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INFOGRAPHIC: Facebook's Role in Travel Advertising - Posted December 22, 2014
Aside from shopping... [AllFacebook]

Why Did Facebook Revamp Its Places Page? - Posted November 11, 2014
Facebook appears to have quietly revamped its Places page, adding distinctive ... [AllFacebook]

INFOGRAPHIC: 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Will Top Olympics, Super Bowl In Social Buzz - Posted June 11, 2014
Is it possible that a sporting event can tally more social mentions than the ... [AllFacebook]

Who Is On Mark Zuckerberg's Friends List? - Posted June 10, 2014
Much has been made recently over the fact that while Facebook users can set their fr... [AllFacebook]

The Ticker: Revolving Door Edition - Posted May 29, 2014
Job moves from around the Web today: Chris Fry, Twitter's SVP of engineering, steps down. He'll move into an advisory role. Alex Roetter, VP of engineering, steps up to take Fry's place. [TechCrunch] Evan Cohen, chief operating officer, and Holger Luedorf, head of busines... [AllFacebook]

MomentFeed Offers Easy Access To Ratings, Reviews From Multiple Facebook Pages - Posted May 7, 2014
With ratings and ... [AllFacebook]

8 Steps To Optimize Your Facebook Page In 2014 - Posted April 1, 2014
In recent years, it has been witnessed that social business pages have been crucial for brands marketing themselves, as they allow content to reach the masses of people globally and extend brands' awareness. Traditional advertising is dead, and the best way to connect w... [AllFacebook]

Get Ready to Order In From Foursquare - Posted January 31, 2014
Foursquare is giving users a new reason to never leave its app: delivery service. The popular social check-in app teamed up with GrubHub Seamless, the recent... [PRNewser]

Get Ready to Order In From Foursquare - Posted January 31, 2014
Foursquare is giving users a new reason to never leave its app: delivery service. The popular social check-in app teamed up with GrubHub Seamless, the recent... [Inside Mobile Apps]

Quintly Looks Back At 2013 Facebook Predictions; Offers Six For 2014 - Posted January 23, 2014
Social analytics firm Quintly looked back at its Facebook and social media predictions f... [AllFacebook]

Where Can Facebook Users Complete Missions, Earn Vees To Spend On Digital Goods? Empire Avenue - Posted December 13, 2013
Users of Facebook and other social networks who complete their "Missions" by sharing content can use their rewards -- digital social currency units called "Vees" -- to purchase digital music, movies, and eBooks followin... [AllFacebook]

Foursquare Reveals App Redesign - Posted December 9, 2013
Foursquare recently gave its iOS app a complete overhaul, freshening up the the design and offering some new features. The location-based social network and recommendation engine makes frequent tweaks to its app, but it said that in this update: "Everything is new! Foursquare has been completely redesigned for iOS 7. It's smarter... [PRNewser]

Foursquare Reveals App Redesign - Posted December 9, 2013
Foursquare recently gave its iOS app a complete overhaul, freshening up the the design and offering some new features. The location-based social network and recommendation engine makes frequent tweaks to its app, but it said that in this update: "Everything is new! Foursquare has been completely redesigned for iOS 7. It's smarter... [Inside Mobile Apps]

This Is One Social Site Where You Should Connect ONLY To Friends - Posted November 19, 2013
We know you want lots of followers everywhere you go online, but there's (at least) one social site where you should really stick to connecting ONLY with people you know, as it's truly a stalker's dream platform: Foursquare. Do you get lots of friend requests from strangers on Foursquare? If so... [AllFacebook]

3 Tips From Facebook On How Developers Can Push Login Conversion Rates For Apps Past 70% - Posted October 9, 2013
Facebook offered developers three tips on how to achieve login conversion rates of higher than 70 percent, highlighting Lyft, ... [AllFacebook]

How to Help Your Brand Connect to LGBT Audiences - Posted September 18, 2013
Now that the majority of Americans (if not the majority of American states) have accepted same-sex marriage and effectively welcomed the LGBT community into mainstream culture, brand strategists ... [FishbowlDC]

Qwiqq, Buying Groups Enable Independent Retailers To Offer Flash Sales Via Facebook - Posted August 28, 2013
Independent retailers often turn to buying groups in order to obtain merchandise at lower prices, as manufacturers receiving larger orders usually offer discounts, but the purchasing power of buying groups hadn't made its way to Facebook and other social networks, until now. Enter mobile social commerce platform ... [AllFacebook]

