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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 …

Foursquare City Badges Contest Goes Global Foursquare City Badges Contest Goes Global

Would you like your city to have its own Foursquare badge – given out as a reward for checking in at specific locations? Foursquare has just announced that they are opening up their Foursquare Cities contest to the world. Back …

foursquare Upgrades Maps With MapBox, Dumps Google Maps API foursquare Upgrades Maps With MapBox, Dumps Google Maps API
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Since everybody’s getting prettier maps these days, foursquare didn’t want to be left out of the fun so they announced today that they’re upgrading the quality of their maps with the help of a new mapping startup, MapBox. All of …

Foursquare, VH1 Partner To Save The Music Foursquare, VH1 Partner To Save The Music

Foursquare has partnered up with VH1′s Save The Music Foundation to raise money through check-ins. All you have to do if you’re a Foursquare user is follow VH1 on Foursquare, and check-in to a music venue (or specific concert, since …

Foursquare For BlackBerry Gets “Explore” Improvements Foursquare For BlackBerry Gets “Explore” Improvements

Foursquare announced an update with some new features for its BlackBerry app today. The improvements mainly come to the “Explore” feature. “Every time you find a place with Explore, we find the right recommendations for you, based on where you’ve …

Which Social Media Platform Should Small Businesses Use? Which Social Media Platform Should Small Businesses Use?
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You’re a small business and you don’t know which social media platform to use to successfully market yourselves. This handy infographic should help with that. Today’s infographic comes from Imbue Marketing and they want to help small businesses get the …

Super Bowl Pizza Deals Come To Foursquare With Super Swarm Sunday Super Bowl Pizza Deals Come To Foursquare With Super Swarm Sunday
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If you’re an American Express user and a pizza lover, Foursquare has a deal for you. It’s safe to assume that plenty of people will order pizza during the Super Bowl. It’s also pretty safe to assume that a high …

Spark Capital Makes a Substantial Investment in Foursquare, Purchases $50 Million in Stock Spark Capital Makes a Substantial Investment in Foursquare, Purchases $50 Million in Stock

Spark Capital is providing its employees with more liquid assets by purchasing fifty million dollars worth of Foursquare’s company stock. Foursquare has 15 million registered users who have collectively checked in 1.5 billion times and has generated information about some …

Foursquare Adds “Nearby Maps” To Business Pages Foursquare Adds “Nearby Maps” To Business Pages

Foursquare wants to be your go-to place for all things location, and that includes exploring a new city. Now, when you visit a business’ Foursquare page, you will see all of the locations that are nearby your own location. For …

Canadian Constable Uses Social Media Canadian Constable Uses Social Media

A Toronto police constable is using a popular social network to keep in touch with members in his community. Scott Mills is using the popular site Foursquare.com and he encourages other public servants to do the same. Scott feels social …

Foursquare Offers Unique Groundhog Day Badge Foursquare Offers Unique Groundhog Day Badge

Do you care enough about Groundhog Day to get a special badge from Foursquare? The Pennsylvania Tourism Office today announced an exclusive deal with Foursquare that will allow users to obtain the official “PA Groundhog Day 2012” badge on February …

Foursquare Explore No Longer Mobile-Only Foursquare Explore No Longer Mobile-Only

Foursquare announced that it is expanding the “explore” feature that has been available for mobile, to include a web version at foursquare.com/explore. Essentially it’s a way to utilize Foursquare’s huge number of check-ins and personalization based on your own check-ins, …

Could A Foursquare Acquisition By Google Be In the Cards? Could A Foursquare Acquisition By Google Be In the Cards?
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I write this with no intent of spreading any rumors or sensationalizing the situation. There is nothing indicating that the two companies are in talks about an acquisition, but from the sound of it, Foursquare CEO Dennis Crowley is not …

Foursquare Extends AMEX Small Business Deals Foursquare Extends AMEX Small Business Deals
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Foursquare is extending a promotion that allows users to check-in to certain participating small businesses to receive cash credits on their credit cards. The original deals debuted on Small Business Saturday, the day after Black Friday set aside to shop …

New Foursquare Buttons Launched for Publishers, Developer Site Redesigned New Foursquare Buttons Launched for Publishers, Developer Site Redesigned

Foursquare has introduced new buttons for publishers sites, which allow users to save pages to their Foursquare to-do lists. When the user clicks on “Save to Foursquare,” a window pops up for confirmation, and then it’s on the user’s phone. …

Foursquare Deals Now Include Scoutmob for 13 Cities Foursquare Deals Now Include Scoutmob for 13 Cities

Foursquare announced today that it has partnered with Scoutmob to add 500 new deals throughout 13 cities in the U.S. “The best part about Scoutmob Specials? They’re free, don’t require a credit card or up-front purchase, and the deals are …

Foursquare To Reward Heavy Users With Leveled Expertise Badges Foursquare To Reward Heavy Users With Leveled Expertise Badges

Foursquare is about checking-in, so that your friends can see where you are. And lately, Foursquare has been making its service more and more about discovery, by introducing Foursquare lists and the all-new Radar function that uses your location to …

Siri Gets High, Foursquare Pee Integration & A Creepy Robot Siri Gets High, Foursquare Pee Integration & A Creepy Robot

We have quite the mix today. This includes a comical look at Siri, a new (yet old) way of checking in on Foursquare, and a machine that might very well be our undoing. View more daily video round-ups here. Check …

Foursquare Joins The iOS 5 Release Party With “Radar” Foursquare Joins The iOS 5 Release Party With “Radar”
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Today, Apple released their highly-anticipated iOS 5 update. To a lesser degree of buzz, Foursquare released an update to their app, version 4.0. And it looks like Foursquare v4.0 is going to make good use of that iOS 5 update. …

Trip Planning App Wins Foursquare Hackathon Trip Planning App Wins Foursquare Hackathon

Last weekend, Foursquare held their annual global hackathon, where they challenged developers all over the world to create new apps using the Foursquare API. The hackathon lasted for 48 hours straight, over 6 continents. Over 500 developers hacked with Foursquare’s …