Foursquare is trying to silence its critics in the most effective way possible: by generating real revenue.
“There’s three legs of marketing automation,” Stuart Wall, CEO of Signpost, told me yesterday. “Presence, customer information, and remarketing. Most small businesses fail at all three steps.”
Foursquare is updating its Windows 8 app to focus on one of the operating system’s greatest strengths — it’s interface.
It’s the 16th day of the fourth month — four squared, in other words. Which means it’s Foursquare Day, and which means that you can visit Fourquare.com to get a personalized infographic of the past year year.
Guest Post Apple Maps was the best thing ever to happen to Google Maps.
Three billion tweets and tens of millions of tips ought to add up to something. In Foursquare’s case, that means the “Best of” series, which highlights “the most awesome places in cities across the U.S.”
Foursquare today gave BlackBerry owners the option to use its application to explore nearby recommended places without creating an account or logging in to the service.
Foursquare is making a full court press on iOS with the release of an iPhone 5 and iOS 6-ready version of its check-in application that touts a more personalized maps experience for better exploring cities everywhere.
Because it’s not creepy at all to keep super close tabs on your friends.
With the addition of Foursquare to its social media marketing platform, Shoutlet aims to make it easier for marketers to tap into the social network.
Appeasing its vociferous power users, Foursquare has returned a popular feature for viewing just the check-ins of nearby friends to its mobile application.
Two weeks after introducing its first ad product, Foursquare has hired a vice president of sales.
Mike Suprovici, head of mobile app developer Explorence, has one simple mission: to make playing outside fun again.
A hungry sojourner should have an easier time tracking down a good meal if updated iPhone and Android applications from Foursquare deliver on their promise to simplify place discovery.
Foursquare is attempting to make the unfamiliar less mysterious with the addition of familiar nearby places to hundreds of business pages Friday.
Delivering on its promise to make the real world easier to use, location-sharing startup Foursquare has added the menus of nearly 250,000 U.S. restaurants to its service today.
Oh Google, your aptly named new product Schemer doesn’t have us fooled. We know you’re calling it a new way to discover things to do, but we see this for what it really is — an assault against Foursquare and the company’s hold over quality location-based content, city tips and to-dos.
What’s for dessert? Turn to three month-old Ness for the answer, and its lovely-looking iPhone app will find you the best nearby spots, suited to your exact tastes. Today the application received its first update, and it now further personalizes and socializes the food discovery process.
Thirty percent of online adults in the U.S. are familiar with geolocation applications, but less than six percent of online adults use these apps, and only two percent use them once a week or more, according to new data from research company Forrester.
Location-based startup Foursquare has released new features to help make the places you read about on the Web more easily discoverable when you’re out-and-about, wandering the world.
Location-based social network Foursquare closed a new $50 million round of funding, the company reported today.
Sprout Social, a social media management and monitoring tool for businesses, today announced its official unveiling and public availability to all businesses. The company announced in May that it won backing from Groupon founders Eric Lefkofsky and Brad Keywell, through their recently launched investment fund Lightbank.
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