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. Media Foursquare networking

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

Laurel Papworth

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. Foursquare Social Media Marketing Workshop.

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Interview with Community Manager: Jonas de los Reyes from Yahoo!

Social Media Citizens

Jonas de los Reyes is a lead community manager of Yahoo! G: How did you build your experience as community manager? J: For me, it was a combination of things happening in my career that stirred my path to community management. G: Where is the best place to build the community?

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HootSuite Talks to Spanish Speaking Community

Idaconcpts

Among the affected are HootSuite, Reddit, Foursquare and Quora. On April 21, 2011 there are several websites down. The problems appear to be caused by an issue affecting the Amazon Web Services. The company claims that are working to resolve the problem.

8 ways to deal with negative comments in online communities

Laurel Papworth

How do you respond to a negative comment in an online community, on Facebook? Unless they go off and create an anti-community such as Dell Hell, alert the Press and continue to pursue their point of view. Law as bullying tactic rarely works, it just incenses the community.

Paywall for News.com and Online Community Social Media

Laurel Papworth

As tomorrow is an historic day – The Australian and other news.com sites move behind the paywall – what WILL we pay for, what SHOULD we pay for and what OTHER revenues streams are being missed by News.com refusal to build online communities around their content?

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

Mindjumpers

Community Management Content Marketing Facebook Foursquare Google Google+ I forgot to categorize Instagram Linkedin Mindjumpers Mindjumpers Network Trends Twitter

Social, Local, Mobile: The SoLoMo Revolution

Mindjumpers

The increasing popularity of location-based mobile social networks such as Foursquare, Foodspotting and Instagram, indicates more than ever that this is the future. The rise of smartphones has paved the way for the SoLoMo revolution.

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Create a World-Class Online Community for Your Business

mashable.com

Edwards and Telligent CTO Rob Howard are releasing a white paper today that delineates what these standard-setting communities of the future will look like. According to their research, here are nine steps businesses must take in order to make their online communities world-class.

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Open Community Case Study – Empowering the Periphery

SocialFish

Community: American Library Association. Your community is not your database. Community unlocks more useful data. Using its online community ALA Connect and social media, ALA has reached out to members and nonmembers, actively soliciting their feedback, ideas and participation.

Open Community Case Study – American Library Association

SocialFish

Community: American Library Association. Your community is not your database. Community unlocks more useful data. Using its online community ALA Connect and social media, ALA has reached out to members and nonmembers, actively soliciting their feedback, ideas and participation.

What to Look For When Hiring a Community Manager

mashable.com

Commonly referred to as the “Community Manager,&# these brand ambassadors are a company’s direct link to its customers, owning the critical responsibility to grow, shape and respond to online conversations happening around that brand. Do You Need A Community Manager?

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. Foursquare give you points for first login of the day, for becoming a Mayor etc.

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.

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

Mindjumpers

Customer reviews, questions and answers, internet forums and user-generated videos are the social and community tools that influence consumers the most. One third of smartphone users have shared their location with a retail company using a check-in-service like Foursquare.

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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. Foursquare.

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

Webbiquity SMM

Megan O’Neill offers helpful tips for increasing exposure of your online videos, including using annotations across videos, creating playlists, and actively participating in the YouTube community. Cohen describes how GE found success with a private social media community.

Facebook Removal of Fanpages. Community Pages.

Laurel Papworth

If you want a really obvious example – even if Twitter shuts down, Facebook removes my account, and Foursquare/Flickr/YouTube and so on disown me, people can still find me on this blog. Fanpage vs community vs brand vs groups. The new Fan page is Community page.

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. to increase visibility in the online community. Foursquare! Be sure to stay in touch with the community.

The Real Pokémon Go Business Lessons

Geoff Livingston

Pokémon Go may be too big to fail, but how many brands can really afford to anger their customer communities like this? If there was any lesson learned from the social media era, it was listen to your community. Instead, I wonder how I can leverage that community to help my clients.

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The Next Billion-Dollar Startup

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Companies like Rovio (makers of the highly addictive Angry Birds video game), Foursquare (the location-based mobile social network), Spotify (the socially-driven music streaming service) and even Airbnb (instead of staying at a hotel, you can pay to crash at someone's pad) could be next. foursquare. The truth about Instagram. There wasn't a building high enough for me to jump off of when I first heard about Facebook acquiring Instagram for a billion dollars two weeks ago.

How to Optimize Your Brand’s Twitter Presence [infographic]

Mindjumpers

Ad Opportunities on Twitter, Facebook, Foursquare and Tumblr. Community Management Twitter Brands customers Facebook Followers Infographic PhoneDog Price of Twitter followers Social Media

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MingleBird – The Next Big Thing?

Mindjumpers

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. MingleBird is a startup from LA, founded by four graduate students from USC´s Annebergs Programe for Online Communities.

