Foodspotting's site and mobile apps will continue to operate on a standalone basis.
Different from other popular food-finding apps like Yelp and Urbanspoon, Foodspotting is all about the dishes, rather than the restaurants.
It's like Instagram for plates of food.
The mobile food-finding start-up has raised a $3 million Series A round from Bluerun Ventures, and hopes to use the new resources to find ways to appeal to a mass market audience.
The newest version of Office can also be had for an annual fee, Apple's iPad gets more storage, and sites stream the Super Bowl for free.
Get in touch with the folks around the corner with Nextdoor, the social network that links neighbors and makes it easier to keep in touch with local people and events.
At the LeWeb conference this week, the social-networking giant says there are now more than 350 apps on its site, with more than 1 million monthly active users each.
You either love it or you hate it, but almost everyone has an opinion on the new philosophical war threatening to tear the fabric of social networking: pictures of other people's food. Are you a food poster? Stand up and be counted!
At SXSW, CNET's Daniel Terdiman lets the people discovery apps lead him to new contacts who wax philosophical about whether the new genre of tools will really change how we interact.
Free app launching next week is like Foursquare with a happy face. It encourages virtual shout-outs and sharing of your favorite people, places, and things.