Telco Giant Takes Another Semantic Step - Posted July 30, 2013
Starting today, if you're a customer of Singapore Telecommunications Ltd. in Malaysia, you're going to be able to expand your notions of a more personalized web experience. The company's SingTel Digital Life Division has partnered with Nara to integrate its proprie... [semanticweb.com]

LocationInsight Helps Keep AAA Carolinas' Local Facebook Pages In Tow - Posted July 18, 2013
AAA relies on location more than most organizations, and location-marketing-technology provider ... [AllFacebook]

Adobe Puts Social First in Redesigned Marketing Cloud - Posted July 18, 2013
Adobe today launched a rebuilt Adobe Social, which introduces data-driven tips on how to optimize social content, integration with Flickr, Foursquare, Instagram and LinkedIn, and cloud-hosted workplace collaboration features. Adobe Social, a component... [AllFacebook]

New Social Apps Lightt and People+ Bring Cutting-Edge Solutions to Familiar Problems - Posted July 10, 2013
At the MobileBeat mobile technology conference this week in San Francisco, the focus was no longer on social applications: Investors and enterprises wanted to talk about money, and app-makers wanted to talk about infrastructure support. But the social apps that made the cut and competed in the startup competition that closed... [AllFacebook]

Foursquare Lets Users Search for Venues in Other Cities - Posted July 8, 2013
Yelp and Foursquare have been becoming increasingly similar over the last year, but each app offers something the other can't do: With Yelp, users can't search for all venues near them; they have to choose in advance what they want to do. With Foursqu... [AllFacebook]

The Best Of Facebook, There For The Taking - Posted June 14, 2013
Everyone is on Facebook, truly. Kids complain about their grandparents commenting on their statuses. Colleagues rave about its potential for ... [AllFacebook]

Waze 3.7 Adds Integration With Facebook Events - Posted May 30, 2013
While talks regarding Facebook's potential acquisition of Waze may be off, that doesn't' mean the social network and ... [AllFacebook]

Foursquare Licenses Trickling Firehose of Check-in Data to Gnip - Posted May 23, 2013
Foursquare has tapped the social data reseller Gnip to be the exclusive distributor of its check-in data, the companies said today. Each time a Foursquare user checks in, Gnip will see the name of the venue the ... [AllFacebook]

Expion Unleashes Suite Of New Social Marketing Tools - Posted May 20, 2013
Social media software company Expion released a suite of new t... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Announces Global Rollout Of Sections On Timeline, Best Practices For App Developers - Posted May 14, 2013
Facebook announced Tuesday that the ... [AllFacebook]

Foursquare's Latest iOS Update Delivers New Incentives for Checking In - Posted May 8, 2013
Early Wednesday, Foursquare launched an update for its iOS app that allows users to share the insights the app offers on their check-in activity on F... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Updates Mobile Location Pages: How Businesses Can Take Advantage - Posted April 30, 2013
Recently, Facebook began rolling out a global redesign of its mobile location pages. The intention of this redesign seems to be focused not only on making it easier to find business' physical locations, but also simplifying interactions between users and businesses on Facebook mobile. ... [AllFacebook]

Watch Out Foursquare, Twitter Is About To Steal Your Worm - Posted April 26, 2013
If you haven't noticed, Twitter is slowly but surely taking over online, adding video and ... [AllTwitter]

For IOS Users, Facebook's Nearby Feature Becomes Local Search - Posted April 3, 2013
When Facebook announced Graph Search earlier this year, the natural question was, "When will this be on mobile?" It appears that Facebook is trying to push more search queries onto its mobile application (instead of apps such as Foursquare and Yelp). As Inside Facebook Editor Brittany Darwell ... [AllFacebook]

Yelp Helps Local Businesses, Study Finds - Posted March 19, 2013
[caption id="attachment_121904" align="alignleft" width="300"] mangostock / Shutterstock.com[/caption] Yelp drives an average of $8,000 in business to small businesses that have profiles on the site, according to a study conducted by the Boston Consulting Group but fun... [AllFacebook]

UPDATED: Facebook Begins Rolling Out New, Customizable Timeline - Posted March 13, 2013
The redesign for timeline has been tested in New Zealand and other parts of the world, but Facebook announced Wednesday that it will start officially rolling out the new look to select users immediately. Much like Facebook's updated ... [AllFacebook]

Unified Introduces Winter 2013 Edition Of Social Operating Platform - Posted March 6, 2013
Enterprise marketing technology provider Unified released the... [AllFacebook]

Highlight Jumps on the Bandwagon With Photo Filters and Map View - Posted March 5, 2013
Highlight, the It Girl of last year's South by South West Interactive conference, is playing catch up this year, ... [AllFacebook]

