Apps & Software

Fan Appz, a Santa Monica headquartered firm founded in 2010, and a Facebook Preferred Marketing Developer (PMD) today Tuesday launched its Personalized Marketing Platform, a next-generation social media marketing solution set to help firms convert fans into customers and increase repeat purchases by turning good customers into great ones.

Pinterest has launched secret boards for use this holidays.

According to Pinterest Software Engineer Evrhet Milam, “The holidays are a time for being with family, sharing great meals, and, of course, surprising your favorite people with a special gift. That’s why we thought the holidays were a perfect time to test one of our most frequently-requested features: secret boards!

Co-founders Myke Armstrong and Jacob Fatoorechi have today launched Tapshare,an app to allow one share their photos instantly and earn equity as well.

According to the founders people around the world will this Halloween knock on strangers’ doors filling pillowcases with candy but the founders want to do something amazing in the same spirit of giving on this spooky holiday, on their launch today October 30

The Spiridellis brother-founder team behind the popular JibJab eCard line featuring personalization Starring You®, (think Elf Yourself)—have grown up and now have children of their own. Children that have iPads, and a need for great content to interact with on those iPads that meet the tough standards of Gregg and Evan Spiridellis. The criteria for this JibJab dad approved content is that it must be fun, engaging, with music that doesn’t suck after the 3rd play, and also promotes learning…

If you weren’t able to make it out to Wokcano to mix and mingle with the hottest startups this week, you missed out. Not to worry because we’ll recap the night with some information on the demos from these up and coming companies located in LA.

Inspired by the vast amounts of data from videos, photos, music, websites and blogs shared by the many friends and people they follow online and seeing how much time it takes to check all the content across many platforms, friends set out to come up with a solution and CHNL was born.

Launched today Tradesy, a new website and mobile app hopes to unlock the hidden value of clothing resale. Tradesy is a peer-to-peer marketplace where women buy and sell new and gently used apparel and accessories. Tradesy’s mission is help women get more of the fashion that makes them look and feel great, while spending less.

Journey is a platform to build data gathering mobile apps much faster than would traditionally have been possible. Journey is especially useful for companies that want to streamline their internal business processes.

According to the founders, Contur is a virtual assistant that sorts and organizes your emails automatically. The founders add that Contur takes all of your emails, groups the related ones together so that you can see your emails in context.

They say, “Think of a messy room as your inbox, and all the items in your room as emails. It’s much harder to be productive in a room where everything is strewn around…

The West Coast biannual AdAge Social TV conference took place in Beverly Hills earlier this week. Elite media giants, agencies and brands flew in from around the country to discuss the rapidly changing and complex ecosystem evolving between the primitive television and social engagement union.