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Social Startups: MoPals Loyalty App Bridges the Reward Gap

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"Gamification has lost its appeal," said serial entrepreneur Alex Haditaghi, CEO and founder of MoPals (OTCQB: PALS), a rare publicly traded startup and first-ever crowdsourced loyalty program. "While Yelp, TripAdvisor, and FourSquare have built multi-billion dollar businesses collecting customer reviews, those writing them get nothing in return, except a worthless badge." MoPals appeals to this fragmented market by becoming the first loyalty program to reward its members for their feedback and social media interactions.
Social Startups: MoPals Loyalty App Bridges the Reward Gap

Social Startups: Spot.IM Frees Website Owners from External Social Platforms

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“While existing social networks provide an effective way for publishers to reach new users and drive traffic to their website, Spot.IM gives site owners the ability to keep those users, and the conversation they have, in the place where the content was created,” said Nadav Shoval, CEO and co-founder of the first distributed social network.
Social Startups: Spot.IM Frees Website Owners from External Social Platforms

Social Startups: Reveal Chat Helps You Overcome Loneliness While Making Safe, Authentic Connections

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If pictures can improve or worsen your online reputation, can you build genuine social connections without knowing what someone looks like from the outside? That’s what Nick Soman set out to discover after he recovered from an illness that kept him lonely and isolated in the hospital for four months.
Social Startups: Reveal Chat Helps You Overcome Loneliness While Making Safe, Authentic Connections

Social Startups: Atomic Reach Helps You Publish the Best Content Consistently

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“When you understand who your audience is and the kind of content they read, it's a lot easier to consistently write content that will connect with them. Until now, I'd argue, there isn't one tool that can reveal who your audience is and provide you with a tool to write for them,” asserted Ira Haberman, director of marketing for Atomic Reach.
Social Startups: Atomic Reach Helps You Publish the Best Content Consistently

Social Startups: Stylby.me Is the New Niche Social Network for Local Beauty and Fashion Brands

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Gone are the days of calling your local beauty or fashion store to find out if they have a product in stock. “We hope, as the user base grows, to be known as the social, local, mobile site for fashion and beauty,” said Louis Fong, co-founder of Stylby.me, the San Jose-based niche social platform.
Social Startups: Stylby.me Is the New Niche Social Network for Local Beauty and Fashion Brands

Social Startups: Vusay Turns One-Way Online Videos into a Two-Way Social Conversation

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Do you ever wish you could comment on videos? The only way to read or write public comments has been to scroll down and post them below the video. That is, until now. Vusay (pronounced view-say) is the first social platform that allows viewers to add their thoughts and comments at specific video moments, immediately.
Social Startups: Vusay Turns One-Way Online Videos into a Two-Way Social Conversation

Social Startups: StickyTacs Is the One-Stop App Editing Platform

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StickyTacs, an app editing platform, gives any brand or digital advertising agency the freedom to create their own web-based app and launch it as a microsite, using Facebook canvas, as an app within a Facebook page, or embedded within a website.
Social Startups: StickyTacs Is the One-Stop App Editing Platform

Social Startups: Moment.me Captures a 360-Degree View of The Social Shake-Up 2014

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“We were continually frustrated by the inability to easily see all the social media content from events we had attended, gathered together in one place,” says Ronny Elkayam, co-founder and CEO of Moment.me, the automatic album maker gone mobile microsite for events.
Social Startups: Moment.me Captures a 360-Degree View of The Social Shake-Up 2014

Social Startups: Sportlobster Tool Tackles the Unruly Web for Sports Fans

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The Sportlobster app, developed by the London-based startup of the same name, is the fastest-growing sport social network. Fans can predict the outcomes of sporting events they are interested in; write, share, and discuss blog posts with an audience that shares their interests; and connect with like-minded people that care about the same things they do.
Social Startups: Sportlobster Tool Tackles the Unruly Web for Sports Fans

Social Startups: 12ish Allows You to Make Money When Others Tap Your Mind

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As you give or receive free advice, is it possible to quantify—to put a concrete number on—the time being used? To say not just, “your/my time is valuable,” but “that’s [insert dollar amount] of your/my time.” It turns out the answer is yes. And to do so, you need only use the social startup 12ish. The Indianapolis, Ind.-based platform that launched in April allows you to bill your time in 12-minute increments.
Social Startups: 12ish Allows You to Make Money When Others Tap Your Mind