Foursquare paves way for ad products with release of Local Updates

Change is underway at check-in service Foursquare, which is one month into a radical redesign that has refocused its entire service around social interactions. Today, the social network  is giving venues a way to communicate with customers, and in the process is laying the foundation for upcoming advertising products that will help Foursquare make money.

NBC and Facebook team for cross-network social media coverage of the Olympics

Recognizing that Facebook has become the people’s broadcast network, NBC Olympics, the official broadcast partner of the IOC, has today partnered with Facebook to provide consumers with London 2012 Olympics news and other coverage on Facebook, create social media segments for television viewers, and incorporate Facebook intelligence into its coverage of the Games.

Lift’s method for unlocking human potential is so simple, it’s obvious

What’s the key to unlocking human potential? Tony Stubblebine, a first-hand witness to the coming-of-age moments of some of today’s most successful entrepreneurs, has always sought an answer to that very question. Now Stubblebine seeks to answer that question for everyone, through Lift, his one-year-old, four-person startup centered around goal-tracking.