Friday Aug 15
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.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Swarm Lands On Windows Phone
Swarm is the breakaway app from Foursquare that now houses the beloved check-in.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Foursquare, Kickstarter and other social media firms back Facebook in NYC dispute over user data
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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.
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.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
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.
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.
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.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
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.
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.
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.
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.
Daily: Foursquare's New App, Facebook Ads Costlier for SMBs
Can Foursquare Crack Local Search? Foursquare has finally started to find itself.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
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.
This Is The New Foursquare
After five years of gamifying location-based sharing, Foursquare is today making its biggest change to date.
Foursquare reboots with a mission to destroy Yelp
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Tue Aug 05, 2014
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.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
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.
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.
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.