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So What Do You Do, Dennis Crowley, Co-Founder and CEO of Foursquare?
Foursquare's CEO talks about innovating in the location-based space, competing with Twitter and Facebook, and the key to entrepreneurial success.

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Social Media Newsfeed: New Instagram Filters | Twitter, Foursquare Partnering on Geolocation - Posted 1 day, 17 hours ago
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Your Social Data Might Not Be as Private as You Think [Infographic] - Posted November 24, 2014
When you engage with social media online, one way or another, you're exposing data you might consider to be private. Even if you lock your profile down, your social data could fall into the hands of hackers or data miners. A new infographic from WhoIsHostingThis outlines how much of your information... [SocialTimes.com]

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

Redfin, Foursquare Jazz Up Top Ten Java List - Posted October 3, 2014
For their "Ten Best Cities for Coffee Snobs," Redfin and Foursquare came up with the rankings equivalent of a robust espresso shot: In case you want to move somewhere you can get a quick f... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Redfin, Foursquare Jazz Up Top Ten Java List - Posted October 3, 2014
For their "Ten Best Cities for Coffee Snobs," Redfin and Foursquare came up with the rankings equivalent of a robust espresso shot: In case you want to move somewhere you can get a quick f... [FishbowlNY]

Social Media Newsfeed: Twitter Buy Button | Lawsuit Vs. Yelp - Posted September 9, 2014
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Social Media Newsfeed: Lawsuit Vs. Yelp | InStyle Unveiling Cover on Snapchat - Posted August 7, 2014
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Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Messenger | Twitter Earnings - Posted July 29, 2014
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Social Media Newsfeed: Foursquare Rebrands | Facebook Earnings - Posted July 24, 2014
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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]

Social Media Newsfeed: Kardashian Sets Instagram Record | #RedskinsPride Backfire - Posted May 30, 2014
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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]

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... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Video Ads | New Twitter Account for India's New Prime Minister - Posted May 21, 2014
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Dennis Crowley Really Wants You To Use Foursquare for Local Search - Posted May 20, 2014
[caption id="attachment_149003" align="alignright" width="600"] image via @cwaxler[/caption] In an Internet Week fireside chat, Dennis Crowley assigned homework to his audience: 1) Download the Swarm app. 2) Try using Foursquare for local search. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Pinterest's Value | Facebook Video Ads - Posted May 16, 2014
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MomentFeed Offers Easy Access To Ratings, Reviews From Multiple Facebook Pages - Posted May 7, 2014
With ratings and ... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Snapchat Messaging | New Foursquare App - Posted May 2, 2014
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Foursquare Announces New App, New Strategy - Posted May 1, 2014
Check-in app Foursquare announced today that it was unbundling two features of its existing app: check-ins and discovery. The existing Foursquare app will re-launch as a dedicated Yelp competitor, while a new app called S... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Fake Bib for Foursquare CEO's Wife | Facebook Message Before Fatal Crash - Posted April 28, 2014
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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]

Social Ads: What Lies Ahead for Marketers - Posted February 27, 2014
Alexis Caffrey is a freelance writer who covers technology and social media. She can be found @alexiscaffrey. Social advertising isn't just about slapping an ad on a website. It has to be refined and blend in, appearing native to its surroundings. Marketers can expect ... [SocialTimes.com]

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]

Social Media Newsfeed: Twitter 'Nearby' Feature | Facebook TV Advertising - Posted December 16, 2013
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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... [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]

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... [SocialTimes.com]

How Mount Sinai Health System Uses Social Media - Posted October 26, 2013
Hospitals have a unique opportunity when it comes to social media marketing - they have so many inspiring stories to tell, but they must also make sure they receive the necessary patient approval. John Ambrose, social media director for Mount Sinai Health System in New York who also happens to be a... [SocialTimes.com]

Digital Marketing Exec Says Foursquare Should Start Over: Street Fight Summit - Posted October 25, 2013
Duncan McCall, CEO of PlaceIQ, thinks Foursquare should tear everything up and start from scratch. This was part of his message in the panel "Building an Offline Metric for Mobile Marketing" Oct. 24 at ... [SocialTimes.com]

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 ... [PRNewser]

Social Media Newsfeed: Microsoft to Invest in Foursquare? | Reddit App - Posted August 30, 2013
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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]

Yelp Update: Users Can Now Post Reviews Straight From Their iPhones - Posted August 13, 2013
[gallery link="file" orderby="title"] For reviews of local businesses that just can't wait until the writer gets home, Yelp has updated its mobile app to let users post reviews straight from their phones. Instant mobile reviews are something that competing apps like Foursquare have had for a while now, but Yelp's version is just... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Sharing Powers Personalized Dining Recommendations On Gvidi - Posted August 9, 2013
How well do you know the cafes, restaurants and bars in your city? Not as well as Gvidi does. Gvidi, available for iPhone and Android, scans your area for place... [SocialTimes.com]

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]

Social Media Newsfeed: Thomson Reuters Twitter Account Hacked | Upset Redditors - Posted July 30, 2013
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Why Do Digital Marketers Love Foursquare? - Posted July 29, 2013
What do self-identified "digital marketers" know about strategic online marketing that you don't? Lots. It's their JOB to know what works and what doesn't. So wouldn't it be interesting to know where they're focusing their efforts on Twitter and what kind of content they're sharing most often, including their fav... [SocialTimes.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]

Foursquare Displaying Ads After Check-Ins - Posted July 16, 2013
Foursquare is gradually rolling out post check-in intersticial advertisements, according to reports in Ad Age and ... [SocialTimes.com]

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]

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... [SocialTimes.com]

New York's Tech Scene Mints Its First Billionaire - Posted June 28, 2013
The New York tech scene, dubbed Silicon Alley, has gotten a lot of PR of late, with hot companies like MakerBot, Tumblr, Etsy and Foursquare and the ... [SocialTimes.com]

Banjo Lets Users Sort Social Content By Topic - Posted June 28, 2013
Banjo, one of the trailblazing crop of location-based social networking apps that launched in 2011, today launched an update that allows users to tune in... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Foursquare Friends Check-In | Square Market | Swedish Hulu - Posted June 26, 2013
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Foursquare Lets Users Check Their Friends In - Posted June 25, 2013
Foursquare today launched a feature that allows users not just to mention their friends but also to check them in. "Instead of you ... [SocialTimes.com]

