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Foursquare Takes Another Step “Beyond the Check-in” Foursquare Takes Another Step “Beyond the Check-in”

Last month, Foursquare launched a brand new homepage that they said “reinvents local search.” Possible hyperbole aside, the new Foursquare.com opened up the service to everyone – regardless of whether you are a member of the Foursquare community. Foursquare currently …

Foursquare CEO Shares Hurricane Sandy Adventures Foursquare CEO Shares Hurricane Sandy Adventures

New York-based Foursquare has had to temporarily move its operations thanks to Hurricane Sandy. CEO Dennis Crowley has been sharing frequent tweets about his Frankenstorm adventure: Follow @dens Dennis Crowley @dens IT’S STARTING. I’ve never seen wind like this. Just …

Foursquare Adds to Its Connected Apps Offerings Foursquare Adds to Its Connected Apps Offerings

If you haven’t tried connecting third-party apps to your Foursquare account, you’re doing Foursquare wrong. Sure, Foursquare offers plenty of information on the locations at which you check-in, but having the right connected apps can help you make the best …

Foursquare “Reinvents Local Search” with New Homepage Foursquare “Reinvents Local Search” with New Homepage
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Earlier, we told you that Foursquare was planning a new homepage that would put the focus on search and open up their personalized recommendations to everyone – even if they aren’t a member of the Foursquare community. And now, the …

Foursquare to Launch New Search-Oriented Homepage Foursquare to Launch New Search-Oriented Homepage

We say it a lot whenever we’re talking about Foursquare – but the company that started as a simple gamified check-in app has been consistently “moving beyond the check-in” as of late. They recently launched a massive redesign of their …

Prepare for More Targeted Ads on Foursquare Prepare for More Targeted Ads on Foursquare

Foursquare is in the process of monetization, albeit early in the process. Back in July, the company launched “Promoted Updates,” which amounted to the first-ever ads on the app. They are pay-per-click ads that pop up as users browse locations …

Foursquare Looks At Red/Blue State Check-Ins Foursquare Looks At Red/Blue State Check-Ins

Can you determine which states are more supportive of gay marriage from analyzing check-ins at gay bars? How about determining which states are the most religious based on check-ins at places of worship? If you think that check-ins can give …

Foursquare Updates Android App to Put Points Back on Check-in Pages Foursquare Updates Android App to Put Points Back on Check-in Pages

Android users are happy this morning as Foursquare has once again updated their app to bring back a once-popular features. This time, Foursquare has put points back on check-in pages. That’s not the only new feature to ship with this …

Bing Talks More About Its New Authors Feature Bing Talks More About Its New Authors Feature
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As previously reported, Bing has launched a new feature that surfaces authors of news articles articles in its social sidebar. Bing did not talk about how to be included in this in its announcement. With Google, you have a specific …

Mars Rover Curiosity is Now Using Foursquare Mars Rover Curiosity is Now Using Foursquare
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NASA today announced that the Mars rover Curiosity has begun using Foursquare to “check in” on Mars. Curiosity checked-in from Gale Crater earlier today, marking the first check-in on another planet. Foursquare users can follow the rover’s progress and see …

Mars Rover Joins Foursquare, Checks-in at Gale Crater Mars Rover Joins Foursquare, Checks-in at Gale Crater

Having checked-in at nearly every place on Earth, it’s about time Foursquare users have moved on to another planet. But in order to do this, the social network needed a brand new member. Luckily, the Mars rover Curiosity has obliged. …

Foursquare App Adds OpenTable Integration for Easy Reservations Foursquare App Adds OpenTable Integration for Easy Reservations

In another move to strengthen the “explore” functionality of their app, Foursquare has added an awesome new integration to the mobile experience. Now, users can make restaurant reservations via OpenTable without ever leaving the Foursquare app. “Now when you’re searching …

Foursquare Suggests That You Check-In to Nearby Locations on the Friend Feed Foursquare Suggests That You Check-In to Nearby Locations on the Friend Feed

Foursquare already made checking-in a whole lot easier with a previous update that put a big map-drop icon at the top right of the app. Now, they’re making check-ins a bit more suggestive by displaying check-in reminders at the top …

Foursquare Updates iOS App with New Search Categories, iPhone 5 Compatibility Foursquare Updates iOS App with New Search Categories, iPhone 5 Compatibility
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Just a few days after touting that they had the “perfect map,” Foursquare has now improved on it and inserted it into a brand new update for their iOS app. According to Foursquare, the new app not only features the …

Foursquare’s Android Update Brings Back “Nearby Friends” Foursquare’s Android Update Brings Back “Nearby Friends”

Today, Foursquare has released an update to its Android app that brings back one popular feature and introduces another. First, “Nearby Friends” view is back. You can now select this view to see only the updates from friends in your …

Foursquare Lets You Keep Tabs on Friends, Even When They’re Far, Far Away Foursquare Lets You Keep Tabs on Friends, Even When They’re Far, Far Away
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Foursquare has just made it easier to keep track of your friends’ check-ins, even if they aren’t nearby. Now, you can stalk keep tabs from a distance with the new “Always on” notification feature “Have friends or family that live …

iOS 6 Maps Got You Down? Foursquare Says They Have “The Perfect Map” iOS 6 Maps Got You Down? Foursquare Says They Have “The Perfect Map”
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Although iOS 6 is overwhelmingly popular (Apple announced 100 million upgrades already), one aspect of Apple’s new mobile operating system is leaving a lot to be desired. Apple ditched Google Maps for their own iOS 6 Maps project, and the …

Steve Wozniak Is Currently in Australia Waiting on an iPhone 5 Steve Wozniak Is Currently in Australia Waiting on an iPhone 5

It’s nice to know that Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak puts his pants one in the morning the same way everyone else does. The Woz can easily have iPhones delivered to his home (and I’m sure he wouldn’t have to deal …

Made in America Festival: Check-in on Foursquare, Snag Some Pretty Sweet Perks Made in America Festival: Check-in on Foursquare, Snag Some Pretty Sweet Perks

Besides the points, badges, and generally satisfying feeling you get for checking-in with Foursquare, merchants have been known to offer perks for customers that use the app. Walk around your town, you’ll probably find a store that gives 10% off …

Foursquare, TIME Highlight the Best Spots at the Conventions Foursquare, TIME Highlight the Best Spots at the Conventions

Foursquare is the latest social app to take on the 2012 Republican and Democratic National Conventions, as they hope to provide real-time check-in information as well as in depth to-do lists for convention-goers. They have partnered with TIME magazine to …

Add Your Foursquare Check-ins to Google Calendar Add Your Foursquare Check-ins to Google Calendar
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If you’re a world traveler, or simply someone who tends to have a few too many drinks while out on the town, it’s hard to remember all the places you’ve been. If you want an easy, hands-free way to log …