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The Ugly Truth About Business Models And The Advertising Scapegoat

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It's something that everyone from Facebook , YouTube , Twitter , Quora and Foursquare continue to grapple with. Today on MoBlog (via MediaPost ), there was a Blog post titled, Can Foursquare Find A Business Model? that looked at the recently upgraded Foursquare platform: "The changes to its app suggest new or expanded avenues for businesses to drive traffic and build loyalty by partnering with Foursquare. foursquare.

It’s Time to Stop Focusing on New Technologies

Unspoken

What I mean is that we should stop focusing on the tools, and focus instead on what the internet and social media universe were meant to accomplish – building relationships and harnessing communities. I strongly believe that you can have the best technology, but if you have no relationship and no community, you will never be successful. ” Focus Instead on Building Community. One way people are using their social media time now is to build ad hoc communities.

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It’s Time to Stop Focusing on New Technologies

Unspoken

What I mean is that we should stop focusing on the tools, and focus instead on what the internet and social media universe were meant to accomplish – building relationships and harnessing communities. I strongly believe that you can have the best technology, but if you have no relationship and no community, you will never be successful. ” Focus Instead on Building Community. One way people are using their social media time now is to build ad hoc communities.

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Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2010

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

As many of you know, I have an annual tradition of giving back to the community on my birthday, which is why this year is no different. Since I can’t read everything written by the Internet Marketing community, I ask my Twitter and Facebook followers for their own recommendations.

The Question Of Quora

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Over the past few years the answer has been, " Foursquare , Gowalla or Groupon " until recently. Imagine the ability to really ask serious and honest questions of your consumers and community members. foursquare. 140characters albertsheu blogger digg facebook foursquare gowalla groupon jeremiahowyang journalism journalist marketofone marketing media onlineplatform questionandanswer quora siliconvalley tweeters twitter walledgarden

135 Million Users Are Active in Google+ Stream

The Realtime Report

New features include Google+ Communities (similar to Facebook Groups) and an Instagram rival for Android devices (already available for iOS) that allows users to share photos on Google+ as well as Facebook, Twitter and email.

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. Latest with Places to match location-based services like Foursquare and Gowalla.

Mashable Summit and Foursquare Dennis Crowley

Laurel Papworth

Foursquare announces new World Cup partnership with CNN. Foursquare cofounder Dennis Crowley on live at the moment. AJ Bombers sold 30% more burgers through a Foursquare special. This is not a post on Foursquare – what it is etc, – but some of the discussions in the live stream have revealed nuggets. Foursquare already have revenue! My question re: Will Foursquare move across to from Points to Facebook Credits wasn’t asked/answered Oh well.

Think Twice About Automating Your Social Media Efforts

SocMed Sean

I also am not a fan of posting FourSquare updates, quotes from famous people, or trivial content like ASCII twitter art. I recently participate in an Twitter chat where the conversation turned to whether or not it’s a good idea to automate social media activities.

Quora? Verdict: Awesome.

SocialFish

It’s therefore about the social object – which is a HUGE factor in the success of any Open Community , of course. To me that’s another signpoint for a successful open community, that it allows for potentially messy evolution. Open Community cool tools serendipity

Social Networking Stats: Instagram Reaches 80 Million Users, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

Foursquare: over 20 million users. via Foursquare. According to Instagram: “We’re excited to announce that the Instagram community has grown to over 80 million registered users who have shared nearly 4 billion photos!

Google: Plus or Minus?

Geoff Livingston

Unless you are an Internet personality, an organization with a full-time community manager or a professional online content publisher , there is not enough time to succeed in the multitude of social networks AND manage your own social content. Facebook remains a core community.

Facebook Intensive Class – Computer Class, 1 Day

Laurel Papworth

All your questions will be answered as your facilitator has been managing Facebook Pages with 1 million plus fans for several years and growing online communities in general for 20 years. Pinterest, Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus, Foursquare, 2 hour, 1/2 day and full day classes.

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Stop Your Smartphone From Telling Burglars Where You Live

Ari Herzog

Because today’s smartphones are preinstalled with GPS technology (that power your maps and Foursquare apps so you always know where you are), that technology is also added in the form of metadata that is attached to every photo or video your device records. Photo by Pieter Vieu.

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Is Your Brand Socially Agile?

Convince & Convert

Undoubtedly they’re doing great stuff like Foursquare check-ins on Mars, that sort of a thing. Andy White, Audi @white.

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10 Examples of Social Media ROI [Infographic]

Pamorama

Built a community of 13,000. Channels used: Foursquare, Twitter, and Facebook. Created “Foursquare Day” that increased hamburger sales 110%. Does social media drive ROI? Many brands are still plagued by this question. .

Facebook by the Numbers [infographic]

Mindjumpers

Foursquare Has Hit The 10 Mill Mark [infographic]. Facebook Social Media Social Network active users Brands Connect customers Engage Facebook by numbers Facebook Page fans Infographic interact Mashable online community overview of Facebook