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Friday Aug 15 | SFGate

App Watch: Foursquare vamps up

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.

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Related Topix: iPod touch App, Yelp, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Twitter, Dining, Life, Food, Theater, Arts

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Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

TechCrunch

Swarm Lands On Windows Phone

Swarm is the breakaway app from Foursquare that now houses the beloved check-in.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

Newsday

Foursquare, Kickstarter and other social media firms back Facebook in NYC dispute over user data

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Related Topix: Social Software, Startups, Facebook, Manhattan, NY, New York, NY, Elwood, NY, East Northport, NY

TechCrunch

Fly Or Die: The New Foursquare

The new Foursquare is aimed squarely at Yelp, looking to change the way we find restaurants and other things to do.

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The Raw Story

The power of funny cats: BuzzFeed valued at more than three times The Washington Post

It is only eight years old and best-known for collating funny videos of cats and so-called "listicles" of trivia , but viral internet sensation BuzzFeed was on Monday valued at more than three times as much as The Washington Post, the venerable US newspaper whose exposure of the Watergate scandal brought down President Nixon.

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Related Topix: BuzzFeed, The Washington Post Company, Startups, Facebook, Twitter, Amazon

Mon Aug 11, 2014

TechCrunch

Parenthoods Debuts A Mobile Social Network Just For Moms And Dads

Becoming a parent is an amazing, life-changing experience, but it can also be one that's isolating and lonely - especially if your pre-baby social activities involved spur-of-the moment invites, happy hours, and nights out on the town.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Search Engines, University of Washington, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, iPhone, Social Software

MacLife

New App Recap: August 11, 2014

This week's New App Recap has a clear focus on reinvention, as several apps in our lineup have been rebooted, refreshed, or otherwise reinvented with new versions that offer a fresh new look and feel.

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Related Topix: Instagram, Facebook, iPod touch App, iPad App, FX Photo Studio, Twitter, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, iPhone

Customer Interaction Solutions

Foursquare, Kickstarter, Meetup, and Tumblr Seek to File Amicus Brief ...

Holwell Shuster & Goldberg LLP moved for leave to file the brief Friday. A trial court in New York County denied Facebook's challenge to the search warrants and directed Facebook not to inform its users of the existence or execution of the warrants.

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Related Topix: Social Software, Media, Tumblr, IT Services, Meetup, Criminal Defense Law, Law, New York County, NY

Thu Aug 07, 2014

WJRT

Hertz Wins Top Travel Awards

Recognized for excellence in social media and innovations, Hertz received the award for Best Use of Foursquare after the company encouraged its customers to use the social platform by offering discounts to those who checked in at select Hertz airport locations.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Hertz Global, Startups, Facebook

TechCrunch

Disrupt Winner Vurb Raises $8 Million To Steal Mobile Search From Google

The conundrum of mobile is you either use one convenient app that is mediocre at doing many things, or you have to discover and hop between a flotilla of single-purpose apps.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Venture Capital, Internet, Science / Technology, Yelp

InformationWeek

Foursquare Now Tracks Your Every Move

Foursquare relaunched its flagship app with a bevy of new features, personalization options -- and a setting that consistently tracks your location.

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Business Journal

Fred Wilson performs 3-step post-mortem on the resurrected Foursquare

The UpTake: Being first to a market is usually a huge boon. But for Foursquare, capitalizing on geolocation has been tough.

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Street Fight

Daily: Foursquare's New App, Facebook Ads Costlier for SMBs

Can Foursquare Crack Local Search? Foursquare has finally started to find itself.

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Related Topix: Local Search, Publishing, Media, New Times, Small Business, Personal Finance, Graphic Design, Arts, Startups, Yelp

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Clickz

Foursquare Releases Social Search-Centric Redesign

The network is now more focused on allowing users to tailor the network to their personal preferences, which, conveniently, opens new opportunities for brands.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Wi-Fi, Startups, Yelp, Marketing

TechCrunch

This Is The New Foursquare

After five years of gamifying location-based sharing, Foursquare is today making its biggest change to date.

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Related Topix: iPod touch App, Yelp, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Life, Food, Pizza

VentureBeat

Foursquare reboots with a mission to destroy Yelp

NOTE: GrowthBeat -- VentureBeat's provocative new marketing-tech event -- is going on now! We've gathered the best and brightest to explore the data, apps, and science of successful marketing.

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Related Topix: Marketing, Life, Food, Pizza

Tue Aug 05, 2014

Mobile Marketer

Mobile Minutes: app download battle, HBO, app design, Foursquare

It's no surprise sharing economy apps were downloaded the most in the U.S. in June for travel and transportation.

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Mon Aug 04, 2014

Iol.co.za

Foursquare reworks app to sell more ads

Foursquare Labs, whose once-novel check-in application faded in popularity in the past five years, has crafted a plan to make more money by tying advertising to a smartphone's location.

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Related Topix: Social Software

Street Fight

Mobile Local Apps: To Bundle or Not to Bundle

After previous warnings , Facebook last week made the contentious move to force its iPhone and Android app users to "fast switch" to the Messenger app for all future messaging.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Instagram, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Facebook Messenger

Thu Jul 31, 2014

The Washington Post

Foursquare Reworks App to Sell More Ads as Check-In Buzz Fades

Foursquare Labs Inc., whose once- novel check-in application faded in popularity in the past five years, has crafted a plan to make more money by tying advertising to a smartphone's location.

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Related Topix: Social Software, Startups, Facebook, Science / Technology

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