All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘foursquare’

Foursquare Lets You Keep Tabs on Friends, Even When They’re Far, Far Away

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 in another city, state, or country? Now you can choose to receive notifications when they check in, even if they’re …

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iOS 6 Maps Got You Down? Foursquare Says They Have “The Perfect Map”

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 results have been…oy vey. From the first day that iOS 6 was available to download, users have been complaining about …

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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 with a pushed-back shipping date). But instead, he chooses to slum it out with the rest of the iPhone fanatics …

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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 for a first check-in, or a coffee house that gives free drinks to whoever holds the mayorship. But on a …

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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 help those who are attending the RNC and the DNC find the important stops in Tampa and Charlottle, respectively. TIME …

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Add Your Foursquare Check-ins to Google Calendar

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 all of your past stops, Foursquare wants to help. Today, Foursquare is announcing that you can now import all of …

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Facebook Lets You Mention Tag Friends In Messages Within Apps

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 Cindy Li, on the company’s Developer Blog. “When people mention a friend in an Open Graph app, the story on …

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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 Connected Apps, here’s a quick refresher: Foursquare allows users to connect third party apps to their Foursquare accounts. These …

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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 a lot of emphasis on that Explore tab – enhancing recommendations, nearby specials, and incorporating millions of check-ins into suggestions. …

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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 any relevance to the technology at hand. The latest attempt from a patent troll almost seems too stupid to be …

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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 just unveiled “Promoted Updates,” which are basically the first-ever paid ads to appear on the service. Promoted Updates are pretty …

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Bing Integrates Foursquare Tips Into Social Sidebar

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 middle you have “snapshot,” which features relevant information like maps and images. and on the right is Bing’s “social sidebar,” …

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