Just in from the teen-oriented social network.
It's no surprise that in the current recession, smaller social networks are merging to have better access to advertisers and a broader reach.
Piczo, a once red hot social-networking site, is trying to battle back from layoffs, executive departures, and shrinking traffic. The company is the latest example of how social networking may have peaked.
Piczo: a safer social network
The teen-oriented social-networking site teams up with the book-publishing house for a competition that encourages kids to design new covers for old books.
It's been around since the late '90s and still doesn't have the name recognition of a MySpace or Piczo, so the social site revamps itself and plans to spread the word.
An agreement between the two companies means that Facebook has picked Intel's servers to power its next round of infrastructure growth, and that Intel will take on a bit of an advisory role at the social network.
The social music service, now owned by CBS Interactive, will be distributing its streaming radio stations to partners like Bebo, Ning, and eMusic.
Web IM and chat company, Meebo, launched an API for their "rooms" product today and their new Meebo advertising network, with five major partners at launch.