flexibility than ever before, BETA Records has launched a newly expanded site combining search-and-match music selection, virtual commerce, and social interaction.
Museum of Robots in Second Life Announces the Build-A-Robot Competition
Wed, 28 May 2008, 14:32:11 EST Edited by Carly Zander
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Museum of Robots in Second Life announces the 'Build-a-Robot' Competition, and invites all Second Life residents to participate. According to the organizers, 'Our goal is to explore what a robot is, how it can be expressed within the parameters of Second Life, and to encourage creativity and originality. Our definition of robot is unlimited: any creation that the designer thinks can be called a robot is acceptable.'
Thousands of U.S. Soldiers, Sailors and Airmen Add Recently Launched Facebook Application
Wed, 02 Apr 2008, 10:04:34 EST Edited by Carly Zander
FORT BRAGG, N.C., April 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Electronic Allies LLC, operators of the military career advice community SmartSoldier.com, today announced the availability of the My Military Experience Facebook application. The application, launched for final beta testing last week, allows Facebook users with military experience to display details of their military service within a seamlessly integrated box on their Facebook profile.
Online Dating CEO Marries Customer
Tue, 01 Apr 2008, 08:00:10 EST Edited by Carly Zander
SAN DIEGO, Calif., April 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In a stunningly ironic twist, OnlineBootyCall.com Founder and CEO has married one of his own customers. In a private Vegas wedding, Moses (Mo) Brown married Heather Rivers (Username: WantNLovN), a 24-year-old fashion designer from New York. Online Booty Call is a unit of Mobeze, Inc.
Plangarden's Vegetable Gardening Software Expands Web 2.0 Social Networking Features
Thu, 27 Mar 2008, 14:12:13 EST Edited by Carly Zander
HALF MOON BAY, Calif., March 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Plangarden enhances its drag-and-drop online vegetable gardening software by expanding features for its rapidly growing community of vegetable gardeners. The new Web 2.0 social networking features enable vegetable garden enthusiasts from all over the world to interact over a 'virtual backyard fence' where they can ask or swap advice.
MyHollywoodFilm Creates Virtual Studio System
Tue, 25 Mar 2008, 10:20:20 EST Edited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- MyHollywoodFilm, a global virtual studio for the Independent Film production and education industry, has established a unique P2P networking community. Filmmakers can find instruction, establish their careers, create the films of tomorrow and gain worldwide, viewable exposure, 24/7.
Metrofunk.com Launches into Public Beta
Wed, 19 Mar 2008, 12:40:53 EST Edited by Carly Zander
NEW YORK, N.Y., March 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Metrofunk, the first online social network devoted to nightlife, fashion, film, and music announced today that Metrofunk.com has officially launched into public beta. All the content of the site will now be freely available for public viewing when non-members go to the site.
LocaModa Connects Social Networks to Social Locations
Wed, 27 Feb 2008, 07:44:31 EST Edited by Carly Zander
BOSTON, Mass., Feb. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- LocaModa Inc. today introduced breakthrough social connectivity to its interactive Out-of-Home platform. LocaModa 3.0 enables mobile consumers to control and interact with social media around them using any mobile phone on any network, while also giving their friends online a window into what's happening via websites such as Facebook.
Metrofunk.com Launches Bringing Together Celebrities and Trendsetters
Fri, 16 Nov 2007, 17:48:22 EST Edited by Debra Tone
NEW YORK, N.Y. - Nov. 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Metrofunk announced today that their invite-only social network built by trendsetters, Metrofunk.com, has officially launched. Metrofunk.com, a site devoted entirely to the genres of nightlife, fashion, music, and film will provide a centralized place for people to gather information on what is hot and trendy in the genres of their interest.
Metrofunk's Red Carpet Launch Party at Stereo
Thu, 15 Nov 2007, 18:41:25 EST Edited by Carly Zander
NEW YORK, N.Y. - Nov. 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Metrofunk announced today that their invite-only social network built by trendsetters, Metrofunk.com, has officially launched. Metrofunk.com, a site devoted entirely to the genres of nightlife, fashion, music, and film will provide a centralized place for people to gather information on what is hot and trendy in the genres of their interest.
Superlife World Service, a New Web Network, Powers Transition to Better World
Thu, 15 Nov 2007, 00:00:01 EST Edited by Carly Zander
MOUNTAIN LAKES, N.J. - Nov. 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Take a deep breath and position your surfboard. A social tsunami is coming. So says Richard W. Samson, founder of Superlife World Service, a web network that makes its debut today. The tsunami, an emerging meta-trend, 'will either swamp us or carry us to a whole new future,' he predicts. (VIDEO)
Metrofunk.com, The World's First Invite-Only Social Network Built by Trendsetters FOR Trendsetters ... Are you invited?
