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Daily iPhone App: Plume is a simple and charming social network-powered reader

Plume was recommended to me a while back by fellow TUAWer Brett Terpstra, and while it does look lovely on first site, it's one of those apps that really only shows its usefulness after a while. Plume is a reading app (currently for iPhone only) that pulls links and content automatically from...

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AppNet Rhino available for iPhone

Social network App.net is attracting users who are unhappy with Twitter's recent changes. While these defectors may be pleased with their new social home, many are having a hard time leaving behind iOS clients like Tweetbot. Though it's no Tweetbot, App.net users clamoring for an iOS client...

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Daily iPhone App: Pushr posts your prose to a plethora of social networks

Pushr is for social media power users who want to share content across multiple services and multiple accounts. In its basic form, the app lets you create a message and share it across multiple social networks. You can also share comments, pictures and videos with only a few taps. You get a...

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GetGlue app gets update, has millions of users

GetGlue has been around for about two years; it was the first social networking app that let you check in and review TV shows, movies, and books. In that time, the app has captured a community of 3 million fans who have contributed over 500 million checkins and reviews. Now GetGlue is...

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Pinterest now ready for iPad

Pinterest is rolling out its mobile apps and making it easy for users to pin things on the go. The image-centric social network announced today that it released a universal iOS app that includes a new iPad version and an updated iPhone version. On the iPad, the app mimics the website with a...

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Path gets new sharing features, better camera

Users of social networking app Path have a few new features this morning that should make them very happy. The free app, which allows sharing only to a few (150) good friends, is quite popular as it serves as a gateway to posting on other services such as Twitter and Foursquare. To start with,...

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Vyclone app for iPhone makes "social filmmaking" possible

A hallmark of modern filmmaking is the use of multiple cameras to capture various viewpoints, then editing those viewpoints to create a seamless flow of images and sound. Now there's a new iPhone app called Vyclone (free) that lets a group of budding filmmakers film the same event from...

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Google+ app updated with iPad support

Not to be outdone by Twitter's big update today, Google has also updated its Google+ app, with support for the recent Google+ Events feature, full support for usage on the iPad, and the ability to start and join hangouts directly from the iOS interface. It's pretty snazzy -- if you're a Google+...

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LinkedIn arrives on the iPad

Well, who could have seen that coming? LinkedIn has released version 5.0 of its iOS app and the big feature is that it now natively supports the iPad. LinkedIn is currently the world's third largest social media site with 150 million members in over 200 countries. On the iPad the LinkedIn app...

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Zynga acquires Draw Something dev OMGPOP for $200 million

And that, ladies and gentlemen, is how App Store fortunes are made. We've posted already about the almost overnight success of Draw Something, an app that has picked up over 30 million downloads and even beaten Zynga at its own game on Facebook. And because everyone knows that Zynga has plenty...

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Roamz iPhone app gets a facelift, new features in version 2.0

When it comes to location-based social networking apps, Roamz isn't exactly a name that may pop into your brain. But a new version of Roamz (free) could provide a boost to the fortunes of the iPhone app. Roamz works by giving users information about what's going on in their area in real time. The...

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Path 2.1 update adds Nike+, Music Match and a new filter

I've been a fan and user of social networking app Path (free) for some time, even after it it was disclosed that the company was uploading iPhone Contacts to their servers. The company has now released an update to the app, adding some features that might bring miffed former users back to the Path...

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Tweetbot wins TUAW Best of 2011 voting for best iPhone social networking app

The team at Tapbots is going to get an early Christmas present today -- their Twitter client Tweetbot (US$2.99) was voted the best iPhone social networking app by readers in our continuing TUAW Best of 2011 polling. The app, which launched in April of this year into a crowded Twitter client...

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TUAW Best of 2011: Vote for the best iPhone social networking app

The nominations are in, and the poll is ready to go! The TUAW Best of 2011 awards are all about you -- the readers -- and what you think is the cream of the crop of Apple or third-party products and software. To vote, select one entry from the top nominations made by readers. We'll be announcing...

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Best of 2011 nominations: iPhone social networking apps

During December and January, The Unofficial Apple Weblog is soliciting your nominations and votes for the best products for Mac, iPhone/iPod touch, and iPad. We'll start with nominations in a category, and then tally your votes for the top-nominated products a few days later. The winner in each...

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