App.net releases new Passport app for managing accounts and finding clients

By Cody Lee on May 8, 2013

In what appears to be an effort to spur user adoption, the folks over at App.net have released a new iPhone app called Passport. No, it’s not a client for browsing the Twitter-like social network. It’s more of just an account management tool.

In Passport, users can create their own App.net account, and find and follow other members. It also gives you the ability to update your bio, profile and cover phots, and includes a library of third-party apps that feature App.net integration… Read More

 

We’re giving away 200 App.net invites

By Sébastien Page on Apr 23, 2013

App.net recently started offering free, invite-only accounts to those who were not completely sold on the idea and wanted to try the service before financially committing. In order to get one of those freemium accounts, you must be invited by a paid user. Once you are, you get access to all the goodies ADN has to offer, but in a limited version (ie. you only have 5o0 MB of file storage vs 10 GB for paid users).

The fine folks at App.net recently reached out to us to see if we’d be interested in giving away 200 invites to their freemium service. We thought it’d be a good idea to introduce some iDB readers to ADN, so here we are, offering 200 invitations to those of you who haven’t had a chance to try this service yet… Read More

 

Stream, a beautiful App.net client, hits the iPhone

By Christian Zibreg on Nov 12, 2012

If you for some reason dislike Netbot, a $5 App.net iOS client from the makers of Tweetbot, you should consider this little nugget. Handcrafted Co.’s Stream offers customizable call gestures and configurable right-swipe action (you can set it to view conversation, reply, star or repost), has support for multiple App.net accounts and delights with a very attractive and polished user interface. You can also cross-post on Twitter, upload media files via the CloudApp service, save articles to Instapaper and more. Four bucks a popRead More