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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.

Twitter Rolling Out Foursquare-Powered Locations to iOS Users

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Foursquare agreed in March 2015  to power location data on tweets with location tags, but not much has come of it, until now. reader tipped Josh Constine  of TechCrunch  off to the existence of Foursquare-powered location feeds on Twitter, and Twitter confirmed to Constine that it is currently rolling out the feature to IOS users, with other platforms to be added soon.

5 Tips: How Brands Can Use Foursquare to Grow

Mindjumpers

Tweet More and more people are using Foursquare to check in and share their location. If you wish to use foursquare as a marketing channel for your brand, here is a list of things you can do when starting on Foursquare: 1. Claim you place on foursquare. Grow your business with foursquare “Specials!” Read more about Foursquare for business.

Foursquare Teams Up with American Express

Mindjumpers

According to the Wall Street Journal , Foursquare has partnered with American Express to offer discounts for shoppers who use Foursquare. It will work like this: AmEx customers can register their cards in Foursquare to get access to special offers. With this partnership, Foursquare has the opportunity to gain more users or to make existing ones use it more frequently.

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 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. Many features on Google Plus are similar to Facebook. Foursquare Social Media Marketing Workshop.

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

The Realtime Report

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 rolls out Foursquare-like feature to some iOS users – a new function is available for select iOS users on Facebook that “helps users divulge information about the places they visit, using a color-coding system;” this new function bears a “striking resemblance” to a key feature of Foursquare (TIME). Foursquare.

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. Twitter experimenting with pop-up notifications on the web – Twitter is testing another new feature; a notification window that pops up whenever a user receives a reply or mention (Engadget).

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?”.

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

The Realtime Report

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. Instagram.

Feature Friday: Is Social Networking Making Us Less Social?

Ari Herzog

The following is a feature article by Christopher Roberts. Facebook, Twitter, Bebo, LinkedIn, MySpace, Foursquare… These are examples of social networking sites, but you knew that. Do you feel as close (not physical distance, but that feeling that comes from inside) to your friends as you did when there was no social media? -- Ari Herzog thanks you for reading Feature Friday: Is Social Networking Making Us Less Social? Related posts: Feature Friday: How to Successfully Network Online. Features networkingAre you better off because of them? Great! Right?

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.

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. The new features might been expected to get launched by some users and it’s seems like people are already testing and using it. It makes Foursquare even more social than earlier – and that’s what people want!

Branded Content: 6 Things To Remember before Publishing

Mindjumpers

Do not rely on word processors and their spell checking features, they don’t catch everything – especially not the most frustrating typos such as using “there” instead of “their” etc. We all know that tight deadlines and a busy everyday life at the office can make you compromise or perhaps skip double-checking. By following this you will hopefully avoid too many major mistakes.

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

Mindjumpers

The effect is quite hypnotic and certainly attention-grabbing especially when played in a loop, a feature Facebook just added to Instagram this month. Twitter Aim to Regain Momentum with New Video & Group Message Features. The cinemagraph is nothing new – it’s moving GIFs, but with the motion being restrained to just a few parts of the image. General Electric. Honda. Burberry.

Path: the sequel

Sherrilynne Starkie

Path, available for iOS and Android devices, also integrates with Twitter, Facebook, Foursquare and Tumblr to allow cross-posting to the social networks. This feature might ruffle some privacy feathers. Featured Headline Social Media Facebook Foursquare MySpace Path.com Social network TwitterWell over a year ago a new social network, Path, was launched. My take? 

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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. million Foursquare users. There is a very good chance your business is already on Foursquare.

10 Tips For Taking A Vacation From Social Media

SocMed Sean

Not only will it keep your cube from being trashed while you’re out, it will help avoid the temptation to tweet or post the photos. 7) Buy a guidebook featuring popular restaurants, tourist destinations, maps, and travel tips – I know it seems old-fashioned, but having a physical book will help keep you off Google Maps, Yelp, Foursquare, and Urban Spoon. Trust me, I tried.

