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The Year of Social Media 2010 [infographic]


At Mindjumpers, we thought it could be interesting to make our own infographic about the year of social media 2010, and here we would like to share the result of our work with you. We have chosen to include the most significant changes at different platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Foursquare etc. Similar Posts: 5 Great Social Media Initiatives in 2010. Tweet.

Why Foursquare and I Split Up

Ari Herzog

After 2,240 check-ins, 669 photos, 106 tips, 46 badges, and 21 mayorships, I deleted my Foursquare account. ” “I never used Foursquare to find places; I used and still use Yelp.” ” “I used Foursquare for the function that is now on Swarm. But considering I have more local and regional friends on Facebook than on Swarm; my productivity will increase by using Facebook than Foursquare.” ” Citing privacy concerns, I initially deleted my Foursquare account in October 2010. want one app.” Thanks for reading.

Why I Deleted My Foursquare Account

Ari Herzog

Shea Sylvia , a Kansas City web geek and early adopter of shiny new internet tools, wrote on her blog in July 2010 that she was creeped out while eating at a restaurant with friends — when the hostess came over and told her she had a phone call. racked my brain, trying to figure out who I knew named “Brian”. “I saw that you checked in there on Foursquare, Shea,” he said. My heart started to race. I’ve read articles about burglaries and stalking thanks to Foursquare, but because I only occasionally link my check-ins with tweets, I figured I was being responsible.

3400% Foursquare Growth Not Notable

Ari Herzog

It’s all and well that Foursquare membership grew 3400% in 2010 but if people aren’t using the location-based service at venues where thousands of people converge, how notable is that statistic? If you can read this sentence, add a comment below if you are one of the 6 million Foursquare users who actively uses the service to check-in to locations. Media Foursquar

Foursquare Gives Users a Holiday Gift


This improvement makes it possible for users to share comments and photos, which therefore makes Foursquare’s users interact a lot more with each other. It makes Foursquare even more social than earlier – and that’s what people want! In addition, Foursquare has made a new check-in screen, and this encourages the users to share a photo by presenting an empty photo box.

The Growth of Foursquare In an Infographic


Tweet During 2010, the location-based mobile platform Foursquare experienced great growth. The Year of Social Media 2010 [infographic]. The Year of Social Media 2010 – Extended Version [video]. Social Media check-ins Foursquare growth location-based mobile platform Social NetworkActually, this was a growth of 3400 %. The Hardcore Facts In An Infographic.

Syndicating FourSquare to Twitter

Ari Herzog

Many people opt to syndicate FourSquare check-ins to Twitter, or Twitter messages to LinkedIn, or LinkedIn updates to Facebook. Check-ins stay on Foursquare and tweets keep to Twitter. Something to think about. -- Thank you for reading Syndicating FourSquare to Twitter at AriWriter. Related posts: Foursquare, Plancast, and Tungle: 3 Applications to Share Your Activities. Tags: Social Media Foursquare tools Twitter They’re not alone in wanting to emulate Carmen Sandiego. used to be part of that crowd, until I decided to unmash what was once mashed.

Guess Who is Back on Foursquare

Ari Herzog

Citing privacy concerns and not wanting strangers to know where I was every moment I checked in to a location, I deleted my Foursquare account 14 months ago. Recalling the ensuing storm of comments my action caused in the fall of 2010, it was evident some people were passionate I made the right decision and others felt I should give the location-based application a second chance. Forrester Research recently surveyed 37,000 mobile users and in its report issued this month, a mere 2% of those users had Foursquare accounts. Why I Deleted My Foursquare Account.