Companies Miss Most Social Data: Infographic - Posted June 21, 2013
At this point in the evolution of social media, every company worth its salt knows that it should have a presence on the major social networks. Social media isn't just for broadcasting corporate content; companies know they should listen to what their consumers say to and about them on social platforms.... [SocialTimes.com]

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 ... [Lost Remote]

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]

History Repeats Itself With Foursquare's New Time Machine - Posted June 13, 2013
Foursquare has created a Time Machine that sorts through all of your past check-ins and displays them on an interactive map. Much like Foursquare's Explore button, it will also serve up suggestions for where to go next. The difference with the Time Machine is that your recommendations will be based on your... [SocialTimes.com]

MyPermissions Launches App Privacy Certification Program - Posted June 6, 2013
MyPermissions, an Israeli Web and mobile app company, today launched a Trust Certification program that requires app developers flagged by its users for good privacy practices to sign a legally binding agreement not to share personally identifiable information about users with third parties. The certification program builds on M... [SocialTimes.com]

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]

MyTime Pays Users to Book Appointments Online for Favorite Businesses - Posted May 30, 2013
MyTime, a local search website that allows users to schedule appointments on the site, has launched a new feature that invites users to import select servi... [SocialTimes.com]

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]

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... [SocialTimes.com]

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

NCM Partners with Twitter and Foursquare to Bring Social Advertising to Moviegoers - Posted May 15, 2013
"You used to have to sneak sex into advertising," said comedian Colin Quinn. "Now you have to sneak advertising into sex." Speaking at NCM's cinema upfront presentation in New York City today, he noted that messaging apps like Snapchat might not be the right place for an ad, but the presentation... [SocialTimes.com]

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

Podcast: Bitcoin's First Book | Mapping Foursquare and Instagram - Posted May 14, 2013
On today's social media edition of the Morning Media Menu, GalleyCat editor Jason Boog talked about how marketers are using geotagging on niche sites like Instagram and Foursquare. Boog was impressed by how much Foursquare has grown, even surpassing Pinterest in reach. Even more intriguing was that marketers are using location-ba... [SocialTimes.com]

3 Things Marketers Are Noticing About Foursquare - Posted May 14, 2013
Foursquare reportedly has plans to package its data for advertisers to use outside Foursquare, but some marketers say they are actually using the check-in service to talk to their cu... [SocialTimes.com]

Foursquare Adds Yelp-Like Filters to Website - Posted May 10, 2013
Foursquare is adding more functionality to its local search features by allowing users to limit their searches to businesses within a certain price range or to those that are open at the time. Users can also search for venues offering specials for those who check ... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: YouTube Paid Subscriptions | Facebook Home - Posted May 10, 2013
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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]

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... [SocialTimes.com]

Foursquare Releases App for Windows 8, Reports User Growth - Posted May 7, 2013
Foursquare today released an app for Windows 8, optimized for the Nokia Lumia phone and Microsoft's Metro interface. "We've been working closely with Nokia and Microsoft, and today, we're finally taking the covers off a brand new version of Foursquare for... [SocialTimes.com]

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]

Podcast: How Much Time Do We Waste on Social Networks? - Posted April 30, 2013
On today's social media edition of the Morning Media Menu, GalleyCat editor Jason Boogrevealed a chart that shows precisely how much time people can waste online over the course of five years. Twitter just released i... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Foursquare Ads | Google Now - Posted April 30, 2013
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With Its Future on the Line, Foursquare Readies Ad Retargeting and In-App Ads - Posted April 29, 2013
Foursquare is looking for advertisers to participate in its efforts to retarget ads to Web users based on their check-ins and to serve up interstitial ads in its mobile apps, according to a leaked pitch deck for advertiser... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Zuck Takes $1 Salary | White House Tumblr - Posted April 29, 2013
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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]

Foursquare's Strategy Shift Leaves Fundamental Question of Check-ins Unanswered - Posted April 24, 2013
After completing a somewhat troubled fundraising round earlier this month, Foursquare is investing in the places database it has developed from user ch... [SocialTimes.com]

Foursquare Promotes Local Search Function on Website, Following Mobile App - Posted April 23, 2013
Foursquare today launched a redesign of its website today that puts its local-search functions front and center, in keeping with what the company did to its mobile app earli... [SocialTimes.com]

Food Trucks Put a Literal Spin on Social Media 'Follows': Infographic - Posted April 19, 2013
Food trucks and carts have in recent years gone from being considered "roach coaches" to being a trendy new way to try unfamiliar and novel cuisines, such as Korean-TexMex fusion. Social media have helped fuel their popularity, letting hungry city-dwellers know where they can find their favorite truck on a given... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Boston Marathon Explosions | Facebook Anti-Bullying Plea - Posted April 16, 2013
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5 Places to Use your Smartphone for Personal Use - Posted April 12, 2013
Let's get personal about our smartphones. We love them for business, and they're a wonderful tool that makes every part of our lives easier. "Whether [you use your smartphone] as a second screen while viewing advertisements, settling a debate at a bar, looking for a specific address, whatever t... [SocialTimes.com]

Foursquare Raises $41 Million to Not End Up Like Groupon - Posted April 11, 2013
Since 2009, Foursquare has redesigned everything about its local search service except its revenue strategy while competitors like Groupon and LivingSocial have raced ahead. But there is a method to this company's madness. Bloomberg ... [SocialTimes.com]

'Chinese Foursquare' Points to Foursquare's Road Not Taken - Posted April 10, 2013
The version of Foursquare's iOS app released today marks a significant milestone in the location-based social network's reinvention as a local search engine, but its Chinese counterpart Jiep... [SocialTimes.com]

Foursquare Releases Update for iPhone - Posted April 10, 2013
Foursquare has just released an updated version of its application for iPhone that puts exploration front and center. Here's how to navigate the new home screen: The search bar is at the top.... [SocialTimes.com]

Evernote Expands Social Functionality With Two App Updates - Posted April 5, 2013
Evernote iOS apps now allow users to scan business cards and make dinner reservations. Yesterday, Evernote launched an update for its ... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Standings for MLB Teams on Opening Day: Infographic - Posted April 5, 2013
It's Opening Day for Major League Baseball. San Francisco is home to the defending World Series-champion San Francisco Giants. It's also home to Twitter and, in baseball terms, Facebook. But the Giants place a mediocre fourth in the social media fandom, according to this infographic from Silverpop. But maybe that means... [SocialTimes.com]

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]

