A tool created in a joint research project between the U.S. government and a defense contractor scrapes Foursquare, Facebook, and Twitter to predict where you’ll be next.
Hide yo kids, hide yo wife, etc… Facebook is reportedly working on a new mobile app that will track your location to help you connect with nearby friends.
Editor's Pick Path got caught red-handed uploading users’ address books to its servers and had to apologize. But the relatively obscure journaling app is not alone. In fact, Path was crucified for a practice that has become an unspoken industry standard.
Facebook has acquired the location-sharing service Gowalla for an undisclosed sum, according to a report.
Location service Foursquare is showing off its new coat of paint. The company today unveiled a website redesign with a whole new experience for people sitting at their desks. What started as a check-in game all of a sudden seems a lot more like a formidable business in the making.
Location-based check-in company Gowalla unveiled the next version of its mobile application today, which features guides that include more in-depth information about locations.
Location-based social network Gowalla is trimming its feature set to improve the overall user experience, according to Gowalla founder and CEO Josh Williams, who made the announcement in a blog post Thursday.
Let’s all give a warm, startup-community welcome to BuzzMob, which officially launched today. Hi, BuzzMob!
While Facebook was rolling out some changes to its privacy policies today, the company also quietly announced it was killing off the Foursquare-like Places function inside of its mobile app.
Just after announcing that it passed 10 million users, location-based check-in service Foursquare has said it is partnering with American Express to give members even better deals when they check in at merchants’ stores across the country.