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50 (of the) Best Social Media Guides, Tips and Insights of 2011 (So Far)

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The always-insightful Adam Holden-Bache contends that location-based services like Foursquare aren’t just for consumer marketers, and supplies ideas on how B2B marketers can capitalize such as through partnerships with non-competitive local businesses, incentives and rewards, and in event marketing (“Are you seeing a lot of your contacts attending certain business events? But 44.24

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&#. Media.

Will the CoTweet gamble pay off?

Sherrilynne Starkie

By bringing to a close our free product, we’ll expand our ability to focus on bringing you new innovations and cutting-edge products and features.” week of Foursquare checkins. Featured Headline Social Media Twitter CoTweet Dodo ExactTarget Foursquare HootSuite - Social Media Dashboard TweetdeckCoTweet , the easy-to-use and fantastically handy social media tool that lets many individuals to collaborate on publishing content on Twitter, is going the way of the Dodo in a few weeks. Image via CrunchBase. ” Commenters on the blog are not at all happy. 

Think Twice About Automating Your Social Media Efforts

SocMed Sean

digests, Foursquare updates, and auto-retweeting of certain “trusted resources”   In the end, there was a strong consensus that while some automation is valuable, over-automating your social media activities actually defeats the purpose of building individual relationships with your customers or community members. These are just my preferences, though. Cheers! Digg this!

Realtime Restaurant Deals: Can LiveDeal Succeed Where Groupon, LivingSocial Failed?

The Realtime Report

There are daily deals from the likes of Groupon and LivingSocial, or the ability to offer deals to consumers checking in or using Foursquare, the location-based social platform. Foursquare is a more direct competitor; businesses can create specials on their Foursquare page, which (depending on a user’s settings) will pop up when a consumer approaches the business.

BrainDump: 101+ Things You MUST Know About Social Media For Business

SocMed Sean

Twitter 27) Twitter is not just about people eating oatmeal and sharing where they checked in on FourSquare. Doing so, will get you some additional features and tools. FourSquare 70) Please don’t publish every check-in to Twitter and Facebook. 71) If you don’t know someone personally, don’t ask to follow them on FourSquare. So, here they are. Cheers!

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. Foursquare. Facebook. Twitter. LinkedIn. Klout. Any social media updates that we missed? Let us know in the comments below.

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Social Media News Ticker: Edit Your Facebook ‘Look Back,’ LinkedIn Kills ‘Intro,’ Twitter Debuts Data Grant Program

The Realtime Report

Check out this week’s summary of all the latest social media news, including changes and new features for Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Foursquare: Facebook’s Look Back movie now has edit options. Foursquare. Social Media News Ticker app collections Bright Facebook Facebook ''Look Back'' Foursquare LinkedIn LinkedIn ''Intro'' Microsoft Twitter data grant Twitter.

Realtime Olympics: 60% of London 2012 Visits Came Via Mobile; Facebook Was 2nd Highest Traffic Source

The Realtime Report

million social media followers across Twitter, Facebook, Google+, Foursquare. The top of every page featured a drop down menu with live events, and each country page featured a list of athletes competing that day.  A pop up “sticky bar” at the bottom of each page featured live results. The organization counted 4.7 Many Ways to Engage. Want more details?

Why Alps Bethneck is 5 Years Old

Ari Herzog

Foursquare? FeaturesThis is a guest blog post by Stephen Black. This is his story. 2005: Flickr. Do I want to treat Flickr as a serious base for showcasing my photographic works? Or, do I want to use it as a base for experimentation? Ask Chiaki Williams. 2007: Facebook. Do I really want my email addresses and more to be in the hands of some Ivy league whiz kid? 2010: Twitter. Maybe.

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Weak Passwords Can Jeopardize Your Personal And Professional Security [Infographic]

SocMed Sean

What kinds of information are you sharing on social networks like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Foursquare and YouTube: Your name Your location Your employer and your employment history Your kids’ names Your kids’ schools (how many of their photos have their school name on them?) Are your passwords strong? Better yet…are they weak? Do you know the difference? Wrong! Cheers!