Foursquare Reportedly Rounding Up More Venture Capital at Flat Valuation - Posted March 18, 2013
[caption id="attachment_121149" align="alignleft" width="450"] Dennis Crowley at SxSW earlier this month.[/caption] Foursquare is reportedly raising more venture funding to support its ongoing move into the local search space, but its valuation will likely remain flat at $600 million. TechCrunc... [SocialTimes.com]

8 Ways to Stay Connected During the LA Marathon - Posted March 15, 2013
The Los Angeles Marathon is this Sunday, March 17, 2013. Thanks to social media, there are a variety of apps runners can use to keep their friends and family posted on their progress. 1. The Marathon Tracki... [SocialTimes.com]

Foursquare Releases 'New and Notable' Update for Android App - Posted March 15, 2013
Foursquare will now show members what's new in their city on the Android version of the social network's mobile app. The "new and notable" feature, announced yesterday, shows Foursquare users places that have recently opened in their area. Visitors can still find recommended restaurants, bars, and other attractio... [SocialTimes.com]

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]

Social Media Newsfeed: Foursquare's Future | Child Trafficking on Facebook? - Posted March 12, 2013
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Foursquare Replacing Check-in Data With Data From APIs, Crowley Indicates - Posted March 11, 2013
Foursquare CEO and co-founder Dennis Crowley indicated that the company does not need users to check in to businesses and other points of interest to retain relevance as a local search engine, suggesting that the company can rely instead on data sent from apps that use its API. "I... [SocialTimes.com]

Didn't Make it to Austin? Here's Where to Follow SXSW 2013 - Posted March 8, 2013
[caption id="attachment_120859" align="alignright" width="229"] Photo by Cameron Scott[/caption] The South by Southwest Interactive conference kicks off today in Austi... [SocialTimes.com]

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]

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, ... [SocialTimes.com]

MyTime Could Shake Up Local Search With On-site Appointment Booking - Posted March 4, 2013
Ethan Anderson is a successful alumnus of Jason Calacanis's influential Launch conference. He launched Redbeacon in 2009 to disrupt the yellow pages, Anderson says, but Redbeacon could also be described as an early competitor of TaskRabbit: It connected professionals who provide in-home services with individuals looking for a builders, plumbers, etc.... [SocialTimes.com]

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]

Social Discovery App Sonar Scores Funding From Bing Fund - Posted February 28, 2013
The social discovery app Sonar has received funding from Bing Fund, Sonar and Microsoft said today. The announcement comes a year after social discovery apps were the hot new trend at South by Southwest 2012. (The 2013 event starts next week, and SocialTimes w... [SocialTimes.com]

Updated Yelp App Shows Users Where Friends Are Checked In - Posted February 27, 2013
Yelp released an update to its iOS app today that shows users which friends are checked in to businesses in the local search results page. The change echoes one recently made by Foursquare, with both app... [SocialTimes.com]

Event Etiquette: When Should I Tweet? - Posted February 27, 2013
To tweet or not to tweet? That is the question. We live in a social world and often times that means it's not only okay to tweet at events, it's encouraged. But with all the meetups, conferences, mixers, and more, how do you determine when it's good to tweet and... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Google+ Social Sign-In | Facebook Gifts - Posted February 27, 2013
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Foursquare's Expanded Offers May Pave Path to Viable Revenue Model - Posted February 26, 2013
Foursquare is expanded the offers program it debuted with American Express in June 2011 to all major credit cards, the company said ... [SocialTimes.com]

Foursquare Opens Up Explore Resources for Non-Members - Posted February 22, 2013
Foursquare has added a link button to its Web service that allows members to share a link to venue pages with... [SocialTimes.com]

Foursquare Update Shows Map of Friends Checked in Nearby - Posted February 12, 2013
Foursquare released an update to its Android app today with a home page that... [SocialTimes.com]

Foursquare Lets Users Share Mobile Venue Pages With Non-Members - Posted February 11, 2013
Foursquare has unveiled a "share" button on its venue pages that allow users of the location-based social network to share its content with mobile users who don't have the Foursquare app installed. "We've redesigned the... [SocialTimes.com]

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

Foursquare Rolls Out Cultural Events Content - Posted February 6, 2013
Foursquare today began allowing users to see nearby cultural events, such as author appearances and plays, in addition to nearby business venues. The content stems from the partnership with urban weekly newspaper publisher ... [SocialTimes.com]

BET Partners with Foursquare for Black History Month - Posted February 4, 2013
In celebration of Black History Month, cable network BET has connected with Foursquare to map 100 places of historical significance in African-American history. All year long, visitors can check into landmarks like the Martin Luther King, Jr. Me... [SocialTimes.com]

Could BlackBerry Make a Comeback? - Posted January 31, 2013
After an event yesterday at which the long-troubled Canadian mobile-phone maker Research in Motion renamed itself simply BlackBerry, some tech industry watchers are saying the company could make a comeback. If it does, it would be a feat rivaled only by a Marissa Mayer-led Yaho... [SocialTimes.com]

Foursquare Product Manager Christen Duong Leaves for Flipboard - Posted January 31, 2013
After two years at Foursquare, product manager Christen Duong has announced that she'll be leaving the company (and New York City) to work at Flipboard in San Francisco. During her brief tenure, Duong worked on improvements to Foursquare's mobile offerings i... [SocialTimes.com]

Foursquare Launches Stand-Alone App for Businesses - Posted January 29, 2013
Foursquare launched its second stand-alone mobile app today, bringing its desktop Web business venue management tools to mobile for small business owners. The company launched its first mobile app in 2009. The Foursquare for Business app, which is available for Android and iPhone, allows business managers to create updates that are pushed out... [SocialTimes.com]

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]

Quora Users Debate Facebook Search's Impact on Search and Recommendation Services - Posted January 22, 2013
As social search and recommendations company share prices fell due to concerns that ... [SocialTimes.com]

Foursquare to Syndicate Content from Publisher of Village Voice - Posted January 22, 2013
Foursquare has partnered with Voice Media Group, the publishers of alternative newspapers like the Village Voice and LA Weekly, to power its listings for local theaters, bars, and res... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Follow the Inauguration | Panoramic Tumblr - Posted January 21, 2013
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Social Media Newsfeed: Bing-Facebook Integration | Foursquare Map - Posted January 18, 2013
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Foursquare, in Bid for Relevance, Shows Off 500 Million Check-ins - Posted January 17, 2013
Foursquare published a map displaying its last 500 million check-ins, which it says it amassed over the last three months. With the world map, the company is making a not-so-veiled claim for relevance in the wake of a critical report released earlier this mo... [SocialTimes.com]

