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Approaching Strangers Through Foursquare

Ari Herzog

Using GPS chips embedded in your smartphone and latitude/longitude addresses, it is fairly easy for me to log into an app such as Foursquare , Loopt , or Google Latitude and (if your privacy settings allow me to) see who is proximate to my location. This privacy intrusion is why I deleted my Foursquare account two years ago. Media Foursquare networkingConnect on LinkedIn today.

Google+ is Walking Dead, Facebook’s Audience Network Arrives, Foursquare Splits & More | Social Media Snapshot

Harp Interactive

Categories: Blog , Facebook , Foursquare , Google Plus , mobile marketing , Pinterest , Social Media Marketing Tags: Facebook , Facebook anonymity , Facebook Audience Network , foursquare , Foursquare Swarm , google plus , Guided Search , Pinterest , youtube , YouTube intro videos Catch up on the need-to-know changes and updates in social media that affect your business and brand…all in one place. Below are highlights of changes on top social media platforms for the week ending May 2, 2014: New on Google+ Is Google+ Really Walking Dead?

And Then Foursquare Entered Adulthood: Promoted Updates

Mindjumpers

Tweet Since the launch at SXSW back in 2009, Foursquare is now no longer a location-based app just for the fun of it. With more than 20 million users world wide and no less than over 2 billion check-ins every single day of the year, Foursquare has become serious business. How do you predict the future of Foursquare’s new approach to their users as well as clients? nearby.

Foursquare Evolves From Gamification To Recommendation – But Why?

SocMed Sean

Of all the location-based social networks out there, Foursquare certainly has been the one to outlast the competition. didn’t say “Foursquare has beaten the competition” or “Foursquare has succeed”…I just said they outlasted the competition. Notice how I chose my words carefully. They do have something, though. Cheers! –Sean.

Social Networking Stats: 42% of Those With Foursquare App Are Active Users, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

Facebook: 1 billion active users. via  Facebook. Foursquare: over 25 million users. 42% of Those Who Downloaded Foursquare App Use It Actively. Foursquare had 10.4 Nielsen’s “Social Media Report 2012″ report revealed that 42% of the 25 million people who have downloaded the Foursquare app are using it at least once per month. Nielsen ranked Foursquare behind only Facebook (78 million) and Twitter (23 million) in terms of July mobile app users, according to AdWeek. Foursquare usage in July was up 118% year-over-year.

Foursquare Has Hit The 10 Mill Mark [infographic]

Mindjumpers

Tweet Foursquare has just announced on their blog that they have reached 10 million users, thus being the first location-based social network to do so. For Foursquare, it’s a major milestone to have 10 million users. To celebrate this milestone, Foursquare has created an animated infographic that shows a world map with the spread of users. The Hardcore Facts In An Infographic.

How I Am Finding Value Using Foursquare

Justin Levy

As I sat in my car trying to catch my breath following a gut busting workout, I opened my phone and checked in on Foursquare at the gym. When I arrived home and took Sasha for her morning walk, I began evaluating how I am currently using Foursquare. realized that I use Foursquare for three main purposes these days: Fitness. The gamification aspect of Foursquare was fun.

Social Networking Stats: Facebook Reaches 1 Billion Users, Foursquare Tops 25 Million, #RLTM Scoreboard

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Facebook: 1 billion active users. via  Facebook. Foursquare: over 25 million users. Facebook Reaches One Billion Users, Foursquare Tops 25 Million Users. This week marked big milestones for both Facebook and Foursquare, with user numbers growing to over 1 billion and 25 million, respectively. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg noted the milestone with this post : “This morning, there are more than one billion people using Facebook actively each month. . The #RLTM Scoreboard:  Social Networking Stats for the Week. via  Twopcharts.

Social media training on Foursquare Google Plus Pinterest Facebook Training for June and July 2012

Laurel Papworth

Here are some social media courses for you (or perhaps, for someone you know) for June and July.  A hands on, practical computer class on Google Plus ( half day ) and some short 2 hour  howto sessions ( demonstration ) on Pinterest Foursquare and Facebook Timeline for Business. Facebook has around 800 million members – why not spend an afternoon learning about Google Plus?