My Foursquare Rep Noticed Some Unusual Activity on My Account


What if Foursquare ran its customer service like CitiBank Visa…? 4sqpimp : I got a call today from Brad, my Foursquare rep. I was really surprised. Brad from Foursquare customer service. It seems like Foursquare really cares about me as an individual. Tags: Social Media check-ins Foursquare fraudulent location-based check ins location based

I Don't Care Where. You. Are. Right. Now. | Almost Savvy

Almost Savvy

Posted by Irene Koehler in Facebook , Social Media , Tips , Twitter on March 31, 2010 | 16 responses Hey, you! If I wanted to know these things, we’d be connected on Foursquare so I could follow along as you cruise through town going to meetings and running errands. For each stop in your day, you check-in with Foursquare , Gowalla , Brightkite , Loopt , Whrrl and others.

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Social Media in the Industry: Customization is the Key to Success

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

On top of that, let’s add all of the other social networks out there including Linkedin, Foursquare, Myspace, Friendster, Tumblr, YouTube and the list goes on. Fast forward to 2010, and every business owner knows that they absolutely need a website because this is the window into their company that most customers and clients will see before any initial contact is made. Foursquare!

Enterprise 2.0: social scorecard and social media karma

Laurel Papworth

Foursquare becomes Social Work and all the better for it. Daniel proposed that we set up Foursquare style badges to encourage staff to contribute and use the internet. Ideas have their time, and I think Foursquare might just put Achievements (a la World of Warcraft) and karma points (everyone really, starting with Slashdot) onto the Enterprise 2.0 The Game of Work. agenda.

Social Media Strategy from A to Z » Techipedia | Tamar Weinberg

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Blogging , Business , Marketing , Social Media > Social Media Strategy from A to Z Social Media Strategy from A to Z by Tamar Weinberg on May 28, 2010 Share Social media might be old. FourSquare, Gowalla, Loopt, and other location-aware services are social networks, unifying real connections.

10 Free Social Media Tools Every PR Pro Should Master In 2010

Paratus Comms #CommsChat PR Daily Top Blogs Speaking / events Thursday, 8 April 2010 10 Free Social Media Tools Every PR Pro Should Master In 2010 By Adam Vincenzini (Note: Part 2 of this series is available here ) Im always a bit hesitant when it comes to writing posts about social media tools. However, on this occasion I think the tools / resources Im about to walk you through MUST be part of a modern communicators arsenal, if not today, then by the end of 2010. April 2010 23:19 cmom said. Regards, @_cmom_ 9 April 2010 01:09 Prateek Shah said. Pages. Thanks!

10 Free Social Media Tools Every PR Pro Should Master In 2010

Paratus Comms #CommsChat PR Daily Top Blogs Speaking / events Thursday, 8 April 2010 10 Free Social Media Tools Every PR Pro Should Master In 2010 By Adam Vincenzini (Note: Part 2 of this series is available here ) Im always a bit hesitant when it comes to writing posts about social media tools. However, on this occasion I think the tools / resources Im about to walk you through MUST be part of a modern communicators arsenal, if not today, then by the end of 2010. April 2010 23:19 cmom said. Regards, @_cmom_ 9 April 2010 01:09 Prateek Shah said. Pages. Thanks!

Facebook About to Drop a Bomb on Foursquare?


Some think this might mean the end for standalone location-based services like Foursquare and Brightkite. I don’t think so. Experts ” have recently placed Foursquare valuations in the $50M to $70M range. think this is low, and I also think it is too soon for Foursquare to sell. Brightkite, an early leader in location-based apps, is trailing Foursquare, Gowalla and others in terms of user excitement and online coverage, and recently introduced , the Friendfeed of check-in apps that lets you check-in once to update all of your location-based services.

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Five Social Media Predictions for 2010


Here are my five social media predictions for 2010. 1. It took a lot of hacking and ingenuity to make these a reality since most consumer platforms lagged (but not by much) in features (think video finally coming to the iPhone) required for AR. A few AR applications have been rolled out by progressive marketers and other organizations this year, but 2010 will be the year AR explodes. 2010 could be the year that happens, or the year we see the first enterprise application/environment that achieves pervasive status. 4. These companies could end up being acquired. 3. space.

