Press Releases

  • Brightkite Launches Ultra-targeted Advertising Solution after Successful Pilots with a Range of Brands

    Brightkite, the Social Discovery Network, today announced the availability of a new ultra-targeted advertising solution after piloting it with more than 20 brands during the summer of 2009. The system is designed to give brands the ability to break out of traditional age and gender targeting and target according to a wider range of more relevant criteria.

  • T-Mobile USA Adds Brightkite to web2go Storefront

    Brightkite, the Social Discovery Network, today announced that its free social discovery network is now available to T-Mobile USA customers with data plans in the web2go catalogue. T-Mobile web2go provides a storefront that customers can access and browse from the company’s broad lineup of phones.

  • Brightkite Now Available in the BlackBerry App World Store

    Brightkite, the Social Discovery Network, today announced the public availability of its first BlackBerry application, myKite, in the BlackBerry App World. The BlackBerry application is the company’s first third-party developed handset application.

  • More than Meets the Eye: Brightkite Adds a Third Dimension to Your Camera Phone

    Brightkite, the Social Discovery Network, today released a Brightkite layar for the newly launched Layar Reality Browser 2.0. The Brightkite layar adds a third dimension to its popular mobile social networking application for Android phones.

  • Face Time Tops Screen Time According to Brightkite Survey

    Brightkite, the Social Discovery Network, and GfK Technology, a leading market research agency, today released results from a consumer survey on how time spent using social networks (“Screen-Time”) relates to time spent in face-to-face social interaction (“Face-Time”). The findings of the quarterly Face Time Index, conducted in June 2009, questioned 1,000 consumers on both their preferred and actual behavior relating to various social activities online and offline.

  • Limbo and Brightkite Merge to Create the Leading Company in Location-Based Social Discovery

    Limbo and Brightkite today announced that the two companies are merging to form the largest location-based social discovery service. The combined entity will have more than two million unique monthly users, award-winning products, strong advertising revenues and a highly experienced executive team. The company, which will use the Brightkite brand, will focus on its combined service that helps friends increase face time and share real world experiences.