04/04/2014: Social Media Snapshot | Twitter Photos, Important LinkedIn Updates & New Foursquare Ad Themes

Harp Interactive

Categories: Blog , Facebook , Google Plus , LinkedIn , Social Media Marketing , Twitter Tags: Facebook , foursquare , Foursquare ads , GooglePlus , linkedin , Products and Services tab , Tap to tweet , Twitter Catch up on the need-to-know changes and updates in social media that affect your business and brand…all in one place. Blog Facebook Google Plus LinkedIn Social Media Marketing Twitter foursquare Foursquare ads GooglePlus linkedin Products and Services tab Tap to tweet Yes, You Can. In perhaps an effort to [.] ( Read more. ).

Ad Opportunities on Twitter, Foursquare and Tumblr

Mindjumpers

For brands with a presence on Facebook, Twitter etc., it is becoming increasingly popular to make use of advertising. In this post, we look at the ad opportunities on Twitter, Foursquare and Tumblr, beginning with Twitter that offers three different ad products. Foursquare. To learn more about Foursquare’s Promoted Updates, sign up  here. Promoted Tweets. Tumblr.

Social Media News Ticker: Facebook Launches Paper, Twitter Tweaks Homepage Search, Foursquare Now Delivers

The Realtime Report

Check out this week’s summary of all the latest social media news, including changes and new features for Facebook, Twitter and Foursquare: Facebook launches mobile app Paper. Facebook. Foursquare. And have you checked out Facebook’s Paper yet? Twitter. Any social media updates we missed?

The Growth of Foursquare In an Infographic

Mindjumpers

Tweet During 2010, the location-based mobile platform Foursquare experienced great growth. So check out the infographic here: Similar Posts: We Love Facebook! Social Media check-ins Foursquare growth location-based mobile platform Social NetworkActually, this was a growth of 3400 %. Since the numbers speak for themselves, there is not much more to say.

Social Media News Ticker: Foursquare Launches Swarm, YouTube Reportedy Buying Twitch

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Check out this week’s summary of all the latest social media news, including changes and new features for Facebook, YouTube and Foursquare: Foursquare app splits in two, launches Swarm. Facebook. Facebook Poke is dead – last week Facebook finally took Poke (a failed competitor of Snapchat) out of the App Store, and also removed Camera, its photo uploading app (The Verge). Foursquare. Social Media News Ticker Facebook Facebook Camera Facebook Poke Foursquare gaming geolocation social media news ticker Swarm Twitch Youtube

GroupTabs-Groupon Meets Foursquar

Freelance Social Media

Social Links Freelance Social Media Social Media Tips and Marketing Blog Home About Contact Subscribe GroupTabs-Groupon Meets Foursquare by Justin on August 25, 2010 There is a new player in the location-based service market. GroupTabs is a startup that is being billed as a cross between Groupon and Foursquare. The next deal takes place Saturday. Media. Marketing.

Death on foursquare: final chapter

Socialized

As I guessed in my first post, my recent foursquare "stalker" experience was a PR stunt for ifidie.net, a Facebook app that allows users to create messages that will be distributed when they die. The caller who spoke to me when I was at Great Bear in Los Gatos unfortunately

Social Media News Ticker: Instagram Launches Bolt, Foursquare Debuts New Logo, Facebook Drops Gifts

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Check out all the latest social media news from the last two weeks, including changes and new features for Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and Foursquare: Facebook. Mobile web, iPad, feature phone, Windows Phone, Paper, and desktop users can still message in their main Facebook apps or sites like before. Foursquare. TechCrunch). Twitter. LinkedIn.

