There's a secret "SXSW facebook group" that I belong to and most of the conversation so far is about the parties and which apps to use to keep track of everything during SXSW interactive. Too much is happening this year and there's no way to stay up-to-date with everything. You're going to miss some parties, some panels, some meetups and some people. But with this year's hot startup app topic group messaging / group texting apps they're all hoping you'll not miss anything by messaging your friends during the conference. This also means some of the best conversations may happen offline on [...]
Yobongo a new iPhone app that provides a way for mobile users to chat with people nearby has been in stealth mode since late October but that is about to change. I received a tip that in the next 48 hours if you have "liked" the Yobongo facebook page which is here or joined signed up for the beta here you may have a chance to be one of the early beta testers.
Yobongo which was first covered on TechCrunch joins the growing list of new mobile chat applications such as Beluga, FastSociety GroupMe and Kik. All which have users [...]