Now local business owners have an easier way to manage their Facebook pages.
"It took us more than 16 years to get to one million paid households but just 18 months to double it."
Foursquare needs to prove it can make money -- and fast. Why not harness all of that check-in data?
Facebook loves local business, apparently. And local business loves Facebook.
While it's been four years since Foursquare introduced itself to world, the company is still hashing out its business strategy. And that should horrify investors.
You can sum up Foursquare's latest iOS app update in three words: location, location, location.
What it's really going to do is open up the vast hoard of Facebook data and eat the lunch of a thousand large and small companies that make money by aggregating and rating what people do and where they go.
Looking to increase its influence and marketshare abroad, Yelp has bought Qype, its largest European competitor, for $50 million.
Smartphones and apps sometimes separate us from the physical world even as we walk through it. But Google has created a virtual tool to help us appreciate the wonder of reality.
Zaarly, the online marketplace where users find and hire talented local builders and artisans, is announcing a new “Zaarly Anywhere” initiative that allows any site to enable offline commerce from online content.
This comes just a month after the local …
New York City-based Yext, which offers a simple way to control your business data across local search publishers, announced today it has landed an additional $27 million in a fifth round of funding.
Yext says it will use the funding …
Google surprised a lot of people last fall when it announced that it was buying restaurant ratings company Zagat. Now, Google is finally making some moves with the buy via Google+ Local, an overhaul of Google’s local search.
With the …
Planning a getaway? Uptake, a social travel site for the inquisitive trip planner, can now pass your pressing travel inquiries on to Facebook friends who may have the answers.
The three year-old startup, which houses vacation experiences for more than …
E-commerce giant eBay is close to announcing it has purchased local shopping search engine Milo for $75 million, according to a report by Business Insider.
That report appears to confirm what a source familiar with eBay’s plans told VentureBeat. According …
This morning, Google released version 6 of its desktop-based 3D mapping tool, Google Earth. The update adds integrated Street View, 3D trees, and an easier way to access historical imagery.
The features, while not likely to matter in the short …