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 ... [PRNewser]

Social Media Newsfeed: Sammy Sosa on Pinterest | Wikivoyage Nears - Posted January 11, 2013
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Foursquare Updates Check-In Pages for Mobile Users - Posted January 10, 2013
Foursquare today launched updated check-in Web pages for mobile users that include all the information about a particular check-in that the user has shared on Twitter or Facebook. The pages show the address of the venue, any photos accompanying ... [SocialTimes.com]

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]

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 to a... [SocialTimes.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... [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]

Social Media Newsfeed: Foursquare Privacy | 'Tumblr' Tops 'Blog' - Posted January 3, 2013
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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]

Game On! Foursquare Hackathon Returns this Weekend - Posted January 2, 2013
Hurricane Sandy did more to New Yorkers than rattle their windows and flood their basements: the team at Foursquare had to postpone the hackathon they had planned for November. The event has since been rescheduled for Saturday, January 5 at Foursquare headquarters in both New York and San Francisco. According to... [SocialTimes.com]

Will Foursquare Dodge User Backlash As It Changes Privacy Policies? - Posted January 2, 2013
Foursquare announced plans over the holiday weekend to change its privacy policies effective at the end of the month, which, while unlikely to cause the kind of brouhaha that Instagram's proposed changes did, may not take effect without contro... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Tablet Reading Up | Mars Curiosity Badge - Posted December 28, 2012
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Foursquare Unlocks the Mars Curiosity Explorer Badge - Posted December 27, 2012
It doesn't get much cooler than checking into space. Starting today, even non-astronaut... [SocialTimes.com]

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

Social Media Newsfeed: Tweet Downloads | Web Ads for Minors - Posted December 20, 2012
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Foursquare Recommends, With a Little Help From Your Facebook Friends - Posted December 19, 2012
Foursquare unrolled deeper Facebook integration today by highlighting venues users' Facebook friends have engaged with on Foursquare. Foursquare will use public activi... [SocialTimes.com]

Silicon Valley Leaders Push Gun Control in Full-Page New York Times Ad - Posted December 19, 2012
A full-page ad for the Demand a Plan initiative pushing gun control that appeared in the New York Times this morning featured signatures from a who's-who list of tech luminaries and others. Demand a Plan stems from Mayors Against Illegal Guns. The campaign is hosting an online petition, which boasts 750,000 signatures.... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Instagram Privacy | Apple-Foursquare Talks? - Posted December 19, 2012
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Apple Considers Local Data Deal With Foursquare - Posted December 18, 2012
Apple is in talks with Foursquare about using its local data to improve its maps application, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal. The c... [SocialTimes.com]

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 ... [PRNewser]

Foursquare Rolls Out Smarter Venue Pages in Android Update - Posted December 12, 2012
Foursquare released an Android update today that serves up different versions of a venue's landing page depending on how the u... [SocialTimes.com]

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]

Instagram Delivers New Filter and Foursquare Integration in App Update - Posted December 10, 2012
Instagram pushed out updates for its iOS and Android apps today, integrating with Foursquare, improving the camera and adding a black-and-white filter. The Facebook subsidiary, which caused a dust-up when it dis-integrated its photos from ... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Spotify Updates | Foursquare Events - Posted December 7, 2012
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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]

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... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Network Usage Continues to Grow, But Facebook Draws Fewer Visitors - Posted December 3, 2012
[caption id="attachment_112265" align="alignleft" width="300"] venimo / Shutterstock.com[/caption]Time spent on social networks nearly doubled on tablets over the past year and time spent overall also grew, but Facebook drew 4 percent fewer unique visitors, according to a ... [SocialTimes.com]

Original Foursquare Designer Leaves Company - Posted November 29, 2012
Mari Sheibley, the first designer to work with Dennis Crowley and Naveen Selvadurai on a project that would become Foursquare, said today that she is leaving the company "to tackle new problems and help other entrepreneurs bring their vision to life." Sheibley's first work, in 2008, looked like this: ... [SocialTimes.com]

Foursquare Asks Desktop Users to Vote on Best Venue Photos - Posted November 28, 2012
Foursquare has begun prompting desktop users to select which photos of a venue are most helpful. Displayed under the map on venue landing pages are a number of photos, with the invitation to "Click a photo to help us show people on Foursquare the best photos." Some photos of a venue... [SocialTimes.com]

Spotted: Foursquare Notifying Users of Recently Opened Businesses Nearby - Posted November 27, 2012
[caption id="attachment_106397" align="alignleft" width="300"] Annette Shaff, Shutterstock.com[/caption]Foursquare is now alerting users when there are trending newly opened businesses nearby, according... [SocialTimes.com]

Niche Social Networks Reinvent Cyber Monday 2.0 - Posted November 26, 2012
Facebook and Twitter might be the ruling social networks for sharing Cyber Monday deals, but niche sites like Pinterest, Reddit, and Foursquare are climbing into the social deal space in ways that are comfortingly familiar. Pinterest According the the Adobe Digital Index, Pinterest will show the most growth in referrals year-over-year. How does... [SocialTimes.com]

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]

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,... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Black Friday Tech | Pinterest Calendar - Posted November 21, 2012
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Foursquare Pushes Further Into Local Commerce With Update, Business Guide - Posted November 20, 2012
Foursquare bulked up the guide for small businesses it offers on its website last night, and in an update to its iPhone app today, will now allow users looking of nearby businesses to identify "Recently Opened" venues. The "Recently Opened" filter under the under the ... [SocialTimes.com]

Cute: Foursquare Shows Off Baby Pictures of its User Interface - Posted November 16, 2012
In tribute to the Foursquare check-ins of yore, the company has released some killer screenshots of the first-ever prototype of its mobile app from four years ago, complete with old-timey badges. Here's what the app looked like in 2008: We're loving the Olympics... [SocialTimes.com]

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

How to Tag Unsuspecting Facebook Friends on Foursquare - Posted November 7, 2012
When you're taking a headcount at your next get-together, don't forget to include your Facebook friends who aren't on Foursquare. Today, the check-in service announced a new feature of Monday's iOS ... [SocialTimes.com]

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... [PRNewser]

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]

