All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘push notifications’

Foursquare Now Pushes Recommendations to All Users with 7.0 Update

With the new 7.0 update, Foursquare is pushing recommendations to all iOS and Android users – even when they don’t have the app open. Now, when you arrive at a location (be that a specific city or state, or a specific venue), Foursquare will let you know what to eat, buy, see, and more. These real-time recommendations aren’t new – …

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Facebook Tries Pestering You to Post a Status with a Push Notification

Apparently, Facebook is trying to get people to engage with the network with a new push notification that asks them to post an update. “Name, tell friends what’s on your mind. Post an update,” reads the new iOS notification. Here’s a screenshot of the new push notification, via Bijan Sabet: Facebook confirmed to Mashable that the new push notification is …

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Kindle Fire Developers Can Now Send Push Notifications To Users

One of the benefits of building apps for Android and iOS is that developers can use push notifications as a way of keeping users engaged. A game can remind players of a special in-game event, or a dining app can remind users that their favorite restaurant is offering discounts. These kind of messages will now be available on Kindle Fire …

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