VB LIVE: Want a lucrative app launch? Freemium is key!

VB LIVE: Want a lucrative app launch? Freemium is key — but tricky. Learn how to balance free versus paid features without pissing your users off in our latest interactive VB Live event, where industry leaders will take you for a deep dive into best practices for app monetization. Register here for free. The trickiest part…

via The delicate app balance: Blending paid features with free without pissing users off (VB Live) — VentureBeat

Your Mobile Contact List Are Now The Real Social Network — TechCrunch

Facebook’s surprising acquisition of WhatsApp signals that it has realized that users’ true social network is the contact list on their smartphones. Mobile contacts are usually limited to people a user knows well and actually communicates with, a veritable treasure trove when compared to the copious list of Facebook friends that many users have accumulated over the years.

via Mobile Contacts Are Now The Real Social Network — TechCrunch