Mobile gaming social network Kamcord has announced it has raised $15 million in Series B funding, in a round led by Puzzle & Dragons developer GungHo Online Entertainment. The round included participation from Tencent, Wargaming, TransLink Capital and others. Kamcord’s technology allows users to record and share videos of their best moments in supported mobile games, while its standalone app provides a hub for viewing these videos in a single place.
Social sharing app Clippit has launched on iOS and Android devices, giving users a quick and easy way to share clips from live TV with their friends in the app, or on Facebook and Twitter. The platform allows users to browse popular clips, or create their own from the shows currently airing across a variety of networks.
Ocho has today launched its video-based social networking app for iPhone, which aims to help users transform the way they see the world and share things with others. The platform allows users to share short video clips, and comment on and like the posts of others, as they would on Instagram or Vine. However, Ocho wants to capitalize on the large screen size of modern iPhone devices, and does so by focusing on 16:9 widescreen video clips, instead of square videos.
Mobile gameplay recording company Kamcord is preparing for the release of a Version 3.0 of its mobile app, which allows users to browse gameplay videos other players have recorded in a variety of supported games on their mobile devices. The mobile social network had over 1.3 million unique content creators in the last month.
Motivational self-improvement platform ChallengePact has launched on iPhone, helping users achieve their personal goals by connecting them with like-minded individuals, with the theory that groups of users can inspire each other to keep their commitments. The app allows users to create their own challenges and goals, or browse and join those listed by others.
Sports-themed social media platform Fancred has officially launched on Android devices, giving a new set of users an outlet for sharing their favorite sports moments and interacting with a community of fans, with each team becoming its own hub of activity. With Fancred, users can follow their favorite teams or other users, commenting on news posts and activity within the app to increase their own “fancred” within the community.
Austin-based mobile developer Bearch has received $2.1 million in funding for Unseen, its anonymous photo-sharing app for college students on iOS and Android devices. As students are told to keep their Facebook, Twitter and other social media accounts “clean,” in case a potential employer were to view those profiles, the app aims to provide students with a safe haven for expressing themselves in a more authentic way.
FishBrain, the mobile app and social network for anglers, has passed 500,000 users on iOS and Android devices, marking considerable recent growth for the app since its launch in 2013. The FishBrain app helps users share their fishing activity with friends and strangers around the world, logging their catches and viewing information from others that might increase their own fishing skills.
Mobile gameplay sharing network Kamcord has announced the launch of Version 2.0 of its social networking app, which allows users to view gameplay videos recorded with Kamcord in a variety of mobile games. In the new version of Kamcord, users have the ability to chat with their fellow gamers, post “likes” and comments on videos, and follow the best players from their favorite mobile apps. It’s like Instagram, but for mobile game videos.
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