Category: foursquare

Foursquare Announces 10 Million Users — And Could Use a Lesson in
Transparency

Foursquare Announces 10 Million Users — And Could Use a Lesson in Transparency

Today Foursquare announced that they’ve hit the 10 million user mark (insert Dr. Evil pinkie-to-mouth gesture here). They’ve even included a nifty, interactive “infographic” displaying all of the activity over the past few years....

Facebook Deals Just Ate Foursquare’s Lunch

Facebook Deals Just Ate Foursquare’s Lunch

Facebook announced yesterday that they’re rolling out Deals, a location-based couponing and fund raising system. There are two types of Deals that can be had via their Places feature: coupons and charity. Basically, if...

Facebook Deals Just Ate Foursquare’s Lunch

Facebook Deals Just Ate Foursquare’s Lunch

Facebook announced yesterday that they’re rolling out Deals, a location-based couponing and fund raising system. There are two types of Deals that can be had via their Places feature: coupons and charity. Basically, if...

5 Ways Location-Based Social Networks Get Really, Really Creepy

5 Ways Location-Based Social Networks Get Really, Really Creepy

An article in AdAge by called “How Location-Based Social Networking Gets Creepy” shows the peril of an imaginative (and somewhat perverse) scenario for the author, Jim Louderback. In this article Jim’s alleged pedophile neighbor...

Four Location-Based Marketing Rules for Gowalla

Four Location-Based Marketing Rules for Gowalla

The practice of geolocation services, or the ability to locate a potential customer using GPS-enabled technology, is all the rage in the tech and marketing world right now. However, there are very few written...