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Social Networking with Joomla just got better

Social Networking with Joomla just got better

By Mike Johnston July 16, 2013 News & Headlines  Comments

Update: It has come to my attention that this software was actually forked from a free product called Offiria and is almost a complete copy (aside from a logo change). Offiria is free and available from https://offiria.com/ for those interested in getting the software from the original source and for free!There are plenty of products out there that add social networking functionality on top of Joomla via plugins but to date, there haven't been any that have used Joomla as a framework to develop something uniquely different. Today, this changes.… Read More →


8 Great Social Networking CMS

8 Great Social Networking CMS

By Kaya Ismail May 27, 2013 Articles and Editorials  Comments

Global social media finally hit the 1 Billion user mark in 2012 - and there have been no signs of slowed growth since.  As they compete, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and many others are slowly but surely bringing social networking to every corner of the earth.As a result of such exponential growth, the number of content management systems dedicated to building social networking websites has greatly increased over the years.… Read More →


People’s Choice Winner for Best Social Networking Solution is…

People’s Choice Winner for Best Social Networking Solution is…

By Mike Johnston November 15, 2012 Articles and Editorials  Comments

This year’s winner of the People’s Choice Award for Best Social Network Solution goes to Oxwall! Congratulations to everyone at Oxwall for their awesome work. It was a hard fought battle with Wall.fm for first place but Oxwall took over in the end and won this year with the most votes. Oxwall® is unbelievably flexible and easy to use PHP/MySQL social networking software platform. Its flexibility is an extremely easy way to change the way it works using Oxwall plugins.… Read More →


PHPFox Social Networking Software Updated to Version 3.30

PHPFox Social Networking Software Updated to Version 3.30

By Mike Johnston August 3, 2012 News & Headlines  Comments

A new version of PHPFox has been released. Version 3.30 became publicly available on the 1st of this month and includes some new features for this popular software for social networking. For those who are unfamiliar with PHPFox, check out our PHPFox Review to learn more. On with the changes! Timeline The timeline feature includes an update on the users profile. Admins can control if the Timeline should be forced on all users or whether they will have the option to enable Timeline on their own profiles. If  optional, it can be enabled by visiting: Profile >> Edit Profile.… Read More →


Boonex Dolphin Review - Software for Social Networking

Boonex Dolphin Review - Software for Social Networking

By Mike Johnston July 24, 2012  Comments

Boonex Dolphin is a social networking platform that can be used for creating communities or dating based social networking sites. Boonex Dolphin has been around for quite some time and has a pretty big following of users. In this Boonex Dolphin Review, I'm going to take you on a tour of the free edition and discuss some of my thoughts on the product and its uses.This video gives you a bit of an introduction to the product:Boonex Dolphin is available in a number of licenses. You can get it for free (the community edition) or in a plan which gives you various options.… Read More →


Bolt - A Brand New Social Network for Saving Web Pages Forever

Bolt - A Brand New Social Network for Saving Web Pages Forever

By Stephen Trapanese June 14, 2012  Comments

I will be the first to admit that I do not have the best recall. If I do not somehow capture what is inspiring me at that moment, odds are it will be forgotten and lost forever. Bo.lt allows you to keep whatever inspires you on the web, forever! Here is a quick review of this service. Bo.lt it and its Yours ... for Good Save photos you find across the web or just save the whole page. Bo.lt Makes it easy to save and share what you like on the web. We have seen similar services before and sharing web pages and photos is not new.… Read More →


phpFox Review

phpFox Review

By Mike Johnston February 14, 2012 CMS Reviews  Comments

(4/5)

phpFox is one of many social networking  packages that are commercially available for those looking to deploy a Facebook or MySpace style social network. Given the response I've had to our Social Engine Review and the apparent lack of support offered by that company, I thought we'd explore some other, potentially better supported social networking options such as this one in order to provide alternatives. As a result, I bring you my phpFox Review.… Read More →


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