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Announcing the new Socialcast Android 3.0 app

|   Jul 1, 2014
Today, we’re excited to announce a completely redesigned version of the Socialcast Android app. The Socialcast mobile team has rebuilt the Android app from the ground up, giving the app a clean and intuitive design with a more robust array of features and enhancements. An ever-increasing number of our customers are using Socialcast on their mobile devices, so this new app will make it easier for Android users to access their communities while on the go.    New design and optimized performance The new Socialcast Android app has undergone a significant redesign, making the new app consistent with Android design guidelines. We also worked on optimizing performance, making the interface faster and much more responsive.… Read more »

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Feature Updates: June 2014

|   Jun 27, 2014
Socialcast Thanks badges are a great way to acknowledge co-workers for a job well done, and can boost employee morale and productivity. Everyone loves to be recognized, which is why this month we’re enhancing Thanks to be sent to multiple people. Additionally, we’re improving our provisioning options and controls so admins will have more flexibility when it comes to managing users. Check out a few of the features available in June*: 1.… Read more »

The Presidential Precinct Welcomes YALI Fellows to Virginia with Socialcast by VMware

|   Jun 26, 2014
I had the opportunity to experience the Presidential Precinct Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) Opening Ceremony first hand on June 16, 2014, where we were greeted by fellows and leaders, including the honorable Tim Kaine, followed by a reception at the pavilion and a noon luncheon at Garrett Hall at the University of Virginia.  To top it off, we all gathered at a local Mexican restaurant where we watched the USA vs. Ghana World Cup game - a victory for USA with memorable performances from Ghana. Check out this video of the fellows cheering on Ghana after they made their first goal. The next six weeks will be full of leadership training, academic coursework and mentoring for the Washington Fellows representing 18 African countries.… Read more »

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Feature Updates: May 2014

|   May 21, 2014
Check out Socialcast's newest feature additions for the month of May*: 1. Set Profile Photo Using HD Webcam A few months ago we introduced a feature that allows new members of a community to create their profile photo using their webcam using a Chrome or Firefox browser. We decided to enhance that functionality by utilizing the Chrome browser’s High Definition feature of the webcam to produce a more detailed photo. A user’s profile photo captured from their HD webcam in Chrome can now have a maximum resolution of 720px by 720px.… Read more »

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Feature and Mobile Updates: April 2014

|   Apr 29, 2014
For the month of April, we have a few minor feature enhancements and an updated Socialcast iOS mobile app to simplify your communications on the go. Check out our newest features available today*: 1. Warning Confirmation for Leaving Private Groups A number of customers reported that they were accidentally leaving Private Groups, and as a result had a difficult time finding or joining them again. We now alert the user when they are trying to leave a Private Group.… Read more »

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What is Socialcast?

Socialcast by VMware (NYSE: VMW) is a social network for business uniting people, information, and applications with its real-time enterprise activity stream engine. Behind the firewall or in the cloud, Socialcast enables instant collaboration in a secure environment. Socialcast is headquartered in San Francisco, California. www.socialcast.com