Category: Mobile

Facebook Deals Just Ate Foursquare’s Lunch 0

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 0

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 0

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...

Calling BS on FastMall Hype 0

Calling BS on FastMall Hype

There’s a story on Mashable about a new iPhone app called FastMall that provides maps of malls and even lets people check in, a la Foursquare. As Christina points out, this might be useful...