Formspring launches ‘Interests’ in move toward revenue

Formspring, the social Q&A site, has built up a big following in the two years since it launched. The company is making its first real move toward generating revenue from its users with the launch of Formspring Interests along with a host of media partners.

Building a mobile app? Here are 6 tips for you

The mobile apps and services founders speaking at Mobilize 2011 this week gave some great advice for startups to follow. We picked out some of the best tips from Pandora, Flipboard, Instagram, Hipmunk, Formspring and Grey Area.

For Formspring, curiosity makes for a killer app has hit a major milestone in its relatively short lifespan. The 18-month-old San Francisco-based startup, which allows users to create profile pages on which anonymous people can ask them questions, now has 25 million registered users.

Is Quora Worth the Hype?

Q&A site Quora is lately being called the savior of search and the next Facebook. But is Quora worth all the fuss? But the company is far from alone in the Q&A space, and so the question arises, is Quora really worth all its hype?

Is Quora Worth the Hype?

Around the end of the year, the hype surrounding Quora kicked into overdrive. The Q&A site founded by ex-Facebook talent first raised eyebrows with round of financing last March that valued it at $86 million. When it went into public beta last summer, the tech and business press got excited, but lately it’s being called the savior of search and the next Facebook. Is Quora worth all the fuss?