Clearspring Closes $20M Series D Led by IVP to Continue Growth Around Big Social Data

McLean, Va. – May 10, 2011 – Clearspring Technologies, Inc., provider of the largest social content sharing platform AddThis, announced today that it has closed a $20M series D round of funding led by Institutional Venture Partners (IVP), alongside Clearspring’s existing investors. IVP, one of the premier later-stage venture capital and growth equity firms, has funded some of the fastest-growing,…

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Audi Scores High on Facebook

Audi not only uses Facebook effectively, but has been rated as having the most engaging fans on Facebook, beating out celebrities like Justin Bieber and Lady Gaga. Visibli, a company that helps clients expand their digital audience, analyzed more than 200 million Facebook users in February and March and tracked their engagement across various Fan Pages. According to their data, Audi…

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Mark Zuckerberg Gets Mad Cover

Mark Zuckerberg got his own cover on Mad magazine, but he may not be thrilled about the content of the article.  The piece is titled "The 50 Worst Things About Facebook." The man behind Facebook seems to be in the news every couple of weeks. In 2010 he was the Time Magazine 2010 Person of the Year. Zuckerberg made an appearance on Saturday Night…

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Baby Facebook is Born in Eygpt

This headline is not talking about a new website, an Egyptian newborn was actually named Facebook.  The young father, Jamal Ibrahim, chose the name Facebook for his daughter to commemorate Egypt’s historic revolution. The name “Facebook” signifies the importance of the social network along with the rest of the Web in aiding the Egyptian people reach their long awaited liberation.…

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