Social Networking Stats: Foursquare Sees Major Revenue Growth, #RLTM Scoreboard

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Facebook: 1.23 via  Facebook. Foursquare: 45 million users. via  Facebook. Foursquare Sees Major Revenue Growth in 2013 and Q1 2014. Foursquare is rapidly approaching its fifth birthday, and CEO Dennis Crowley is optimistic about the app’s future.  He announced on CNBC that the platform’s revenues grew 600% in 2013 – pretty impressive.

Cinemagraphs: The “New” Facebook Ad Format is Mesmerizing GIF/Video Hybrids

Mindjumpers

As auto-play videos is now being fully established on Facebook, the social network is looking into ways to increase the quality of the ads displayed in the News Feed. A new ad format called a cinemagraph could be the answer and it is expected to start appearing soon. Similar Posts: How to secure your Facebook Page from being hacked. General Electric. Honda. Burberry.

How My Article on Quitting Foursquare Caused a 5500% Spike in Blog Traffic in 1 Day

Ari Herzog

Who could predict the rationale for deleting my Foursquare account would cause the largest spike in this blog’s history of daily readership? You can see the Foursquare article is responsible for the mountain. Keep in mind that these are overall blog visitors, not specific to the Foursquare article. Analyzing 365 Days of Blog Visitors Yields Facebook Censorship On Top.

Can Ads Actually Make Foursquare Better

Convince & Convert

In this edition of The Baer Facts, I talk with  Kyle Lacy  of  ExactTarget  about the newly launched Foursquare ads , and whether they are a viable option for marketers, an annoyance for users, both or neither. In April, Bloomberg cited Foursquare data showing  6 million daily check-ins  in January 2013 versus 4 million per day in January 2012. Whither the Check-In? kind of doubt it.

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. Your Status Updates on Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter: A Snapshot in Time. Tags: Social Media Foursquare tools Twitter Be Careful Before Calling Out People.

Why I Deleted My Foursquare Account

Ari Herzog

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. You probably shouldn’t be telling people where you are on Foursquare, should you, Shea?” he said. I was trying not to cry at this point. agree with Steve Garfield (who was also interviewed in Beth’s story) that Foursquare is valuable. Hello?”.

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. Forrester Research recently surveyed 37,000 mobile users and in its report issued this month, a mere 2% of those users had Foursquare accounts. To what extent do geography and demography play a part in Foursquare users and companies? Do more people check into locations who tweet than those who only use Facebook? Foursquare may not be mainstream but its users are having a fun time with it. But, I might.

Zarco 66 Pumping Out Foursquare Deals

Freelance Social Media

You’ll be going there that early in the day because if you are one of the first five people to check in to a Zarco 66 on Foursquare, you will get ten cents off per gallon of gas that you purchase. . The Facebook page mentions that there will be other daily specials. The great idea about having a Foursquare check-in special is the user has to enter the store to redeem the special.

Zarco 66 Pumping Out Foursquare Deals

Freelance Social Media

You’ll be going there that early in the day because if you are one of the first five people to check in to a Zarco 66 on Foursquare, you will get ten cents off per gallon of gas that you purchase. . The Facebook page mentions that there will be other daily specials. The great idea about having a Foursquare check-in special is the user has to enter the store to redeem the special.

Foursquare Gives Users a Holiday Gift

Mindjumpers

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 all new Foursquare

Sherrilynne Starkie

Foursquare has been around for a few years and has always been a bit of location-based fun.  But that’s set to change with yesterday’s relaunch of the ‘All new Foursquare ‘ Image via CrunchBase. Also there are new ‘like’ and comment features á la Facebook. Now Foursquare lets users explore in ways.  It  provides ideas about where to go based on the user’s current location and will show friends that are nearby.  It gives information on specials, sales and promotions and recommendations in the immediate area.  Related articles.

Branded Content: 6 Things To Remember before Publishing

Mindjumpers

It doesn’t need to address your entire customer database or Facebook fans at once. Similar Posts: How to advertise and optimise posts on Facebook. We all know that tight deadlines and a busy everyday life at the office can make you compromise or perhaps skip double-checking. Therefore, as a little help to content marketeers, we have made a small checklist. There – we said it!

