Approaching Strangers Through Foursquare

Ari Herzog

Geolocation applications allow you to share your location with other people and associate that location to restaurants, events, and other real-world venues. This privacy intrusion is why I deleted my Foursquare account two years ago. I saw you checked in on Foursquare as I just did.”

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? Related articles you may enjoy: Why I Deleted My Foursquare Account.

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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

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. I find Foursquare’s recommendations to be better curated and more accurate.

Why I Deleted My Foursquare Account

Ari Herzog

I saw that you checked in there on Foursquare, Shea,” he said. 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?” I agree with Steve Garfield (who was also interviewed in Beth’s story) that Foursquare is valuable.

MingleBird – The Next Big Thing?

Mindjumpers

Tweet All eyes on future development of success stories for application development lies within a triangle – the touch points of Social – Mobile – Game Design. I believe the last application (not being an actual game) to come out of this triangle that has turned big is LBS applications like Foursquare and Gowalla , with a call for human interaction, a game design to win mayor ships, badges etc – and all powered through your mobile.

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Social, Local, Mobile: The SoLoMo Revolution

Mindjumpers

Besides social media platforms as Facebook, geo-localising applications are popular amongst smartphone users who check into locations or tag the location onto a photo. The rise of smartphones has paved the way for the SoLoMo revolution.

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Are Your Customers Trying to Find Your Business on Their Phones: 5 Facts That You Should Know

Social Media Citizens

From text marketing to applications, the market is abuzz with the “power of mobile.”. Consumer Behavior Tools Trends foursquare mobile marketingThere has been a lot of talk about the power of mobile marketing.

10 Tips For Taking A Vacation From Social Media

SocMed Sean

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. I’m making the official call. Social Media is ubiquitous.

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Gamification: Why Play?

Mindjumpers

The post contained an infographic that predicted the most popular online activity and trend of the future to be location-based services such as Foursquare and Facebook Places. Take Foursquare as an example. Foursquare’s entire concept and business is built around gamification.

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.

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

The Realtime Report

The Games organizers also used a remarkable array of platforms, strategies and applications to drive fan engagement around the games. million social media followers across Twitter, Facebook, Google+, Foursquare.

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. Take a look at the Twitter mobile application, then take a look at your mobile experience. foursquare.

Bailout Application

Koka Sexton

Koka Sexton dot Com Home About Koka Contact Twitter FULL RSS Bailout Application I could use some of that federal bail out money just about now. or Geotracking services are picking up steam and in my post about Foursquare, Gowalla and Yelp I was still sifting Koka Sexton dot Com: [.]

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. Foursquare! This is a guest post by Angela Denby.

The Next Big Thing After Twitter! Is FourSquare The Answer?

Atom Thought

I was beginning to hear a lot about Foursquare in the past few months , actually more after I bought the iPhone3G, and in the past few days decided to explore and experience Foursquare myself. However Foursquare takes it to the next level intelligently by using the entire concept as if it were a video game. So How does FourSquare Work? Foursquare allows users to ‘check-in’ whenever they visit a place.

Intro to Foursquare, Brightkite & Location-Based Social Media

Socialized

Location-based services — applications that “know” where you are and can use that information to connect you with people, places and things — are one of the hot new classes of social media applications. Check the application developer’s site for compatibility.

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How to Get Your Profile and Data Completely Disconnected from Klout

Unspoken

2011: BE AWARE that scores of so called "disabled" profiles on Klout.com can still be visible with Klout browser extensions on twitter.com, and in 3rd party applications such us MarketMeSuite and HootSuite. FOURSQUARE. LATES UPDATE.

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How JotForm Helps You Create Web Forms and How You Can Help Me Test Its Effectiveness

Ari Herzog

Related articles you may enjoy: Foursquare, Plancast, and Tungle: 3 Applications to Share Your Activities. By clicking to JotForm’s website , you are presented with a what-you-see-is-what-you-get form creator.

Check-in on Product Discussion and Get Rewarded on German Rating Site

Mindjumpers

The Chicken” is a German website based in Berlin and it applies a Foursquare model to product and brand discussions. Brands get pages too – and an iPhone application makes it a lot easier for people to participate. Similar Posts: Foursquare Gives Users a Holiday Gift.

The One Thing You Should Pay Attention To

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And June, the average user spent just under 43 minutes a day using mobile applications versus an average 64 minutes using the Internet. So basically, users are checking Twitter and Foursquare more often as opposed to spending more time in the apps in any given session." foursquare. flurry foursquare idc mobileapps smartphone twitter webbrowsingtechcrunch webconsumption wiredmagazinethewebisdeadPeople hated Wired Magazine for saying that "the Web is dead."

