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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 …

Facebook Lets You Mention Tag Friends In Messages Within Apps Facebook Lets You Mention Tag Friends In Messages Within Apps
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Facebook announced a new Open Graph feature today, which lets users mention-tag friends in messages within apps. “With this frequently requested feature, companies like foursquare can implement user mentions that work like they do in posts on Facebook,” explains Facebook’s …

Find Out If You Should Stay Until After the Credits with New Foursquare Connected App Find Out If You Should Stay Until After the Credits with New Foursquare Connected App

Well, isn’t this neat. Foursquare has just announced that the After Credits app has been added to their list of Connected Apps. What does that mean for you? Saving time. Sweet, sweet time. If you’re not up to speed on …

Foursquare’s “Nearby Friends” Feature Is Back by Popular Demand Foursquare’s “Nearby Friends” Feature Is Back by Popular Demand

Back in early June, Foursquare unveiled a huge overhaul of their mobile app. They called it “All New Foursquare” (#allnew4sq), and it brought a entirely different look with a redesigned friends feed and Explore tab. And boy did they put …

Latest Patent Troll Sues Foursquare Over GPS Latest Patent Troll Sues Foursquare Over GPS

Patent trolls are the scum of the technology world. Ask anybody and they will tell you the exact same thing. Frivolous lawsuits being brought against small companies in the hopes that they settle. Most of these patents don’t even have …

Foursquare’s New Promoted Updates Amount To The First-Ever Ads On The App Foursquare’s New Promoted Updates Amount To The First-Ever Ads On The App

In the same way that a business can pay to promote one of their tweets to the top of a user’s stream on Twitter, they’ll soon be able to promote their location within Foursquare as well. Check-in king Foursquare has …

Bing Integrates Foursquare Tips Into Social Sidebar Bing Integrates Foursquare Tips Into Social Sidebar
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Back in May, Bing unveiled a pretty significant redesign of their search results pages. The new design, which launched in the U.S. on May 16th, features a three-column format. On the left, you have your traditional search results. In the …

Foursquare Integrates Foodspotting, Other Apps Into Its Core Service Foursquare Integrates Foodspotting, Other Apps Into Its Core Service
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Mobile was a big deal a few years ago. Everybody had to move their apps to mobile and bring the desktop experience to consumers on the go. Now everybody is moving towards a mobile ecosystem where our apps are all …

BlackBerry Users Can Finally Snag The All New Foursquare BlackBerry Users Can Finally Snag The All New Foursquare

Earlier this month, after a week-long teaser period, Foursquare finally unveiled “All New Foursquare” (#allnew4sq) for iOS and Android. Today, they’re announcing that the new version (v.5.0) is now available to download on BlackBerry. Like the iOS and Android apps, …

Bing Tops Google, Ties Yellow Pages for Best Local Search Bing Tops Google, Ties Yellow Pages for Best Local Search
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Bing’s local search tool recently received a 500cc injection of good, wholesome vitamin Yelp to boost the quality of search results for local businesses. The Bing Local “Powered by Yelp” combo looks to go a long way in improving local …

All New Foursquare Arrives With New Look, Better Recommendations All New Foursquare Arrives With New Look, Better Recommendations
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Foursquare has been teasing the “All New 4sq” for over a week, and today iOS and Android users can grab the upgrade. Apparently, Blackberry users will have to wait just a bit longer. Everything is prettier, including a snazzy new …

Foursquare Keeps Teasing “All New” App Set To Launch Thursday Foursquare Keeps Teasing “All New” App Set To Launch Thursday

For over a week now, Foursquare has been teasing us with screenshots from their upcoming update to their mobile app. The company has used Twitter to tweet photos with the hashtag #allnew4sq, hinting that a fairly major upgrade is in …

The Social Media Leaders [Infographic] The Social Media Leaders [Infographic]
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So you think you know everything about social media and networking? Well the truth is, it has been around a lot longer than Facebook, but like a lot of things on the internet, we don’t hear about them until they …

Foursquare / AMEX Deals Jump Across The Pond Foursquare / AMEX Deals Jump Across The Pond

Back in March of 2011, Foursquare partnered up with American Express for a deals program that allowed users to get money back on their purchases by checking-in. After Foursquare users link their accounts to their American Express cards, all they …

UpMyStreet Acquired by Zoopla UpMyStreet Acquired by Zoopla

Zoopla, a UK-based property and house prices website, has just acquired veteran British web domain UpMyStreet, a localized information portal of service listings. Likewise, Zoopla itself is in the process of merging with the Daily Mail’s Digital Processing Group. UpMyStreet …

The Rise of Geosocial-Based Internet Services [Pew Research] The Rise of Geosocial-Based Internet Services [Pew Research]

It seems like everyday there’s another location-based service popping up to offer us an incentive to either broadcast our location of cash in on some exclusive deal. Sites like Foursquare and Gowalla were the focus of Pew Internet Research’s latest …