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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 …

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 Partners with OpenTable Foursquare Partners with OpenTable

The foursquare Blog just announced that its geolocation service has forged a partnership with OpenTable, the online real-time restaurant reservation platform. Essentially, foursquare users can access its Explore recommendation engine to research the restaurants of a specific locality, and then …

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 …

Foursquare Updates Its BlackBerry App, Adds NFC Communication Foursquare Updates Its BlackBerry App, Adds NFC Communication

All you ever hear about these days is iOS this or Android that. What about the good ol’ BlackBerry? I owned one for years and I still miss its amazing keyboard. Well, at least one company hasn’t forgotten the BlackBerry …

4sqDay (Foursquare Day) 2012: Two Billion Check-ins Since The Holiday Began 4sqDay (Foursquare Day) 2012: Two Billion Check-ins Since The Holiday Began
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Today is a Monday, a day after before tax day, and by all accounts nobody’s favorite day of the year. But it’s also a holiday to many social media users: 4sqDay. Or Foursquare Day, if you want to spell it …

Stanley Cup Playoffs Get Their Own Foursquare Badge Stanley Cup Playoffs Get Their Own Foursquare Badge

Things are heating up on the ice, as the NHL’s best are in playoff mode. Yes, hockey fans, the Stanley Cup playoffs have arrived, and Foursquare has a brand new badge to celebrate. It’s simple – all you have to …

What is a Tweet Worth? [INFOGRAPHIC] What is a Tweet Worth? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Tweets, wall posts, check-ins, pins, pokes, etc. are all content of value to the social media companies that host them. And now Backupify, a cloud data backup service, put together a chart representing their study on what these actual values …

‘Girls Around Me’ Makers React to Stalking Claims ‘Girls Around Me’ Makers React to Stalking Claims

i-Free Innovations, the russian developer of an iPhone app named ‘Girls Around Me’, has responded to claims that the app could be used by stalkers to track women. In a statement to the Wall Street Journal, i-Free said: “We follow …

Foursquare Announces Winners Of Global City Badges Contest Foursquare Announces Winners Of Global City Badges Contest

Earlier this month Foursquare announced that their #visitUS initiative, which let users compete to get their city a special Foursquare badge, had gone global. Foursquare users from around the world were asked to create detailed lists that highlighted the best …

Websites Bypassing Google Maps Due to Fees Websites Bypassing Google Maps Due to Fees

More and more websites are opting to bypass Google Maps, as the company established fees for even smaller users, starting last October. According to a comScore report, of the 91.7 million people in the U.S. who used an online map …

Foursquare Returns To Roots To Grow Ads (SXSW) Foursquare Returns To Roots To Grow Ads (SXSW)

Foursquare got its start at the annual South by Southwest (SXSW) just as many of the great social media entities did that we enjoy today. Things are a little better than they were back in 2009 when Foursquare first appeared …

Facebook Officially Shutters Gowalla Facebook Officially Shutters Gowalla

In December we brought you news that Facebook had acquired social check-in service (and Foursquare competitor) Gowalla. Though there were rumors at the time that Facebook would be getting Gowalla users’ data in the sale, those were quickly quashed as …

Foursquare Gets Business Hours, Becomes An Alternative to Google Foursquare Gets Business Hours, Becomes An Alternative to Google

Foursquare announced today that it has added business hours to its apps for merchants who provide them. This includes specific times like happy hour, kitchen hours and free admission hours, if applicable. Businesses who wish to add their hours, have …

Foursquare and AmEx Offer SXSW 2012 Deals Foursquare and AmEx Offer SXSW 2012 Deals

Foursquare, the location-based social networking app that debuted at SXSW is heading back to SXSW 2012. And, they want to give you some money. If you have a Foursquare account and an American Express card (U.S. only), you can sync …