How Can Businesses Prepare For Facebook Graph Search? - Posted March 4, 2013
Facebook's graph search, which is slowly being rolled out to more people, has ... [AllFacebook]

Onehackmind's Locist App Builds On Connection Between Location, Facebook - Posted February 11, 2013
Several existing applications tie ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Updates IOS App, Adds Voice Messaging, Recording Of Voice And Video - Posted January 28, 2013
The voice-messaging feature that was added to the Facebook Messenger applications for iOS and Android is now part of the flagship ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Yanks Data From Yandex's Mobile App, A Graph Search Competitor - Posted January 24, 2013
Thursday, Russian search engine Yandex released a mobile application, Wonder, that was something like ... [AllFacebook]

Bing Integrates More Facebook Results Into Social Sidebar - Posted January 17, 2013
Just like Facebook is integrating Bing into its graph search, Microsoft's search engine is getting more cozy with the social network. Bing ... [AllFacebook]

Will Facebook's 'Graph Search' Affect PR Campaigns? - Posted January 16, 2013
Excuse us for being a little skeptical about the relevance of Facebook's new "Graph Search" function, presented to reporters yesterday by the company's ... [FishbowlDC]

Report Predicts Foursquare Will Fail This Year - Posted January 9, 2013
PrivCo, a company that supplies financial research into private companies, is predicting that Foursquare will fail in 2013, likely by being sold for a price lower than total $71.3 million in funding the company has raised. The social network boasts 20 million members and 5 million daily check-ins, but, according... [AllFacebook]

EventMedia Live, Winner of ISWC Semantic Web Challenge, Starts New Project With Nokia Maps, Extends Architecture Flexibility - Posted January 3, 2013
The winner of the Semantic Web Challenge at November's International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC) was EventMedia Live, a web-based environment that exploits real-time connections to event and media sources to deliver rich content describing events that are associated with media, and in... [semanticweb.com]

EventMedia Live, Winner of ISWC Semantic Web Challenge, Starts New Project With Nokia Maps, Extends Architecture Flexibility - Posted January 3, 2013
The winner of the Semantic Web Challenge at November's International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC) was EventMedia Live, a web-based environment that exploits real-time connections to event and media sources to deliver rich content describing events that are associated with media, and in... [AllTwitter]

What Marketers Need To Know About Facebook Nearby - Posted January 2, 2013
Ever since Facebook acquired his location-based check-in site, Gowalla, around this time last year, co-founder and CEO Josh Williams (now a product manager... [AllFacebook]

Foursquare Adds Recommendations From Facebook Friends To Its Explore Feature - Posted December 20, 2012
Location-based mobile application Foursquare l... [AllFacebook]

Crack the Code: Pitching Tech and Startup Stories - Posted December 13, 2012
With the media echo chamber focusing on the same top tier tech companies, startups have a harder time getting noticed. But at least now your client's company doesn't have to be from Silicon Valley to gain media traction. New York's own Silicon Alley has ... [FishbowlDC]

Foursquare Checks In To Success With Facebook's Open Graph - Posted December 10, 2012
You know you've seen it on your friend's Facebook profile or Twitter feed: a Foursquare check-in, proclaiming that they are now the mayor of the local burger joint. On Monday, Facebook praised Foursquare's use of open graph technology, whi... [AllFacebook]

Foursquare Lets Businesses Alert Users to Events - Posted December 6, 2012
Businesses can now include event listings in their Foursquare profiles. The location-based social network will display the events to users when they search for nearby venues, check-in and view previous check-ins. Foursquare expands on existing listings for major events such a... [AllFacebook]

10 Ways To Stalk A Facebook Profile For Holiday Gift Ideas - Posted November 22, 2012
It's hard to believe that Thanksgiving is already here. Perhaps even more difficult to swallow is th... [AllFacebook]

Foursquare Celebrates 3 Billion Check-ins With Donations, Deals - Posted November 21, 2012
Foursquare reached 3 billion check-ins this week, the company announced on Twitter today. "We're thankful for all of you who made it happen. Happy Thanksgiving," the tweet added. The company will also celebrate Thanksgiving with a partnership with Aflac. For each check-in at Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City,... [AllFacebook]

Non-Foursquare Facebook Users Can Now Be Added To Foursquare Check-Ins - Posted November 7, 2012
Users of location-based mobile application ... [AllFacebook]