Hurricane Sandy Blows Over | The Stylus Returns [Podcast] - Posted November 6, 2012
On today's social media edition of the Morning Media Menu, GalleyCat editor Jason Boog and I talked about social media's role in spreading news during Hurricane Sandy and explored a new app for conv... [SocialTimes.com]

Watch Foursquare's Cool Visualization of Superstorm Sandy's Effect on Check-Ins - Posted November 6, 2012
Superstorm Sandy checked into New York City early last week and it looks like she became the Mayor of lower Manhattan. Following up on Foursquare's visualization of the site's activity before and after the storm, the team has created a video time lapse to show how the weather affected check-ins. To show... [SocialTimes.com]

Foursquare to Rate Businesses on a Scale of 1 to 10 - Posted November 5, 2012
Foursquare is getting rid of the star ratings system that powers review sites like Yelp, Netflix, and Google Places. Now when users hit the "Explore" tab on Foursquare, they'll see a score between 1 and 10. Explained the Foursquare staff in a ... [SocialTimes.com]

Uber Offers Chicago Voters a Lift to the Polls - Posted November 2, 2012
Uber has offered Chicago users a free taxi ride to the polls on election day, so long as the fare doesn't exceed $20.12. (Get it?) The company is partnering with Rock the Vote to offer the deal. It joins other apps and social networks, su... [SocialTimes.com]

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 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 ... [SocialTimes.com]

BlackBerry Users First to Get Access to Foursquare Search Without Sign-up - Posted November 1, 2012
Foursquare brought a new feature to its BlackBerry app today that is likely to spread to other mobile operating systems: local search, no log-in or user ID needed. Why ... [SocialTimes.com]

Yelp Update Makes It Easier to Connect to Friends on iOS - Posted October 30, 2012
Yelp launched an update to its mobile apps today, and the iOS update features a "rebuilt" homepage notification bar designed to make it easier for users to respond to friend requests, approve other users' compliments and view their own previous likes and comments. The home page menu now includ... [SocialTimes.com]

Foursquare Launches Halloween Badges - Posted October 26, 2012
Foursquare launched on Friday badges that users earn by making holiday-related check-ins. Users who include "Happy Halloween" in the text of a check-in will get a pumpkin badge. The location-based social network ... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Horses and Bayonets | Facebook Earnings | Twitter Tests - Posted October 23, 2012
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Social Media Newsfeed: Twitter Glitch | Foursquare Search | Etsy Accusations - Posted October 16, 2012
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Social Media Newsfeed: VP Debate | Tumblr Photoset | Facebook Interns - Posted October 12, 2012
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Foursquare Makes Web 'Explore' Tab More Like Mobile App's - Posted October 9, 2012
Foursquare launched on Tuesday a redesign of its Explore tab on the Web, in an ongoing effort to beef up the service's utility as a social ratings and local search platform. The redesign also brought the desktop experience more into line with that of Foursquare's latest iOS app. Specifically, the redesign... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Presidential Debate | Promoted Posts | Est e Lauder - Posted October 4, 2012
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Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Image | Twitter Discover Tab | Tumblr Outage - Posted October 1, 2012
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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 ... [PRNewser]

Social Media Newsfeed: New Nooks | Facebook Purge | Twitter Feed Insert - Posted September 27, 2012
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Social Media Newsfeed: Google Arrest Order | Facebook SDK | Twitter Contacts - Posted September 26, 2012
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Every Step You Take, Foursquare Will Be Watching You - Posted September 25, 2012
Foursquare has just announced a new setting that gives users instant updates on their closest friends. Good for tracking trips to the airport and other "glacier-climbing, fermented-shark eating adventures," foursquare's "Always On" setting can keep your friends close even when all your other check-in notifications are turned off. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Twitter Changes | Facebook Ruling | iPhone 5 - Posted September 18, 2012
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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]

Social Media Newsfeed: Medium Launch | Klout Revamp | Facebook Data Center - Posted August 15, 2012
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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]

Social Media Newsfeed: Google Fined $22.5M | Facebook Ads | Foursquare Nearby Friends - Posted August 10, 2012
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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]

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 ... [SocialTimes.com]

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]

Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Results | Twitter Outage | Olympics YouTube Leak - Posted July 27, 2012
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Social Media Newsfeed: Mountain Lion | Facebook Resignation | Foursquare Ads - Posted July 25, 2012
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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]

Social Media Newsfeed: iPad Prototype | Facebook Grilled | YouTube Blurring - Posted July 19, 2012
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Foursquare Reaches 1 Million Claimed Business Listings, Launches Local Updates - Posted July 18, 2012
With one million business owners who have claimed their listings on Foursquare, the location-based social network has found a new way for merchants to reach out to their most loyal customers. Foursquare has started rolling out Local Updates: a digital version of the classic sidewalk chalkboard. ... [SocialTimes.com]

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]

Social Media Newsfeed: New Twitter Apps | NBC-Facebook Partnership | Dropbox Ups Storage - Posted July 11, 2012
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Social Media Newsfeed: RIM's Sinking Ship | Chrome on iOS | Tumblr Pinned Posts - Posted June 29, 2012
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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]

Court: Failing Student Over Facebook Post OK | LinkedIn Sued for $5M | Tumblr Releases New iOS App - Posted June 21, 2012
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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... [PRNewser]

Apple Announces Facebook Integration | Twitter Opens New Headquarters in Style | Americans Skeptical of Social Media - Posted June 12, 2012
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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]

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... [SocialTimes.com]

Foursquare Takes on Google+ Local with a New Mobile App - Posted June 7, 2012
Foursquare is slowly, but surely checking out of the check-in business. On June 7 the company launched a new version of its app that lets you explore your neighborhood, see who's nearby, and get recommendations. Foursquare finds you and your friends on the map. As soon as you log in, you'll see... [SocialTimes.com]

Instapaper Surprisingly Available for Android | Foursquare Redesign to Launch Thursday | Square Doubles Retail Presence - Posted June 5, 2012
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IPO Sinks Facebook In Customer Loyalty Study - Posted June 1, 2012
The list of casualties of Facebook's staggering ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Apparently Hacked | Flipboard for Android Coming | Skype-Windows 8 Integration - Posted June 1, 2012
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Facebook's Big Day | Twitter Improves Follow Recommendations | Report: Larger iPhone Coming - Posted May 18, 2012
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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]

Facebook IPO Video | FBI Social Surveillance | Supermoon Goes Viral - Posted May 7, 2012
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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... [AgencySpy]