How to Spice up Your Social Media Strategy in 2011

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg — Use Foursquare specials for repeat visitors. This is a guest post by Jennifer Mattern. Is your company’s social media strategy really working? Could it stand for some improvement? Whether you feel that you’ve maxed out the potential of your current social media efforts or you feel like nothing you do is really helping, it’s time to step up your game.

Unlocking the value of Foursquare « The Cube

Gemma Went

Skip to content The Cube Home About us Speaking/Training Contact us Pitch us Subscribe Unlocking the value of Foursquare 28/01/2010 tags: Foursquare , Gowalla , location based social netoworking apps by Gemma Went For those of you not yet using Foursquare and other location based social networking apps, the presentation below from 22 Squared gives you a bit of background on what it’s all about. I’ve been trying out both Foursquare and Gowalla for a little while and can see great potential for brands using them in the future. Well done so far. what a year!

Social Media Predictions for 2010

Social Media Marketing

I'm sure you've seen your fair share of social media predictions for 2010 by now. And while my posting is a little late, I hope I'm note treading too fine a line by waiting until 2010 hits before I make my predictions. Okay, so where does that leave us for 2010? In 2010, I believe we'll begin to see a contraction of networked relationships. Check. Check. Check.

Foursquare Reaches 100 Million Checkins


Blog About Clients Cases Tribesourcing Video People & Contact Bloggers « Popular Blog Posts About Social Media OliveWoo–The First Location-based Date Service » Foursquare Reaches 100 Million Checkins Posted by Anne Herngaard Jul 21st, 2010 Tweet Yesterday, the location-based network Foursquare hit the 100 million checkin threshold.

Twitter: 15 Ways to Stay Interesting

Spin Sucks

Foursquare – Tweet where you are at the moment and maybe a Twitter friend you’ve been wanting to meet is at the exact same location. Tags: Social Media Twitter #FollowFriday alltop Cross Border Communications Elena Verlee foursquare groupon PR in Your Pajamas tweets twitpic Guest post by Elena Verlee , founder of Cross Border Communications. What else is there? Writing a book?

Topeka Subways Rock Foursquare with Fresh Ideas | Freelance Social.

Freelance Social Media

Social Links Freelance Social Media Social Media Tips and Marketing Blog Home About Contact Subscribe Topeka Subways Rock Foursquare with Fresh Ideas by Justin on July 2, 2010 I go to Subway quite a bit for lunch. Not only have they added a Foursquare special but  Topeka Subway is also a user adding tips to their venues. They’re great. Pretty cool. Media. Marketing.

22 Social Media Marketing Management Software & Services Reviewed - Online Marketing Blog

Supports Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Yelp and Foursquare. Seesmic – Web and desktop tools to manage social marketing activity on Twitter, Facebook, FourSquare, Google Buzz and Linkedin plus a plug-in marketplace for more social management options. Here’s another useful list of SMMS was compiled in March 2010 by Jeremiah Owyang.

Foursquare Marketing

Freelance Social Media

Social Links Freelance Social Media Social Media Tips and Marketing Blog Home About Contact Subscribe Foursquare Marketing by cinta5 on July 1, 2010 Lately on Freelance Social Media we’ve been discussing businesses using Foursquare as a way to build loyalty with their customers. This probably has something to do with the fact that as of June 2010, there are 1.3

The 39 Social Media Tools I’ll Use Today

Gowalla For presence-based status updates, I use Gowalla. I’ve tried Foursquare , too. Also, at my social media speaking engagements hither and yon I’m often asked what tools I use. So, I took a personal inventory and created this overview of the 39 social media tools I use daily. Twitter Tweetdeck I use Tweetdeck for serious twitter sessions. Smart. implement Nifty.

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Augmented Reality in Sports

Freelance Social Media

Social Links Freelance Social Media Social Media Tips and Marketing Blog Home About Contact Subscribe Augmented Reality in Sports by cinta5 on January 28, 2010 [tweetmeme]Just wanted to share a couple of videos with you.  Below the IBM Seer app used at this years Australian Open and the other is EyePly’s preview of an augmented reality app that will be released in 2010. Enjoy!