Which Tech Giant Ran the Best Election 'Campaign?' - Posted November 6, 2012
We'd like to follow up on a question posed by multiple blogs today: which big tech/social media/search... [FishbowlDC]

What Are The Most Trusted Facebook Apps? - Posted November 6, 2012
Not all Facebook applications are created equal. While some only require basic information to function, many more want to know your location, access your photos, and post on your behalf. Which apps can you trust? MyPermissions, which helps users rid their social media lives of dangerous apps, shared with AllFacebook the... [AllFacebook]

Foursquare Gets Political With Voting App - Posted November 1, 2012
Foursquare will provide "I Voted" badges and a display of Foursquare users voting in real time on election day at election.foursquare.com, the company ... [AllFacebook]

Foursquare Partners with Open Table on In-App Reservations for iPhone and Android - Posted September 28, 2012
Put down those vending machine crackers right now. Foursquare just announced a partnership with Open Table that lets you find a restaurant and book a table straight from your iPhone or Android. ... [AllFacebook]

How Has Social Media Changed Nightlife Promotion? - Posted September 27, 2012
In yet another example of "All the News That's Fit to Print", The New York Times ran a somewhat ... [FishbowlDC]

Tuning In Social Media To Turn On What You'll Like - Posted September 14, 2012
A European Union-funded project to bring the web and TV closer together, called NoTube, wrapped up earlier this year. But its legacy lives on in the form of Beancounter.io from Sourcesense. The company, which was one of the project's co-founders, had a role in the NoTube effort around in... [semanticweb.com]

INFOGRAPHIC: The Most Effective Social Network On Facebook Is ... Wait For It ... Facebook! - Posted August 22, 2012
Facebook knows how to Facebook. That was the shocking result of a study by ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook App Developers Can Now Offer Users Explicitly Shared Actions - Posted August 13, 2012
Facebook introduced what it calls explicitly shared actions, which allows developers to give users of their applications the option of sharing actions with... [AllFacebook]

Foursquare's 'Nearby Friends' View Returns to iPhone and Blackberry - Posted August 9, 2012
Ever since Foursquare redesigned its mobile apps in June, the company has been watching its #allnew4sq Twitter hashtag like a hawk to make sure the users like it. Back by popular demand, the Nearby Friends view will once again be available on BlackBerry and ... [AllFacebook]

App Developer: Facebook Tried To Bully Me Into An Acqui-Hire - Posted August 1, 2012
As Facebook's stock continues to plummet, are executives getting desperate? ... [AllFacebook]

Event App Gather Rides Facebook, Twitter Social Graphs - Posted July 23, 2012
The boys on MTV reality hit "... [AllFacebook]

Discovery App Raved Taps Facebook, Foursquare Friends For Recommendations - Posted July 19, 2012
Recommendations from Facebook friends and ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Tests Mobile Open Graph Action Links? - Posted July 16, 2012
Facebook's open graph action links, which it introduced in May as a way for users to interact directly with timeline applications, are being tested on some mobile apps. Sister blog ... [AllFacebook]

Springpad Integrates With Facebook, Allows Users To Organize Likes Into Notebooks - Posted June 28, 2012
Facebook users can organize all of their likes related to movies, television, books, music, and ... [AllFacebook]

Site Warns: Think About What You Share On Facebook - Posted June 26, 2012
Although not as jarring as Take This Lollipop, a site called "W... [AllFacebook]

Teens Choosing Tumblr, Foursquare Over Facebook - Posted June 21, 2012
In terms of social media preferences, teenagers have been hard to quantify. A study released recently by youth market resea... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Continues To Like Mobile, Debuts Open Graph Built-In Like Action For Mobile Apps - Posted June 20, 2012
Facebook stayed the course on its path to keep optimizing its mobile offerings with Wednesday's long-awaited introduction of the like button for mobile applications. The social net... [AllFacebook]

TripAdvisor Facebook App Local Picks Provides Food For Thought From Facebook Friends, Locals - Posted June 20, 2012
Hungry Facebook users pondering dining options: Wouldn't it be great if you could combine ... [AllFacebook]

Explore London 2012 On Facebook Hub Launches In Preparation For 2012 Summer Olympics - Posted June 18, 2012
With the 2012 Summer Olympic Games i... [AllFacebook]

Roll Call: PRWA Launches, Foursquare Seeks a PR Director - Posted June 13, 2012
A merger between two international PR networks --ECP Global Communications and IPAN (International Public Relations Agency Network) -- has resulted in a new group, the PR World Alliance (PRWA). PRWA has 17 members (all independent firms) acro... [FishbowlDC]