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... [PRNewser]

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: ... [SocialTimes.com]

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 Offers Fast-Track Verification to Businesses - Posted May 2, 2012
There's a new purportedly low-fat frozen yogurt place in our neighborhood, and it's got the buzz that you can only get in a smaller town. Everyone from the most skeptical connoisseurs to the high school girls are chasing this new frozen yogurt, and what better way to show off that... [SocialTimes.com]

Path Gets More Funding | Foursquare's Holiday | Klout Dating - Posted April 17, 2012
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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]

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... [SocialTimes.com]

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]

Facebook Search | From Reddit to Wedding | TweetDeck Back to Normal - Posted April 2, 2012
Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. Welcome to the Morning Social Media Newsfeed! Here, we... [SocialTimes.com]

The New Restaurant Critic Is You [Infographic] - Posted March 29, 2012
There was a time when a foodie had only the local newspaper restaurant reviews as an aide to navigating himself towards the nearest quality eaterie. Along came the web, and search, and finally social, and now the world of dining on recommendation has been completely transformed. It's not difficult... [SocialTimes.com]

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, ... [PRNewser]

TIME and Foursquare Partner for 2012 Political Conventions - Posted March 5, 2012
If you are at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, FL on August 27-30 or the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, NC from September 3-5, don't forget to check in on Foursquare... [SocialTimes.com]

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

Google+ Threatens Foursquare with New Check-In Leaderboard - Posted February 22, 2012
One of the first things that people usually ask Foursquare users is 'why do you care?' In fact, this is what people usually ask people that play FarmVille or CityVille, or even Tweet. We live in a digital world where people usually have to eat their own snap judgments... [SocialTimes.com]

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... [PRNewser]

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... [PRNewser]

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... [PRNewser]

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... [PRNewser]

New Little Printer Prints Receipt-sized Daily Newspaper - Posted December 1, 2011
A bold new product is arriving from BERG that plans to redesign personalized publishing, by printing news from Facebook, Foursquare and The Guardian. The Little Printer is an ideal social media interface edited by you. According to CEO Matt Webb, the new product lives up to its name. It is a... [SocialTimes.com]

Mayor of Tampa Using Foursquare... to Become Mayor Again - Posted December 1, 2011
Mayor Bob Buckhorn of Tampa might earn the title of "mayor" through Foursquare. Foursquare has always had a political bent -- it offers users the chance to achieve the title of "mayor" by visiting a place repe... [SocialTimes.com]

"Save to foursquare" Button Sends Place & Location Info From the Web to Your Phone - Posted December 1, 2011
Part of the trick to managing an enormous amount of information is getting the data moved from screen to screen (from notebook to phone or tablet and vice versa). If you see a "Save to foursquare" button, you can now save information about the place to your Foursquare account. If the... [SocialTimes.com]

Foursquare Provided NFC Powered Tap to Check-in Feature at Nokia World - Posted November 28, 2011
Nokia's Near field Connectivity Blog provided interesting, if somewhat dated, information in a recent post. It lets us know that Nokia and Foursquare enabled NFC (Near Field Communications) check-in at Nokia World which took place in London a month ago (October 26-27). ... [SocialTimes.com]

SoundTracking Receives $4.75M in Financing - Posted November 16, 2011
SoundTracking is becoming more and more popular and, of course, that means that it's becoming more and more attractive to investors -- to the point that it has just received some $4.75 million in venture capital. The investment came to SoundTracking by way of Accel Partners, SoftBan... [SocialTimes.com]

Quora for iPhone App Can Show Q&A About Things Near You - Posted November 11, 2011
Quora is a popular community-organized Q&A website. But, did you know there Quora also has an iPhone app with an interesting feature tweak? The free Quora iPhone app lets you ask questions, contribute answers and browse topics as you can on Quora's desktop website. And, the tweak? Quora for iPhone has... [SocialTimes.com]

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]

Foursquare Relaunches 'Add to Foursquare' as 'Save to Foursquare' - Posted October 31, 2011
Foursquare attempted to launch an "Add to Foursquare" button for web publishers that enabled users to save venues on their foursquare to-do list. But, the feature did not last because the publishers had a difficult time embedding the button. So, foursquare shelved the service after a few months. The location-based platform... [SocialTimes.com]

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

Featured Travel Products from Last Month's Foursquare Hackathon - Posted October 20, 2011
Foursquare sponsored a worldwide hackathon last month with cash prizes to encourage developers to build using its API (application programming interface). More than 500 developers participated in the day-long hackathon. Foursquare highlights two of the tools that resulted from the hackathon. One was the hackatho... [SocialTimes.com]

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]

Foursquare and ESPN Playing on the Same Team - Posted October 6, 2011
Back in the middle of August ESPN announced an agreement to supply sports venue data on foursquare's newly launched events platform. The agreements enhanced the check-in experience at sporting events with game time, teams, venue, location information and more. With the new feature, fans not only have been able to share... [SocialTimes.com]

Foursquare Makes it to a Billion Check-ins - Posted September 22, 2011
The social networking service known as foursquare, which launched in 2009, announced this week that it hit a whole new place value with its check-ins - billions. foursquare said in its blog post that it had hit a billion check-ins... [SocialTimes.com]

Foursquare Adds Privacy Option with Home Address - Posted September 21, 2011
Even though it is not official yet, with a formal announcement later this week, Foursquare will be introducing a new privacy option to help prevent users from unknowingly share home addresses with complete strangers. About Foursquare was first to report the new update for the ... [SocialTimes.com]

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... [PRNewser]

Foursquaropoloy Turns Your City Into A Giant Monopoly Board - Posted September 8, 2011
Monopoly fans rejoice! A new gaming app turns your city into a giant Monopoly board. Foursquaropoloy uses Foursquare to make you the game piece and your city the board! How does Foursquaropoly work? Everyone starts with $100,000 in their bank account that th... [SocialTimes.com]

foursquare Asks Users for 'I Just Checked In' Videos, Photos - Posted September 8, 2011
foursquare thinks its users ought to be in pictures -- moving pictures, that is. The location-based mobile app has put out the call for users to upload videos of their favorite check-ins, with the best to appear in a foursquare "... [SocialTimes.com]

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... [PRNewser]

President Obama (actually The Whitehouse) is on Foursquare - Posted August 15, 2011
[caption id="attachment_74244" align="alignnone" width="520" caption="Image courtesy of The Whitehouse"][/caption] Many people aspire to be the Mayor of places they check-in to on Foursquare. There's one new user, however, for who that would be a demotion. President Obama... [SocialTimes.com]