Thu, 25 Oct 2007, 15:50:00 EST Edited by Carly Zander
NEW YORK, N.Y. - Oct. 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Metrofunk Corporation announced today that on November 15, 2007 they will launch Metrofunk.com, the world's first invite-only social network devoted entirely to nightlife, fashion, film, and music. Metrofunk was created specifically to allow industry trendsetters such as nightclub promoters, fashion designers, music artists, and filmmakers, the ability to create, build, and monetize their individually branded online social networks.
BETA Records Partners with Limelight Networks for Internet Streaming and Downloading of Songs and Videos
Mon, 24 Sep 2007, 19:23:00 EST Edited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Sept. 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Georg van Handel (CEO) and Chris Honetschlaeger (President) with BETA Records, LLC, announced today that they will partner with Limelight Networks to allow users to stream and download songs and videos at lightning speeds. Using their reliable network to distribute content globally, music fans will enjoy a high-quality rich media experience.
Move Over MySpace - 14 Year Old Web Mogul Aspires to be the New Titan of Internet Community Sites
Tue, 14 Aug 2007, 16:46:00 EST Edited by Carly Zander
ERIE, Pa. - Aug. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Karleigh Santry is no ordinary teenager. At just 14 years of age, she has parlayed a simple fan club site for the popular Disney super group the Jonas Brothers into what she hopes will become the next MySpace or Facebook, an online destination where millions of eager young fans come to discuss and trade information about their favorite teen heartthrobs.
UnitingCouples(TM) Gives FREE Lifetime Memberships to U.S. Military Couples
Sat, 11 Aug 2007, 16:00:00 EST Edited by Carly Zander
PHOENIX, Ariz. - Aug. 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- UnitingCouples(TM) today announced they are giving back to couples that are serving our Country in the U.S. Military by providing free lifetime memberships to UnitingCouples.com, the Internet's first cyber community aimed specifically at helping couples preserve, meet and build platonic friendships with other couples.
YFonGlobal Delivers First Social Network with Click-to-Call Feature
Tue, 26 Jun 2007, 03:15:00 EST Edited by Chris Simmons
WASHINGTON, D.C. - June 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- YFonGlobal, a leading social networking enabler, added a high value benefit to their wyndstorm(TM) social network suite by providing the first click-to-call feature to its latest hosted social network, entitled MyGK, the private online member community tailored for The Golden Key Society.
SportsGist.com Provides Platform for Athlete Recognition and Talent-Seeking Scouts
Mon, 16 Apr 2007, 15:00:00 EST Edited by Liisa Sullivan
NEW YORK, N.Y. - Apr. 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Athletes and sports enthusiasts seeking to bring their athletic relationships and careers to the next level will find an appropriate platform at SportsGist.com - the Internet's leading sports social network. SportsGist is a premier provider of web services supporting the success of serious athletes.
Nonprofits Embrace Social Media Platform - Wiffiti Gives Nonprofits Ability to 'Text out Loud'
Tue, 03 Apr 2007, 17:30:00 EST Edited by Debra Tone
BOSTON, Mass. - Apr. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- LocaModa Inc., a pioneer of interactive out-of-home social media, today announced that Wiffiti, their proprietary text messaging platform, will be a part of the Nonprofit Technology Conference in Washington, DC on April 4-6, 2007. The conference, focusing on Reinventing Politics: Creating Social Change From the Ground Up, will bring together over 1,000 representatives from the nonprofit sector.
The People History Celebrates One-year Anniversary of Preserving Memories of Everyday Life
Tue, 20 Mar 2007, 18:30:00 EST Edited by Liisa Sullivan
MILWAUKEE, Wis. - Mar. 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The People History, an online social forum, focuses on preserving memories and interpreting history based on people's memories and experiences; this year they celebrate their one-year anniversary. The People History was created to preserve the thoughts, memories and social history of the ordinary man and woman.
SportsGist.com Has Fresh New Features that Allow Athletes to Connect and Be Seen
Fri, 16 Mar 2007, 18:00:00 EST Edited by Liisa Sullivan
NEW YORK, N.Y. - Mar. 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- SportsGist.com, a subsidiary of Total Sportz, LLC, recently teamed up with an interactive agency to redesign user interface and be the best that they can be. These new features provide users with enhanced features to maximize their visibility among coaches and scouts.