Why Location-based Services Are Here to Stay - Posted June 8, 2012
Check-in services brought to the mobile space the novel idea that people could - and should - use their smartphones to document their travels in real time. A few years later, these same services are helping people do what people have really been trying to do all along: figure out where... [AllFacebook]

IPO Sinks Facebook In Customer Loyalty Study - Posted June 1, 2012
The list of casualties of Facebook's staggering ... [AllFacebook]

Foursquare Check-Ins Appear On Facebook Timeline Maps - Posted May 15, 2012
Check-ins made via Foursquare will now pop up on Facebook ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Strategy 101: Poach Talent, Pluck Startups - Posted May 14, 2012
Facebook's hunger for juicy startup morsels is somewhat insatiable, gauging its recent ... [AllFacebook]

Why Did Facebook Buy Glancee? - Posted May 8, 2012
The social rumor mill is abuzz with predictions on what Facebook plans to do with the newest member of its family, ... [AllFacebook]

Here's All the Recent News From Foursquare - Posted May 2, 2012
So many things are happening at Foursquare. On Foursquare Day, April 16, the company announced that it had reached 20 million... [GalleyCat]

Here's All the Recent News From Foursquare - Posted May 2, 2012
So many things are happening at Foursquare. On Foursquare Day, April 16, the company announced that it had reached 20 million... [FishbowlDC]

Make Reservations Before You Check In: Foursquare Partners with OpenTable - Posted May 2, 2012
Foursquare has been rolling out a bunch of new features lately. This latest addition gives the check-in service a purpose beyond announcing one's arrival after the fact. The New York-based company announced its partnership with the online reservation site OpenTable in a blog post earlier today: ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Introduces Open Graph Action Links - Posted May 2, 2012
Move over, action verbs, and make way fo... [AllFacebook]

Foursquare Celebrates 20 Million Users, 2 Billion Check-ins with 2012 4sqDay Badge - Posted April 16, 2012
Foursquare's location-sharing service has reached 20 million users who have posted 2 billion check-ins, according to a report by VentureBeat. The New York-based company is currently celebrating its third annual Foursquare Day in honor of today's date (which corresponds to the number four... [AllFacebook]

Who Will Facebook Buy Next? Place Your Bets! - Posted April 11, 2012
"We don't plan on doing many more of these, if any at all," Facebook Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg said in announcing the social network's $1 billion acquisition of photo-sharing... [AllFacebook]

Foursquare Co-Founder Stepping Down, Business Continues as Usual - Posted March 7, 2012
Naveen Selvadurai, co-founder of Foursquare, announced in a blog post this weekend that he will be leaving the company, ... [FishbowlDC]

Location-Based Marketing Extends Beyond Check-ins - Posted February 29, 2012
"Location, location, location" have long been known as the three things that ... [FishbowlDC]

Get Social and Keep Your New Year's Resolutions - Posted December 29, 2011
New Year's is a time for revelry, reflection, and making resolutions, both personal and work-related. PsychCentral blog says about forty to forty-five percent of American adults make at least one New Year's resolut... [FishbowlDC]

Tech Round Up: No One Checks In; Zuckerberg Exposed - Posted December 7, 2011
-I must live in a supe-techie area or know a lot of hypercheckers, because according to Forrester Research, only 2 percent of adults use apps like Foursquare... [FishbowlDC]

Gowalla Going to Facebook - Posted December 5, 2011
Gowalla, the other Foursquare, allowing for mobile check-ins, etc., has announced that it's heading to Facebook. The service... [FishbowlDC]

Tech Round Up: Brands Missing Links on Google+, Twitter Buys Whisper - Posted December 1, 2011
-In news that suprises probably no one on the planet, brands are not as engaged on Google+ as they are on Facebook. SEO company BrightEdge found that within the first 10 days of availability, 61 percent of the top 100 brands around the globe had a presen... [FishbowlDC]

iPhone Vs. Android: The Social Apps Battle [INFOGRAPHIC] - Posted October 31, 2011
Is there a difference between how iPhone users and Android users access their social media? Apparently so. Owners of each device favor Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Foursquare differently, accessing some social apps more than others. This infographic from onavo ... [10,000 Words]

Spin the Agencies of Record: foursquare, Kaplow Part Ways - Posted October 21, 2011
Yesterday, PRWeek wrote about ... [FishbowlDC]

LocalResponse Raises $5M - Posted October 18, 2011
LocalResponse, a new startup in the social media mobile ad space, is using semantic analysis to capitalize on ... [AllTwitter]

