SAICAST: The Lame Lawsuits Against Google Disco And GroupMe

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SUBSCRIBE TO THIS PODCAST ON ITUNES HERE >>Texting services Google Disco and GroupMe are being sued for spamming people’s phones.

Alyson Shontell, Jay Yarow and Steve Kovach discuss if the plaintiffs have a valid argument against these platforms.

(Not surprising, the law firm representing the plaintiffs is no other than Edelson McGuire, which targets startups with petty lawsuits for settlements.)

After testing Google Plus for a few hours, the verdict is in — it is a good Facebook-like platform that has fixed some of the features that Facebook has been criticised for, but ultimately it is not revolutionary. However, Google Plus privacy settings are easy to set up and understand, which is a big plus.

MySpace was just sold for $35 million, six years after News Corp bought it for $580 million. Sad end.


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