Bailout Application - Koka Sexton dot Com

Koka Sexton

Koka Sexton dot Com Home About Koka Contact Twitter FULL RSS Bailout Application I could use some of that federal bail out money just about now. or Geotracking services are picking up steam and in my post about Foursquare, Gowalla and Yelp I was still sifting Koka Sexton dot Com: [.]

Foursquare Gowalla and Yelp Oh'My

Koka Sexton

Koka Sexton dot Com Home About Koka Contact Twitter FULL RSS Foursquare Gowalla and Yelp Oh’My I’ve become obsessed with location based applications for my iPhone. Yelp was my first introduction to using an application to share my whereabouts with my friends.

When a Picture is Truly Worth 1,000 Words

Convince & Convert

For anyone that doesn’t know what a location based service is, it’s an application or website that you access from a mobile device to check in — or digitally acknowledge — that you are at a particular location. Some of the top location-based services are Facebook Places , foursquare , Gowalla and SCVNGR. mobile Aaron Strout foodspotting Foursquare Gowalla LBS location-based services microcontent WCG

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #43

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Foursquare , Twitter , Amazon and others work hard to convince developers to build on their programming interfaces. This diagram shows the vast array of tools and services that help developers build modern web applications, from commonplace components (search, maps) to the more esoteric (machine learning) It's no coincidence that Android , the Hydrogen of Google's world, reacts with pretty much everything." foursquare. web applications.

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. Foursquare and Gowalla are evolving quickly.

10 Tools for Measuring Your Social Media Influence

Pamorama

Using data from Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Foursquare, Klout measures how many people you influence (true reach), how much you influence them (amplification), and how influential they are (network score), and assigns a score from 1 to 100.

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?)

Facebook LinkedIn Twitter in 2013

Ari Herzog

Related, I intend to publish an e-book on my Twitter evolution in the coming months… Other Applications in 2013. I continue to use Foursquare, Instagram, Pinterest, Flickr, Yelp, and other platforms. That is the order of my priorities in 2013.

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

SocMed Sean

24) If part of your mobile/social strategy is to build a Facebook application, just remember that Facebook apps can’t be accessed via the Facebook mobile app. Twitter 27) Twitter is not just about people eating oatmeal and sharing where they checked in on FourSquare.

Geoff’s Market Research Bulletin – 1st Edition

Geoff Livingston

In looking at groups of location-based applications on mobile devices, the Pew Research Service’s Internet and American Life Project recently reported that 28% of American adults have used at least one of them. Image by Robert Scoble.

The Social Media Monitoring Lighthouse – A Guide on What and How to Monitor

Razor Social

Talkwalker offers an enterprise-monitoring solution but it also has a free alerts application. We already mentioned a free alerts application provided by Talkwalker but their main application is an enterprise social-media monitoring tool.

Android Apps I can’t live without

Jeff Esposito

Foursquare – Like many folks, I have been anxious to see which location-based application would come out as the clear leader in the space. Going in to the conference, I was expecting big things from Gowalla and SCVNGR, unfortunately for them foursquare 3.0 Are there applications that you could not live without? foursquare Geolocation Mobile Android apps Google Google Maps Gowalla scvngr Weather channel

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

Almost Savvy

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.

How Social Media Changes Retail Storefronts

Ari Herzog

They are sharing customer reviews, social networking sites to find them online, and smartphone applications to improve the user experience. In the front window next to the door there are four social decals — Google Favorite Places, CitySearch, Foursquare, and LevelUp.

5 Ways to Digitize Santa

Dave Fleet

Christmas list application: Snail mail is so 1990! Given that the kids, we hear, aren’t even sending email now, Santa should consider creating an application that enables people to submit their Christmas lists via Facebook.

Facebook Launches Questions

Mindjumpers

Latest with Places to match location-based services like Foursquare and Gowalla. Tweet Yesterday Facebook has launched Facebook Questions, which allows users and pages to post a Question to friends or a Facebook community.

Glympse: Location Service As a Utility

Mindjumpers

Where Foursquare allows your friends to see where you are, Glympse allows your friends to see where you are heading.

Glympse: Location Service As a Utility

Mindjumpers

Where Foursquare allows your friends to see where you are, Glympse allows your friends to see where you are heading.

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

www.toprankblog.com

StrongMail Social Studio – Comprehensive social media marketing platform with a referral marketing platform, social sharing tool and campaign management application. Also includes access to 7 white-labeled, best practice social networking applications.