Research: Americans Spending A Lot of Time on Social Networks, But Still Not Checking In - Posted September 12, 2011
A Nielsen report shows that people are spending 23 percent of their time online cruising social networks. Facebook is the most popular networking site by far (140 million+ unique visitors in May... [FishbowlDC]

The White House Joins Foursquare - Posted August 16, 2011
The White House is now on Foursquare, keeping followers up-to-date on where President Obama has gone and what he did while he was there. Followers ca... [FishbowlDC]

Tools Round Up: Business Wire, Foursquare Fees, MyEdCals for 2012, and More - Posted August 1, 2011
Business Wire is now offering a Mobile Alerts option to clients that will make text message alerts avai... [FishbowlDC]

Foursquare 3.0 Is Here - Posted March 9, 2011
Mashable gives us a thorough overview of the latest iteration of Foursquare, which includes a new Explore tab for recommendations, a partnership with Amex, and new deals features. The upgrades have happened on iPhone and Android devices with Blackberry ... [FishbowlDC]

What's The Meaning of Good? DailyFeats Parses It Out - Posted March 9, 2011
Not to go all metaphysical on you, but what is the ontology of good? At South by Southwest this week, DailyFeats will present its new social platform that plays off the idea: It lets people che... [AllTwitter]

foursquare Has a Platinum Hit from Bravo On Its Hands - Posted March 9, 2011
Bravo will preview upcoming music-competition series Platinum Hit during a March 16 panel at South by Southwest... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

foursquare 3.0 Set to Debut for Android, iPhone - Posted March 8, 2011
The short history of foursquare contains several ties to South by Southwest, so it's only fitting that the location-based mobile app will ring in this year's SXSW by releasing version 3.0 for Android and iPhone devices Tuesday night. One of the most prominent new features in the updated app is an Explore... [PRNewser]

foursquare 3.0 Set to Debut for Android, iPhone - Posted March 8, 2011
The short history of foursquare contains several ties to South by Southwest, so it's only fitting that the location-based mobile app will ring in this year's SXSW by releasing version 3.0 for Android and iPhone devices Tuesday night. One of the most prominent new features in the updated app is an Explore... [Inside Mobile Apps]

foursquare 3.0 Set to Debut for Android, iPhone - Posted March 8, 2011
The short history of foursquare contains several ties to South by Southwest, so it's only fitting that the location-based mobile app will ring in this year's SXSW by releasing version 3.0 for Android and iPhone devices Tuesday night. One of the most prominent new features in the updated app is an Explore... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Check In with Big Boi at SXSW Thanks to foursquare, Pepsi MAX - Posted March 8, 2011
Hip-hop star Big Boi will hold a concert for 2,000 fans Monday, along with The Sounds... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

7 Digital Trends Worth Your Attention - Posted March 3, 2011
The 2011 social media trends watch continued as Steve Rubel, SVP and director of insights at ... [FishbowlDC]

Nokia S40 Users Can Now Become foursquare Mayors - Posted February 18, 2011
Nokia S40 users can now check in with foursquare, as the location-based mobile app is now available in a version that is compatible with the mobile operating system. From the foursquare Blog: ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

foursquare's Dennis Crowley Checks In at Social Media Week New York - Posted February 11, 2011
foursquare co-founder and CEO Dennis Crowley was the... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Super Sunday Check-Ins for foursquare, NFL - Posted February 3, 2011
foursquare and the National Football League will celebrate Super Bowl Sunday with three spec... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Week Executive Director Toby Daniels: 'Our Most Spectacular Yet' - Posted February 3, 2011
Social Media Week kicks off Monday in nine cities -- New York, San Francisco, Rome, Paris, Toronto, S o Paulo, London, Hong Ko... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Check In at mediabistro.com Webcast Understanding foursquare and Other Geolocation Applications - Posted February 2, 2011
Brush up on your knowledge of location-based applications including foursquare and Gowalla with ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Class of 2011 Revealed for TheGrio's 100: History Makers in the Making - Posted February 1, 2011
TheGrio kicked off Black History Month by revealing the 2011 class of TheGrio's 100: History Makers in the Making... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Check Into the 6 Nations Rugby Scrum with BBC America, foursquare - Posted February 1, 2011
With the 6 Nations Rugby tournament set to begin with a match between 2010 champion France and Scotland Saturday at 11:30 a.m. ET, ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

foursquare Invades Campus ... Every Campus - Posted January 31, 2011
foursquare is enrolling in college -- every college, worldwide. The location-based mobile app announced on its ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Is Foursquare Moving Beyond the 'Early Adopter' Phase? - Posted January 24, 2011
In a 2010 recap infographic posted today, Foursquare announced that more than six million people have signed up for accounts with the location-based site. Some other interesting details: -There were more than 381... [FishbowlDC]