ArtisticPursuit Takes Social Networking to New Level by Providing Premium Content to Artists and Fans
Thu, 08 Feb 2007, 14:36:00 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
BRUNSWICK, Md. - Feb. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ArtisticPursuit.com offers its users plenty of social networking features, as well as original artistic content, that often cost hundreds of dollars per year to use or download elsewhere.
New Online Community Provides Social Forum and Enhances Athletes' Ability for Success
Thu, 01 Feb 2007, 15:45:00 EST Edited by Liisa Sullivan
NEW YORK, N.Y. - Feb. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- SportsGist, a subsidiary of Total Sportz, LLC, is a new online community that encourages athletes to interact with other athletes; It provides a platform for athletes to network and communicate through videos, photos and blogs.
Everything in Life is Here - Life Experience Website Offers the Ultimate Blogging Experience
Tue, 23 Jan 2007, 18:30:00 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
CHINO HILLS, Calif. - Jan. 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Jixa LLC announces the release of Prapta.com, a growing database that allows users to share personal life experiences while earning points. Experiences ranging from eating an apple to hiking the Tyrolean Alps will inspire you to share your life experiences and set future goals.
Internet Dating Service Races to Give Away Keys to 2006 Supercharged Range Rover
Mon, 02 Oct 2006, 15:03:00 EST Edited by Liisa Sullivan
SAN DIEGO, Calif. - Oct. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Onlinebootycall.com (OBC), a popular Internet dating Web site has a drive to succeed and it shows. The company recently reached the 1,000,000 member mark, and as a result, they are giving away the keys to a customized 2006 Supercharged Range Rover to express their customer appreciation.
Street Attack Partners with YFonGlobal to Launch PromoNet, A Breakthrough Network Platform That Will Revolutionize Online Community Management
Wed, 20 Sep 2006, 15:56:00 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
BOSTON, Mass. - Sept. 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Boston-based alternative marketing agency Street Attack and YFonGlobal of Washington, DC are excited to announce a strategic partnership that will utilize Street Attack's concept and YFonGlobal's technology to launch PromoNet, a network platform that will act as an online community management system. PromoNet will offer MySpace-like features while focusing on the management of specialized online grassroots communities that cater to specific interests.
OnlineBootyCall Reaches the One Million Member Mark with Only a Single Marriage
Thu, 03 Aug 2006, 14:54:29 EST Edited by Liisa Sullivan
SAN DIEGO, Calif. - Aug. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The dating Web site, OnlineBootyCall.com, a division of Mobeze, Inc., is proud to announce that they have received only one confirmed report of marriage since their Web site's inception three years ago.
Find a Date Without Anyone Else Knowing - Online Dating for Those Who Don't Want to Get Caught
Mon, 20 Feb 2006, 11:16:00 EST Edited by Christopher Laird Simmons
MONARCH BAY, CA - Feb. 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Private Date Finder, LLC. reports the explosive growth of PrivateDateFinders.com, the only dating site where you can find romance without anyone else knowing. The site offers a unique way to conceal how you pay and also completely eliminates all of the tracks you leave behind. The process is totally confidential and provides the comfort of knowing your activities remain private.
UnitingCouples Launches the Internet's First Match Service for Couples
Wed, 30 Nov 2005, 16:54:00 EST Edited by Beverly West
PHOENIX, AZ - Nov. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- UnitingCouples(TM) today announced the launch of www.UnitingCouples.com, the Internet's first cyber community aimed specifically at helping couples meet and build friendships with other couples.
Six Degrees Black LLC Launches New Social Networking Site for People of Color
Wed, 02 Nov 2005, 17:07:00 EST Edited by Beverly West
ATLANTA, GA - Nov. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Six Degrees Black LLC today announced the launch of SixDegreesBlack.com, a 'Black' oriented social networking website based on the 'Six Degrees of Separation' theory - that anyone on earth can be connected to anyone else through a chain of people that includes no more than five links.
OnlineBootyCall Announces Cyberdating's First-Ever Virtual Bikini Contest for Would Be Calendar Girls
Fri, 03 Jun 2005, 15:11:20 EST Edited by Carly Zander
SAN DIEGO, Calif. - June 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- OnlineBootyCall.com, a division of Mobeze, Inc., today announced that it will become the first online dating destination to hold a virtual bikini contest on their site. A panel of OBC judges will review each contestant who registers for the OBC Bikini Calendar contest, and then choose a pool of initial finalists, from which OnlineBootyCall.com members will choose the hottest twelve contestants to adorn the pages of OnLineBootyCall's 2006 Bikini Calendar.
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