Foursquare for Android Gets a New Look & Improved Navigation - Posted August 11, 2011
Attention Android users, Foursquare updated its Android app this week. Android gets a new fresh new look for the summer! Here's what's new: - Improved app navigation - Check-in button always a... [SocialTimes.com]

Check In with foursquare and Check Out a Redbox Discount - Posted August 11, 2011
Check in at a kiosk, and walk away with a discount: Redbox, which rents DVDs, Blu-ray discs, and video games from kiosks in more than 27,800 locations across the country, is running a discount promotion with location-based mobile app ... [SocialTimes.com]

foursquare, BBM Now Integrated - Posted August 11, 2011
When foursquare released foursquare 3.0 for BlackBerry in July, the location-based mobile app closed out the ... [SocialTimes.com]

Check-in to Foursquare or Facebook at DFW & Get Special Offers at Airport Concessions - Posted August 9, 2011
I remember paying $11 for eggs, toast and a small orange juice at an airport years ago. I was as surprised that no meat (bacon or sausage) was included in the package as I was by the price. Well, actually, anyone who has bought food in an airport knows that the... [SocialTimes.com]

Check In to Help foursquare Help Education - Posted August 2, 2011
DonorsChoose.org recently hosted a Hacking Education Showcase to help solicit donations for classroom projects via foursquare check-ins. The resulting hacks all used the location-based mobile app's ... [SocialTimes.com]

foursquare Tweaking Brand Pages with an Eye Toward Monetization - Posted August 1, 2011
foursquare is looking to ramp up the use of its brand pages, ramping up some cash flow for itself in the process. AdAge r... [SocialTimes.com]

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... [PRNewser]

BIG MONEY: Social Media and Consumer Web Dominate SecondMarket Action - Posted July 27, 2011
Where is all the money going? Well, it's easy to find out on SecondMarket these days. The New York-based marketplace for private company stock has just released its second-quarter/first-half results. To check out the infographics from the SecondMarket report, take a look at the slideshow immediately below. Then, dig deeper into... [SocialTimes.com]

New Application Lets Users Get Karma Points for Recommending Services - Posted July 21, 2011
"Our free app was created to give users an easy way to express their opinion about nearly anything they encounter in daily life," says Alexander Galkin, founder of Bubbalon, "giving our users fun rewards and allowing them to follow other users, among many other new enhancements. Our integration with several location... [SocialTimes.com]

It's BlackBerry's Turn for New foursquare App - Posted July 19, 2011
foursquare continues to roll out updates on all platforms, following up its addition of notifications to its Android app earlier this month and its ... [SocialTimes.com]

Show Us Your Google News Badges - Posted July 18, 2011
Web surfers can earn badges for checking in at various locations, as well as for their entertainment selections. Add reading the news to that list, thanks to Google News. The search-engine giant debuted badges for the U.S. edition of Googl... [SocialTimes.com]

Pinch of foursquare Added to Klout Recipe - Posted July 13, 2011
Add foursquare to the list of social networking sites that factor into the Klout scoring system, as the location-based mobile app joined Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, the latter ... [SocialTimes.com]

Pepsi Using Foursquare on Worldwide Social Media Campaign - Posted July 13, 2011
Pepsi is using a Foursquare badge on a worldwide campaign as a very important part of the company's "Summer Time is Pepsi Time" social media and TV campaign. According to Marketing Daily, the Foursqu... [SocialTimes.com]

foursquare Means Businesses ... More than 500,000 of Them - Posted July 7, 2011
Milestones keep checking in to foursquare, as the location-based mobile app followed up last month's news that it had... [SocialTimes.com]

Foursquare Tweaks Its Platform with "Notification Tray" - Posted July 7, 2011
Foursquare maintains its presence in the social network by tweaking its platform with a new addition. A very cool looking and useful notification system that lifts users "beyond the check-in." Ironically, the new addition is only available for Android and web users first. The New York-based c... [SocialTimes.com]

foursquare Booming in Brazil - Posted July 6, 2011
foursquare created a Brazil-centric website in response to its accelerating user base in the country, co-founder and CEO ... [SocialTimes.com]

Foursquare Launches Notifications On Android - Posted July 5, 2011
Foursquare has been eagerly working to have users see it for more than just a check-in app, and today they made another step in that direction by introducing Notifications. The notifications provide updates about ... [SocialTimes.com]

foursquare, Microsoft Combine Efforts on Windows Phone 7 App - Posted July 5, 2011
foursquare teamed up with Microsoft to develop a thoroughly revamped version of foursquare for Windows Phone 7, developed entirely on the location-based mobile app's open API. ... [SocialTimes.com]

WorldOfFourCraft: When Foursquare Meets Google Maps & the Game of Risk - Posted June 30, 2011
What happens when you mashup Foursquare on a smartphone, Google Maps and the basics of the old territory control board game Risk? Why you get WorldOfFourCraft, of course. Clever Foursquare Hack Turns New York City Into a Giant Game of Risk (Mashable) Players... [SocialTimes.com]

$50M in Capital Checks Into foursquare - Posted June 27, 2011
The number 10 million was notable for foursquare earlier this month, as the location-based mobile app reached the 10 mi... [SocialTimes.com]

Check-In Button More Prominent in foursquare v3.2 for iPhone - Posted June 22, 2011
Checking in on foursquare just got a little easier for iPhone users with the release of version 3.2 of the location-based mobile app. A new check-in button, placed in the center of the bottom toolbar, was the highlight of the new features in version 3.2, and foursquare also introduced an ... [SocialTimes.com]

foursquare Tops 10M User Mark - Posted June 21, 2011
foursquare commemorated its march past the 10 million-user mark with an infographic revealing some of the numberss and facts turned up by the location-based mobile app since it... [SocialTimes.com]

foursquare Doesn't Mind If You Just Look Around - Posted June 20, 2011
So far in 2011, foursquare is adding users at the pace of roughly 1 million every six weeks, but co-founder and CEO Dennis Crowley is working toward picking up that pace. Speaking at the 140 Characters Conference at the ... [SocialTimes.com]

LinkedIn, Netflix, Foursquare and Square Apps Are An Identity Thief's Dream Come True - Posted June 17, 2011
Mobile apps for LinkedIn, Netflix, Foursquare and Square have been found to significantly lack in security precautions according to an evaluation conducted by ViaForensics. The evaluation revealed that apps for the... [SocialTimes.com]