Fill Up on Some 'Choice Eats' with The Village Voice, foursquare - Posted January 18, 2011
The Village Voice and foursquare are dishing out some "Choice Eats," teaming up to offer a special Choic... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

foursquare Posts New House Rules - Posted January 11, 2011
With foursquare continuing to grow by leaps and bounds, the location-based mobile app posted a new list of ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Examiner.com Checks In with foursquare - Posted January 10, 2011
Local news network Examiner.com is taking hyperlocal to a new level with its announcement that tips from its contributors will now be featured on ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Badges Are Here! foursquare, MTV Awarding Jersey Shore GTL Badges - Posted January 6, 2011
Jersey Shore returns to MTV with its third-season premiere Thursday night, and ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Check In on foursquare During Watch What Happens Live: Andy's New Year's Eve Party and Appear on Bravo - Posted December 29, 2010
foursquare users and Bravo fans looking to make their big break into television may have a... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Startups Prove: Life's a Game - Posted December 29, 2010
Games aren't just for kids anymore. Thanks to a handful of startups, including the much hyped Foursquare, people are using game mechanics to actually accomplish re... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

foursquare for Android Adds Photos, Comments - Posted December 23, 2010
The Android update promised earlier this week h... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Ex Googler Tells Gawker, Facebook Has Better Social Skills - Posted December 22, 2010
Former ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Foursquare Adds Features - Posted December 20, 2010
Foursquare has added photos and comments to its iPhone app. So now users can share an image and their thoughts with their check-ins, with the info available almost exclusively to a u... [FishbowlDC]

Photos, Comments Check In at foursquare - Posted December 20, 2010
Photos and comments can now be added to check-ins on location based mobile app foursquare via the iPhone and foursquare.com, with an update for the Android operating system to be released later this week, the company announced on its blog. From the post: Comments m... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Brightkite Concedes Check-Ins to Foursquare - Posted December 13, 2010
Brightkite, one of the first players in the mobile check-in craze, has decided to abandon that business to the likes of Facebook and Foursquare. Instead, the company said Monday... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

foursquare Salutes Users for Earning Those Hangovers - Posted December 3, 2010
foursquare continues to add more and more badges for users of the location-based mobile app to earn, and it offered details on some of its new badges in a ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

The Kansas City Star: Use foursquare to Check In at One of Our Vending Machines - Posted December 2, 2010
Anyone who is part of a social network probably has at least one friend who is on foursquare and completely overdoes it. It's one thing to check in at the trendy ne... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Gowalla Integrates with Foursquare - Posted December 2, 2010
Gowalla has released the latest version of its iPhone app, which includes new features and an integration with its location-based app rival Foursquare. With Foursquare, Gowalla check... [FishbowlDC]

foursquare, (RED) Recognize World AIDS Day with Special Badge - Posted December 1, 2010
foursquare teamed up with (RED) to recognize ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Get a foursquare Badge for Having Your Junk Touched - Posted November 23, 2010
foursquare is having some fun with the controversy over the new security policies implemented by the Transportation Security Administration, as ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Foursquare Checks Into San Francisco - Posted November 22, 2010
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A Trophy Case to Show Off foursquare Badges - Posted November 16, 2010
Users of location-based mobile app foursquare can now show off the badges they have earned via the new ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Foursquare, Focusing on Growth, Exceeds Four Million Users - Posted November 15, 2010
Foursquare chief executive Dennis Crowley told Bloomberg News that its use... [FishbowlDC]

foursquare Tweaks Homepage - Posted November 9, 2010
foursquare announced some tweaks to its Web site, mainly when it comes to friends -- more focus on what friends are doing and how to find and add them. From the ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

What a Difference a Year Makes: Foursquare Hires PR Firm; Grows Up? - Posted November 5, 2010
Last October, Foursquare founder Dennis Crowley ... [FishbowlDC]

Location-Based Service Users 'Fit Profile of Early Adopter' - Posted November 4, 2010
Pew Research Center found that use of location-based services like Foursquare remains low, with users fitting "the profile of any early adopt... [FishbowlDC]

PRNewser Poll: Will You Use Foursquare or Facebook? - Posted November 4, 2010
Last week, in anticipation of Halloween, we asked whether Halloween was an important holiday for the PR industry. More than two-thirds of respondents said "Somewhat," despite the fact that the holiday is a $6 billion business. Those respondents agreed with the statement ... [FishbowlDC]

