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Foursquare Jumps on the Coupon Bandwagon Foursquare Jumps on the Coupon Bandwagon

Foursquare has a new plan to get money, and it seems like they believe they can do it better than Groupon. That’s right, they are offering local coupon deals. They’re making a move on Groupon’s not-so-stellar profits. User’s must check-in …

Foursquare Launches Check-In History Pages Foursquare Launches Check-In History Pages

Foursquare today launched a brand-new history page feature on its site. The feature lists user’s past check-ins and is fully searchable. In addition, check-ins can be filtered by month or year, by the type of venue, by neighborhood, by city, …

Foursquare Users Can Now Instantly Verify Businesses Foursquare Users Can Now Instantly Verify Businesses

Geolocation platform foursquare offers its merchant users all sorts of perks, and now businesses can instantly verify themselves for a flat $10 fee. The snail mail process of verification can sometimes take up to a month, and now merchants can …

Highlight CEO: We Have the Potential to Be the Next Twitter, Foursquare Highlight CEO: We Have the Potential to Be the Next Twitter, Foursquare
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Ambient social networking is taking the world by storm as startups such as Highlight are beginning to resonate with people. In case “ambient social networking” is new to you, it is a location phenomenon that runs silently in the background …

T-Mobile Introduces FamilyWhere Check-In T-Mobile Introduces FamilyWhere Check-In
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T-Mobile has just unveiled its FamilyWhere Check-In app, a free feature of the FamilyWhere service. The FamilyWhere service is exclusive to T-Mobile customers, and can be downloaded from the Android Market. According to Comscore, last March over 16 million U.S. …

Foursquare Wants To Be More Social Foursquare Wants To Be More Social

Is checking in and vying for control of your favorite locations losing its luster? Do you want more out of your Foursquare experience, other becoming a mayor? How about connecting with friends and business in a way that goes above …

GetGlue: Foursquare for Entertainment Nuts
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If someone were to ask you to name the trendy social services right now, more than likely they’d say Facebook, Twitter and Foursquare… as those seem to be the “big 3”. They’re interchangeable – as some would select GoWalla over Foursquare and MySpace over Facebook, it’s subjective. Fairly soon you might start hearing another service joining the ranks of the social elite, GetGlue.

Privacy and Security Still Obstacles for Check-In Services

uTest has released the results from a check-in services "Bug Battle" competition, in which over 300 users from about 40 countries reported bugs in popular check-in services Fousquare, Gowalla, and Brightkite. A total of 870 bugs were reported – technical, functional, and GUI bugs in the web and mobile apps of these three services.

Foursquare Being Used In Unique Ways For Social Awareness

Love to see non-profit organizations like Earthjustice embracing social technologies.  Each time someone “checks in” at an Earthjustice poster in the San Francisco BART stations, one of Earthjustice’s donors will give $10 to support their cause. The ads, featuring images of Lake Tahoe, oil rig platforms, and the little furry endangered pika, can be found throughout the BART stations coming this summer.

Yelp Adds ‘Check-Ins’ To Reviews

The review site Yelp has been interesting to watch over time. It gets a lot of interest from different businesses like Google who was interested buying it. Then it gets more investment from VC’s when those deals don’t pan out.