Six Reasons Facebook Places Might Just Beat Foursquare

Spin Sucks

For the majority of 2010, Foursquare has led the race in attracting both sides of the network – businesses and human users. The catch is Foursquare has always had issues with GPS accuracy. Foursquare on the other hand always seems to be “experiencing surprising new problems” or “ over capacity.” Guest post by Nate Riggs , owner of Social Media Strategies.

The social media strategy series: Is social media right for your.

Gemma Went

youd like to receive a copy of this hot off the press (well hot off the internet), sign up here to receive a shiny new copy once its done Connect elsewhere *Website Delicious Facebook Flavors (everything in one place) Flickr Foursquare LinkedIn Slideshare Twitter You Tube Search ANY CHARACTER HERE Twitter followers Share or bookmark this blog/page Stumble It! Do you have the time for it?

Foursquare Driving Media Paranoia Fun Fest


The idea is that you “check in&# with a service like Brightkite or Foursquare , letting your friends know you are at a restaurant, the office, the gym, etc., “God damn Foursquare! I’m ruined!&# You shouldn’t be on Foursquare!&#. Tags: Social Media Foursquare Google Buzz Location Based Services please rob me privacy Image: Absolutely.

Dear Facebook Friends, You're Doing it Wrong

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Reply Tamar Weinberg June 23, 2010 at 9:51 am Oh yes. Reply Ronen Mendezitsky June 23, 2010 at 10:00 am One more thing I remembered is that a long time ago, when I just started using Facebook, I played a game called “Friends for sale&#. Reply Tamar Weinberg June 23, 2010 at 10:13 am That’d be interesting to see. Reply Tamar Weinberg June 23, 2010 at 11:27 pm Yeah.

Is Foursquare everywhere?

Freelance Social Media

Social Links Freelance Social Media Social Media Tips and Marketing Blog Home About Contact Subscribe Is Foursquare everywhere? by Justin on June 2, 2010 Foursquare recently announced that they were gaining  15,000 users a day.  As a result, they are also nearing  1 million checkins per day. Foursquare does seem to be, as many are saying, the “next big thing&#.

Ignore Foursquare at Your Peril - An Analysis of Potential.

Convince & Convert

Now, I’m not suggesting Foursquare will ever approach Twitter’s level of ubiquity, much less Facebook’s. Because Foursquare makes very little sense unless you’re in a physical location like a store, restaurant, etc. But, if you are a business with a physical location (or you have clients that fit that bill) you need to pay attention to how Foursquare and geo-location can help you – and it can. This is interesting, because isn’t the whole point of Foursquare to only connect with people you actually know? Not sure Foursquare can.

Build loyalty with Foursquare | Sherrilynne Starkie

Sherrilynne Starkie

On Facebook and the Death of Etiquette

Adam Cohen

Friends with Benefits: Starbucks and Foursquare (16). Let’s face it.  Etiquette is a lost art.  Forget “interruption marketing&# for a minute and think about how people interact on a regular basis.  New technologies change that behavior as people seek to leverage the convenience they provide. Same with instant messaging. Photo credit: fdmount via flickr. Related Posts.

The Reality Behind the Check-In Hype [infographic]


Tweet About a year ago location based services (LBS) such as Foursquare , Gowalla was announced as the new big thing in digital and social media. Facebook has of course been good at picking up on media trends as they launch their own LBS service in Facebook Places in August 2010. Foursquare Teams Up with American Express.

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Women in Blogging: 125 Fearless Female Bloggers


Her latest posts include Covering Your Geo-Location Bases: Using Google, Foursquare, Gowalla, Yahoo & Facebook to Help Customers Find You , Think Like a Rockstar , and Social Media Introduction. When it comes to lists of leaders in the tech industry, there is usually always one person who notes the lack of women appearing in them. And it’s no surprise they notice. Enjoy! Ali Luke.