Foursquare Selects Kaplow as AOR - Posted November 2, 2010
Foursquare has selected Kaplow PR as AOR, providing media relations and messaging services and executing... [FishbowlDC]

NASA Will Be The Mayor Of Outer Space - Posted October 28, 2010
NASA has launched (sorry!) a social media campaign that includes a partnership with Foursquare, tweets from the Space Shuttle Discovery, and a tweetup for the shuttle launch next week at the Johnson Space Center. Last week, Commander Douglas Wheelock became th... [FishbowlDC]

Election Day Check-In Time: foursquare Teams Up with The I Voted Project on I Voted Badge - Posted October 27, 2010
foursquare users: Don't forget to check in on Election Day Nov. 2, as The I Voted Project teamed up with the location-based mobile app to create the official I Voted badge, awarded to users who check in to their polling place locations and "shout" #ivoted ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

4M foursquare Users, But Only One Has the NASA Explorer Badge - Posted October 22, 2010
Location-based mobile app foursquare may have just surpassed the ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

4M Users Check In to foursquare - Posted October 22, 2010
Checking in is the in thing, as foursquare co-founder and CEO Dennis Crowley told GigaOM the location-based mobile a... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

NHL Reaches Deals with foursquare, Stan Lee - Posted October 7, 2010
What do location-based mobile app foursquare and comic-book legend Stan Lee have in common? Why, the ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

The NHL and Foursquare Together at Last - Posted October 7, 2010
Getting checked? So 2009. Checking in? So cool. Today, the NHL becomes the first professional sports league "with a full-time, dedicated presence on Foursquare." Fa... [TVNewser]

The NHL and Foursquare Together at Last - Posted October 7, 2010
Getting checked? So 2009. Checking in? So cool. Today, the NHL becomes the first professional sports league "with a full-time, dedicated presence on Foursquare." Fa... [SportsNewser]

foursquare Issues: You Can't Check In Any Time You Like - Posted October 6, 2010
Location-based mobile app foursquare seems to have reached stable condition after two long outages, with the first starting at around 11 a.m. ET Monday and lasting for some 11 hours, and the second knocking it ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Digital Influencers Rule at Advertising Week Panel - Posted October 1, 2010
[caption id="attachment_5499" align="alignleft" width="286" caption="Left to right: Joe Penna, "MysteryGuitarMan" on YouTube; iJustine, Web celeb; Jason Harris, Mekanism ; Ivy Ross, GAP; Jill Fletcher, Virgin America"][/caption] Companies' use of digital influencers to generate buzz has become increasingly popular and has cr... [FishbowlDC]

Location-Based Gaming Apps Reaching Out to College Students - Posted September 27, 2010
Location-based social apps are making a push to attract college students, with SCVNGR, a Google Ventures-backed app, making the biggest push of all. According to Mashable, Fours... [FishbowlDC]

CNN, Eatocracy, foursquare Sink Teeth Into Weeklong Series Eatocracy: Mind, Body and Wallet - Posted September 24, 2010
Is CNN.com's Eatocracy blog, which ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

The Ticker: Google Instant; Measurement; Foursquare's 'Like' Button; Univision - Posted September 21, 2010
Softpedia: Google Instant Was a Huge PR Win the cube: The social media strategy series: Metrics and Measurement Business Insider: ... [FishbowlDC]

foursquare Co-Founder Dennis Crowley Cracks the CHOW 13 - Posted September 16, 2010
CHOW hopes to whet readers' appetites with the release of its second annual CHOW 13, a list of 1... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Ninety-Nine Percent of People Don't Want You to Know Where They Are - Posted September 3, 2010
A study by Forrester Research found that only one percent of Americans regularly use Foursquare or o... [FishbowlDC]

Bridging the gap: How Semantic Web can move into the mainstream through SXSW - Posted August 17, 2010
Personally, I believe that the Semantic Web will become mainstream in the next few years (I actually have a bet on this with some college friends). I know that this is a strong statement, but I am confident that it will happen. Mainstream is defined in Wikipedia as “the common current of... [semanticweb.com]

Foursquare Founder on PR: "It Pretty Much Takes Care of Itself" - Posted October 19, 2009
Mobile social network and gaming application Foursquare has received quite a bit of hype since launching at last year's SXSW Conference. Despite only 60k users, no revenue and no business model, the company has emerged as one of the next hot things that may not yet have the user base... [FishbowlDC]

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