New Media Index: Twitter Users Focus on Small Businesses Using foursquare - Posted June 10, 2011
The use of location-based mobile app foursquare by small businesses was the topic of the most news links shared via Twitter during the week of May 30-June 3, according to the Pew Research Center's Project for Excellence in Journalism's ... [SocialTimes.com]

Facebook Boosts Voting for Spike TV's Guys Choice - Posted June 10, 2011
Voting for the winners of Guys Choice, which debuts Friday at 9 p.m. on Spike TV, was up 115 percent compared with last year, and the cable network credit... [SocialTimes.com]

Sonar iPhone App Unveils Mysteries of foursquare Connections - Posted June 9, 2011
New iPhone app Sonar makes use of the foursquare application-program interface to tie in check-ins with users' Facebook and Twitter connections, so users can determine if they are linked to other users at the same location or event. foursquare platform evangelist Akshay Patil... [SocialTimes.com]

foursquare Lets the Fingers Do the Checking-In in Canada - Posted June 7, 2011
Checking in to foursquare in Canada will result in more accurate and authentic data following the announcement of a partnership between the location-based mobile app and Yellow Page... [SocialTimes.com]

India's SMS Gupshup Wants to be World's Biggest Mobile Social Network - Posted June 2, 2011
An Indian group-texting service called SMS GupShup wants to become the world's biggest mobile social network. And, they want to take on Facebook and Foursquare. SMS GupShup has a good reason to want to be the biggest. The company already has 45 million users in India and is on a $10 million... [SocialTimes.com]

INQ's Facebook Phone Expanding To Include Foursquare - Posted May 23, 2011
We first heard about the INQ Cloud Touch smartphone, which is tightly integrated with Facebook, back last February. Our Readers in the United Kingdom are able to buy it now from The Carphone Warehouse. Today ... [SocialTimes.com]

Foursquare and Google Test NFC Check-Ins At Google I/O - Posted May 11, 2011
Foursquare and Google have partnered up to test location-based, mobile check-ins. The test commenced at the Moscone Center, San Francisco convention center of Google I/O, the search giant's big annual developer conference taking place this week in San Francisco (May 10 - 11). Owners of smartphones equipped with near-field communication (NFC) technology,... [SocialTimes.com]

DontEat.at Warns foursquare Users of NYC Restaurants' Health Code Violations - Posted April 29, 2011
Saved from food poisoning by foursquare? It's possible thanks to DontEat.at, a text-messaging service that uses the location-based mobile app's application-programming interface and health code records from the City of New York. Created by ... [SocialTimes.com]

Learn from This: Virgin America's Terminal 2 Takeover - Posted April 29, 2011
Virgin America launched four years ago at the cusp of viable social media marketing. The airline appreciates that social media is not an overlay; it's at the core of the company's culture. I've p... [SocialTimes.com]

Foursquare Co-Founder Talks About Needed Improvements - Posted April 22, 2011
Foursquare co-founder and CEO Dennis Crowley spoke at Girls in Tech event in San Francisco. There he talked about Foursquare's improvements in the coming months. He even promised to make the app go faster. Crowley c... [SocialTimes.com]

Foursquare is Now Splashing Color With New Photos Feature - Posted April 20, 2011
Foursquare users can now record their memories of an event and sample their friends' memories, too. The new social media photo feature for Foursquare helps save and share photos of events from various users who checked in, and then the photos can be viewed on the check-in detail page. Foursquare blog by... [SocialTimes.com]

Foursquare Adds Photos: 'Color'ful Feature or Privacy Concern? - Posted April 20, 2011
When popular check-in service Foursquare announced this week it would add an easy photo-sharing function, users could be forgiven for seeing shades of 'Color' flash before their eyes, and wondering if, perhaps, their favorite site had just gone there too. Did it? ... [SocialTimes.com]

Two-Thirds of the U.S. Consumers Download Coupons - Posted April 12, 2011
More than two-thirds of U.S. consumers say they have downloaded a printable coupon from a Web site, according to a new report from marketing research firm Morpace. While printable online coupons have been part of retailers' incentive strategies for a few years,... [SocialTimes.com]

Are You Ready for Foursquare Day? - Posted April 12, 2011
Get ready to party and celebrate with other social media users because Foursquare Day (4 squared = 16, hence 4/16) is coming this weekend on Saturday, April 16, 2011. If you are not familiar with the social networking holiday, it's centered on the use of a location-based smartphone app. Last year... [SocialTimes.com]

GetGlue Integrates Foursquare: Check-In To What You're Watching Where You're Watching - Posted March 30, 2011
This week social entertainment check-in app GetGlue has got some big announcements. They've revamped their iPhone app, as well as the GetGlue website, have opened up their platform to Sports check-ins and have officially integrated Foursquare. Now you can do more than j... [SocialTimes.com]

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 ... [PRNewser]

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... [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 ... [PRNewser]

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... [PRNewser]

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... [PRNewser]

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... [PRNewser]

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
... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

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]

Facebook Cleaning Out New York Companies - Posted November 16, 2010
Facebook's plan to scour New York startups for fresh talent seems to be paying off. Turns out the social network's ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Facebook Cleaning Out New York Companies - Posted November 16, 2010
Facebook's plan to scour New York startups for fresh talent seems to be paying off. Turns out the social network's ... [FishbowlNY]

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

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 ... [PRNewser]

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... [PRNewser]

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 ... [PRNewser]

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

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... [PRNewser]

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... [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... [PRNewser]

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... [PRNewser]

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: ... [PRNewser]

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... [PRNewser]

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]

Study: Half of us Care About Social Network and Geolocation Privacy - But What are we Doing About it? - Posted July 16, 2010
Two separate studies were conducted this week that suggest that social network and geolocation users are torn right down the middle when it comes to issues of privacy. Both studies showed that for about half of the respondents, privacy is their number one concern. However, this has yet to translate... [SocialTimes.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... [PRNewser]

Foursquare Checks In at NYMag - Posted April 7, 2009
Are you on Foursquare yet? The new social networking, with video game appeal, find your friends, service that officially launched last week at the PSFK confere... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Foursquare Checks In at NYMag - Posted April 7, 2009
Are you on Foursquare yet? The new social networking, with video game appeal, find your friends, service that officially launched last week at the PSFK confere... [FishbowlNY]

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