Facebook LinkedIn Twitter in 2013

Ari Herzog

Of the three largest social networking sites in the United States, I plan to use Facebook the most, LinkedIn the second-most, and Twitter the least. Facebook in 2013. 1. continue to use Foursquare, Instagram, Pinterest, Flickr, Yelp, and other platforms. Because Facebook is the world’s largest network, it is productively beneficial to spend most of my time there.

Social Media News Ticker: Facebook Tests ‘Save for Later’ Reading Feature, Twitter Beefs Up Security

The Realtime Report

Check out this week’s summary of all the latest social media news, including changes and new features for Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare and Buffer: Facebook. Facebook testing Timehop-like feature to surface past news feed posts – Facebook is testing a new feature that will help users surface old posts from their Timeline (AllThingsD). Foursquare.

Facebook Is Becoming Walmart

Spin Sucks

Which is why, when Facebook announced Places , I rolled my eyes. Facebook comments plugin was introduced a few weeks ago and now Facebook Deals is here. Facebook is becoming the Walmart of social media and it’s eroding the experience. What will happen when Facebook continues to try and be everything to everyone? love Facebook.

The Dark Side of Social Media

Spin Sucks

once was at the movies, checked in on Foursquare (when it was still Foursquare), and when the movie was over, a man was standing outside waiting for me. ” to your Foursquare check-ins that were published on Twitter. Each morning, I hand-select 12 stories to tweet, four for LinkedIn, four for Facebook, and six for Google+. By Gini Dietrich. love social media. link].

Facebook Launches Questions

Mindjumpers

Tweet Yesterday Facebook has launched Facebook Questions, which allows users and pages to post a Question to friends or a Facebook community. It seems like Facebook is constantly picking up on online trends and launching new products to match user needs. Latest with Places to match location-based services like Foursquare and Gowalla. How it works.

How Social Media and Smart Devices Impact Consumers’ Buying Decisions [Infographic]

Mindjumpers

The infographic clearly shows that consumers rely on peer recommendations: Links to user-generated content on social networks (Facebook, Twitter, Google +, Pinterest) make up a quarter of the search results for the top 20 brands in the world. One third of smartphone users have shared their location with a retail company using a check-in-service like Foursquare. Consumers go mobile.

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Social Networking Stats: Moms on Facebook, #RLTM Scoreboard

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Facebook: 1.23 via  Facebook. Foursquare: 45 million users. Moms on Facebook: The Stats. In celebration of Mother’s Day, the Facebook Data Science team took a look at moms on Facebook. identify themselves as mothers on Facebook (by connecting with their children on Facebook, or posting life events about giving birth). YouTube. via  VK.

Social Networking Stats: Active Usage Drops For Facebook and Twitter, #RLTM Scoreboard

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Facebook: 1.23 via  Facebook. Foursquare: 45 million users. Active Usage Drops For Facebook and Twitter. Here’s the change in active usage for each platform over the last two quarters (six months): both Facebook and YouTube saw active usage drop 6%. The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week. billion monthly active users. YouTube. via  VK.

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 News Ticker: Twitter Adds Photo Tagging, Facebook Acquires Oculus VR

The Realtime Report

Check out this week’s summary of all the latest social media news, including changes and new features for Facebook and Twitter: Twitter rolls out photo tagging. Facebook. Foursquare. Twitter. LinkedIn. Klout. Any social media updates that we missed? Let us know in the comments below.

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Social Networking Stats: Facebook Is Top Mobile App, #RLTM Scoreboard

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Facebook: 1.15 via  Facebook. Foursquare: 40 million users. Facebook Is Most Popular Mobile App [Survey]. Which app do you use most frequently on your mobile phone?  A new survey from research firm Consumer Intelligence Research Partners reveals that Facebook dominates mobile apps, and is currently used four times more frequently than runner-up Twitter. YouTube.