The Travellution Launch Party is coming up and just as before any big first date, we're starting to get that "butterflies in your stomach" feeling. We're not the only ones excited about this Thursday night's festivities. Posters for the party are popping up not only in Paris, but all over the world! Check it out! And do not forget to register here: we have a flight tickets drawing among the participants to the party!
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While the rainy season has started here in Paris, the outlook inside the Travellution offices this Sunday is much brighter. With less than 3 weeks until the public launch, the Travellution team is busy building your travel revolution.
While the exact date of the launch is yet to be finalized, we are pretty sure that it will be November 3rd, the day of our launch party in partnership with the Erasmus student community. Can’t wait for the public release? We’re posted below a photo of the Read more [...] Read More
In late 2006, an open letter from Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg beginning with the line "We really messed this one up" directed the spotlight on a major challenge for social networks: privacy. Many of us have heard stories of young graduates getting turned down for jobs because they had left open to the public their Facebook profiles, and more importantly, their photos (as an anecdote, one of the members of the Travellution Team was actually asked during a job interview whether he liked to surf...his Read more [...] Read More
Some of you may have seen on the news that Facebook Founder Mark Zuckerberg's fan page was hacked at the beginning of the month. This event has understandably raised some concerns over the security of Facebook: if Facebook's CEO can get hacked, what hope do the rest of us have?
Perhaps more surprising than the act itself was the message that the hacker posted on the fan page which read:
“Let the hacking begin: If facebook needs money, instead of going to the banks, why doesn’t Facebook let Read more [...] Read More
Some people believe that on December 12th 2012 (the end of the Mayan calender) a catastrophy of biblical proportions will take place: the end of the world, an alien invasion, a natural disaster....
Here at Travellution, we're working hard to make sure that we can bring about the travel revolution well before that happens. To that end, at 1:45am on January 11th 2011 we sent out the first batch of invitations to the Travellution beta release. We hope this little event signals the start of social and Read more [...] Read More
While the team is working hard to roll out the beta release of the site, Travellution has already started receiving some attention in the press for the innovative model we are proposing: the concept of a "social" social network that would leverage its aggregated influence to bring about change. We hope that in the future Travellution will be recognized as one of the pioneers of this concept.
Extract from the article Virtuous Connections in VOGUE of November (by Michele Fossi):
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