Local Business Offers Up Foursquare Special

Freelance Social Media

Social Links Freelance Social Media Social Media Tips and Marketing Blog Home About Contact Subscribe Local Business Offers Up Foursquare Special by Justin on June 9, 2010 Last week, I wrote about  Foursquare’s widespread growth and how some organizations are trying to utilize the location based social network. The Sandbar recently  announced its very own Foursquare special.

How to Create a Pinterest Place Board for An Event

SocialFish

You have to add each place individually via Foursquare. If a place isn’t already a venue in Foursquare, you’ll have to go add the place on Foursquare then try again. You have a choice of selecting photos that are pulled in via Foursquare or uploading your own. Content Strategy Featured From the Trenches Implementation Also with social media and associations.

Social Media Isn’t About The Numbers! Or Is It?

SocMed Sean

Is he one of those annoying Twitter Noobs who simply tweets what he’s eating, where he checked-in on Foursquare, and quotes from popular authors/politicians? Blogs Facebook Featured Humor LinkedIn Social Media Twitter best practices measurement networking social media social networking strategyI’ve said it once, I’ll say it again. So, should you ignore the numbers?

Kill The Drudgery Of Social Media With IFTTT

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Foursquare. Enter a search term, view featured, or view trending recipes (as shown below). Cool Social Tools Featured Implementation automation cool tools IFTTT social media management strategic thinking technology You know what’s a huge time-suck? Social Social media drudgery. You know, the tedious and repetitive tasks that are part of every social media manager’s job.

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Embarrassing updates in social media

Sherrilynne Starkie

” The website sends search bots to crawl Facebook and Foursquare to find key words such as “hungover” and “cannabis” and divides the findings into four categories: “Who wants to get fired?”, There’s a feature which which allows anyone highlighted on the site to request the removal of their post. Nicked from Marketing Pilgrim.

Technology Removes Technology

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Dennis Crowley of Foursquare was recently featured in a TV ad for Best Buy where he boasts that his smartphone is the only thing that he'll go back home to get if he forgets it. foursquare. What do you make of the meteoric rise of the iPhone and iPad ? Simple is as simple does. It's the hardest thing to do. What do these people all have in common? It's almost sensual. Do you?

Social Media News Ticker: Tumblr Users Can Now Customize Blogs Via Mobile

The Realtime Report

Check out this week’s summary of all the latest social media news, including changes and new features for Twitter, Tumblr, Foursquare and Snapchat: Tumblr’s app update allows users to customize the way their blog looks on mobile. Foursquare. Twitter. Tumblr. Snapchat. Any social media updates that we missed? Let us know in the comments below.

The Launch Ticker = Awesome Way to Get Your Tech News Fix

SocialFish

Specifically, by limiting the areas of editorial coverage to startups, technology and features – excluding a lot of financial news, hardware and maybe enterprise stuff. Only cover things you think I would find interesting/important (e.g., I don’t care about the fluctuations in Mark Zuckerberg’s net worth, but I do care about a new feature in Foursquare). 3.

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Social Media News Ticker: Facebook Tests ‘Buy’ Button, Twitter Acquires CardSpring

The Realtime Report

Check out all the latest social media news from the last two weeks, including changes and new features for Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare, Tumblr, YouTube and Vine: Facebook. Foursquare. Social Media News Ticker: Foursquare Launches Swarm, YouTube Reportedy Buying Twitch. Facebook tests new ‘buy’ button for online purchases in U.S. Reuters). Twitter. YouTube.

Social Media Success is About the Wizard, Not the Wand

Convince & Convert

His example was his local watering hole, where he figures by the time he’s checked in 10 times, the offer they make on Foursquare should encourage his evangelism, not just offer a discount on an item he doesn’t order. Because they are trying to run their core business, not maximize the value of Foursquare. No new Facebook features. And he’s absolutely right.

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Social Media Sommeliers – Choosing perfect pairs of social networks

The New Strategist

The endorsement feature made LinkedIn spammy to me and weakened the recommendations, which I felt was their most valuable asset. There is so much potential with Foursquare and Twitter. When sharing where you are on Foursquare it would be great to have better Twitter integration to connect better with a potential new place to experience.” Smart stuff, to be sure.

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