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The wacky social-network application will be featuring a promotion for VH1's new series "I Love Money," and in return, select SuperPokers will have their 15 seconds of fame on the TV channel.
Max Levchin walks away from the Web giant only a year after Google bought his company, Slide. Now Google plans to shutter Slide applications, including the just-launched Photovine picture-sharing service.
Third-party apps enable users to go beyond the simple poke.
Levchin made his name by co-founding something very utilitarian--PayPal. Now he's achieving success with something that's consciously silly.
In his keynote address at the Web 2.0 Expo, conference czar encourages audience to stop focusing on goofy social-networking applications and instead work to change the world.
Start-up plans to announce a new deal that would bring major media companies' videos directly to social-networking sites, according to a report.
Statistics firm Flowing Data tells us what we already knew already, that the "useful" Facebook applications just aren't all that prolific.
Man behind PayPal (and SuperPoke) thinks that Facebook applications can progress beyond their procrastination-friendly roots, but it might take some creativity.
To encapsulate many game experts' view of wildly successful social games as mindless and repetitive, one video game theorist has created the purposely inane "Cow Clicker" as a statement.
Google's trying to hit Facebook where it hurts, and Facebook is snapping up patents that may make Google's social-media aims harder to achieve.