A peek at AOL’s MQVibe: Neighborhood hotspots, rankings, & reviews

Several tech blogs have speculated about AOL's MQVibe since I first reported on AOL filing trademarks and registering domains having to do with NVibe and MQVibe in September.   AOL ended any doubt that it had plans to build upon MapQuest, after launching a "Coming Soon" teaser page just over a … [Read more...]

AOL teases mqVibe launch: Something cool is coming to your neighborhood

I have written about AOL's rumored plans to launch a neighborhood social networking service using MapQuest called "nVibe" and "mqVibe" in the last two weeks, after I found that AOL had filed a number of related trademarks and registered domains around the terms ‘NVibe’ and ‘Neighborhood Vibe’, as … [Read more...]

AOL launching more than just NVibe; MapQuest network ‘MQVibe’ added to mix

Last week I wrote about AOL's rumored plans to launch a neighborhood social networking site called NVibe, after I found that AOL had filed a number of related trademarks and domains around the terms 'NVibe' and 'Neighborhood Vibe'.    Now, it looks like AOL may have bigger plans for its … [Read more...]

AOL to launch NVIBE social network? Domain acquired, trademarks filed

It looks like AOL Inc. plans to launch a new social networking site called NVIBE, more than a year after selling Bebo, a social networking site it had acquired for $850 million in 2008. On September 9, 2011, AOL became the owner of the domain name nvibe.com.  On the very same day, the company … [Read more...]