Roomi hits 1 million users and raises $11 million to grow its shared housing marketplace

Roomi, a peer-to-peer marketplace for finding roommates, has raised $ 11 million in a series A round of funding led by Atami Capital, with participation from Rosecliff Ventures, Townsquare Media, JXC Ventures, DCM, and Great Oaks Venture Capital. Founded out of New York in 2013, Roomi enables anyone to find shared housing in their desired area, […]

Why real human users are the key to the best links for you

Overthinking metrics? Julie Joyce explains why real human users are the key to modern-day link awesomeness. Please visit Marketing Land for the full article. Marketing Land – Internet Marketing News, Strategies & Tips

Why real human users are the key to the best links for you

Overthinking metrics? Julie Joyce explains why real human users are the key to modern-day link awesomeness. The post Why real human users are the key to the best links for you appeared first on Search Engine Land. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article. Search Engine Land: News & Info About SEO, PPC, […]

Snapchat isn’t working and users are freaking out

 Snapchat is having some technical difficulties with its service and its 173 million daily users are not happy about it. Some people are having trouble sending and receiving messages or connecting to the server. The outage isn’t the best timing for Snap, as it gets prepared to post its quarterly earnings tomorrow. Read More Social – TechCrunch

Instagram is using code optimization to reach users with poor connections

EXCLUSIVE: One issue instagram faces as it continues to try and expand its userbase is how to reach folks who are in parts of the world without great internet access. That’s why the company has turned to a New York-based team of engineers to help streamline and optimize its app for better compatibility with network […]

Robinhood stock trading comes to web with finance news for its 3M users

 You know what’s cool? Not just being worth over $ 1 billion, but saving your customers $ 1 billion. Today, zero-fee stock trading app Robinhood announced that it’s hit 3 million registered accounts, $ 100 billion transacted in its app, and $ 1 billion in saved commissions considering competitors like E*Trade cost $ 7 per […]

Here are the Russian ads that deceived users on Facebook and Instagram

 Russian interests have been attempting to influence public opinion via social media to an extent no one expected. The content itself, however, has largely been a mystery — the ads and fake accounts have long been taken down. But Facebook delivered them to Congress as part of an ongoing inquiry, and the House’s Intelligence Committee […]

Instagram Stories and WhatsApp Status hit 300M users, nearly 2X Snapchat

 Instagram and WhatsApp’s Snapchat clones aren’t slowing down. Today Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced Instagram Stories and WhatsApp Status both now have 300 million daily active users. That’s up from 250 million for Instagram in June, and WhatsApp in July. That makes the copies almost twice the size of the original, as Snapchat’s entire app […]

Skype’s big redesign publicly launches to desktop users

 Earlier this year, Skype introduced a revamped version of its application offering a heavier focus on media sharing and social expression tools, in an effort to better compete with more modern social communication services, like Slack and even Snapchat. Today, the company is publicly launching the new version of Skype to the desktop, including on […]

Twitter reveals third straight quarterly revenue decline and massive miscounting of monthly users

The best that can be said about Twitter’s third quarter earnings is that it appears things are getting less bad for the struggling social media platform. The company is even optimistic that things may actually start to get better at some point in the not-too-distant future. But that doesn’t mean Twitter doesn’t have a few […]