Foursquare Android Update March 2013 Review Info, Map Zoom Feature Added

Foursquare Android Smartphone Update Review: Foursquare, the largest social media networking site that boasts millions of check ins everyday has just updated their Android mobile app.  The new app released in March 2013 lets users swipe and zoom after searches to redefine parameters.  The specific location targeting feature from Foursquare adds more depth to the
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Foursquare Partners with Voice Media Group To Expand Local Data Offerings

Foursquare Partners with Voice Media Group To Expand Local Data Offerings: Foursquare is expanding its offerings.  The social media check-in site announced a deal today with Voice Media Group to get event data on the Foursquare network.  The strategic deal allows Foursquare to use some of Voice Data Group’s reviews in cities and categories it
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Foursquare January 2013 Privacy Policy Changes, Allow Full Name Viewing And Historical Check-In Data For Businesses

Foursquare January 2013 Privacy Policy Changes, Allow Full Name Viewing And Historical Check-In Data For Businesses: Will the privacy policy changes fly? Foursquare will be making some new changes to its privacy policy this month.  The idea is for data to become more useful for businesses and the privacy policy now changes how users can
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Bing Gets More Social, Adds Foursquare Integration To Search Results

Bing Gets More Social, Adds Foursquare Integration To Search Results: Bing is getting deeper into the social media sector with a new integration deal with Foursquare.  Today, Bing launched a new social media engagement tool that allows users to search for a business, restaurant or club and get Foursquare reviews.  The update comes after Bing
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Foursquare Announces New Connected Apps Platform, More Proof That 3rd Party Application Development Works

Foursquare Announces New Connected Apps Platform, More Proof That 3rd Party Application Development Works: Foursquare has joined the likes of other social media sites such as Facebook, by offering a new app platform for developers.  Similar to Facebook’s Open Graph, developers can build applications to work with Foursquare and merge the location based experience with
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Apple Cuts Loose Google Maps At WWDC 2012 In Favor Of Its Own Tech, Yelp: Other Companies That Could Feel The Pinch

Apple Cuts Loose Google Maps At WWDC 2012 In Favor Of Its Own Tech, Yelp – Other Companies That Could Feel The Pinch: Apple announced today that it was launching the new update to its mobile operating system iOS 6.  The new update includes a drastic move away from Google and implementation of its own
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Google Integrates Offers Into Maps for Android – Data Will Be Key Factor In Offering the ‘Right’ Deals

Google Integrates Offers Into Maps for Android – Data Will Be Key Factor In Offering the ‘Right’ Deals: Yesterday, we reported that Foursquare wants to expand its social mobile media presence by offering daily deals.  They aren’t the only company looking to increase its offerings and get in the daily deals sector.  Google launched their
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Foursquare Gets Into The Daily Deals Business, Here’s Why It Could Actually Work – Big Social Media Data

Foursquare Gets Into The Daily Deals Business, Here’s Why It Could Actually Work – Big Social Media Data: Foursquare wants to make sure they are one of the most popular social media networks in the world and is trying to increase visits.  The new strategy from Foursquare involves getting more customers and interactions from personalized
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Foursquare Hires Hollywood Talent Agency To Help Social Media Platform Get More Traction: Can It Work?

Foursquare Hires Hollywood Talent Agency To Help Social Media Platform Get More Traction: Can It Work? Foursquare is trying to get more traffic to its website and mobile app with the help of Hollywood.  Foursquare, the largest social media location check-in platform, needs to get more visitors and views to monetize its user base.  The
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Google’s Leaderboard Latitude Challenges Foursquare Business Model

Google’s Leaderboard Latitude Challenges Foursquare Business Model: Google is taking on Foursquare with direct competition.  Google has added a new points system to their check-in service called Latitude in attempts to directly compete with Foursquare.  Foursquare is the largest check-in service and it uses a popular points system that allows users to pinpoint their location
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Facebook May File for IPO Wednesday Feb 1, 2012: Why Do It Now?

Facebook May File for IPO Wednesday Feb 1, 2012: Why Do It Now? WSJ reports IPO filing could occur next week. Facebook may file for its initial public offering next week.  The Wall Street Journal reported today that Facebook is likely to file for its IPO on Wednesday. The announcement was one of the top
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Social Media and Shopping: A Look At Foursquare’s Black Friday Check-In Infographic

Social Media and Shopping: A Look At Foursquare’s Black Friday Check-In Infographic: Foursquare’s Infographic is a wealth of information. Want to save move money on holiday shopping this year? Check-in to Foursquare! Foursquare is offering deals this holiday based on social media networking.  The company has hooked up with several large brands to bring special
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Time Out New York and Foursquare Announce new mobile social media partnership

Time Out New York and Foursquare Announce new mobile social media partnership: Time Out New York and Foursquare are linking up – Is this just a test? Time Out New York, NYC’s premier entertainment and nightlife guide is hooking up with social media giant Foursquare and they have announced a multi-platform offering.  The companies will
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Foursquare is focusing on growth: “build it and they will click”

Foursquare is utilizing the “build it and they will click” business model: Foursquare’s Dennis Crowley wants the company to grow -uninhibited. Foursquare is the largest location checkin-site in the U.S. and is growing rapidly.  The social media site/mobile app allows users to let friends know where they are by denoting their current location and many
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“It’s All About Location” Foursquare Marks Major Milestone: 1 Billion Checkins

“It’s All About Location” Foursquare Marks Major Milestone: 1 Billion Checkins: Foursquare’s user base is growing rapidly. This week Foursquare announced that it had reached a major milestone.  Foursquare has passed the 1 billion checkins mark. The site is the largest social networking site that focuses on geographical location networking and it continues to grow
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Facebook Roasted By Twitter, Google, FourSquare, And…MySpace? (VIDEO)

Watch the video of ‘The Roast Of Facebook’. In the College Humor Original clip, animated characters from the most popular social networks participate in a comedic jabbing of the social media giant. Gilbert Gottfried, Penn Jillette and Lisa Lampanelli…

U.K. Research Firm Finds Teens Don’t Use Facebook Places and Foursquare

U.K. Teens Don’t Use Foursquare and Facebook Places. Many U.K. Teens have never even heard of them. A U.K. research firm found that most U.K. teens don’t use location targeting social media websites such as Foursquare or Facebook Places.  What does this mean for the future of social media networks based on geo-targeting? Furthermore, what
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