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

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. I didn’t say “Foursquare has beaten the competition” or “Foursquare has succeed”…I just said they outlasted the competition.

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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. Foursquare usage in July was up 118% year-over-year.

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? Connect: Twitter | Facebook | Email | 978.558.0008. Media Foursquare

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.

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

The Realtime Report

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. I am committed to working every day to make Facebook better for you, and hopefully together one day we will be able to connect the rest of the world too.”

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. Tweet.

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?

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. Facebook has around 800 million members – why not spend an afternoon learning about Google Plus?

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. The Growth of Foursquare In an Infographic.

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. 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: 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. Foursquare.

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.

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

The Realtime Report

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.

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.

Ad Opportunities on Twitter, Foursquare and Tumblr

Mindjumpers

For brands with a presence on Facebook, Twitter etc., 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.

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. Analyzing 365 Days of Blog Visitors Yields Facebook Censorship On Top.

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 Network

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.

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.

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. Will You Miss My Facebook Friendship?

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?

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. TIME FOR A SMOOTHIE!

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. TIME FOR A SMOOTHIE!

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. Similar Posts: How to secure your Facebook Page from being hacked.

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. And new Foursquare promises innovations and features to come soon. Related posts: A week of Foursquare checkins.

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.

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. I continue to use Foursquare, Instagram, Pinterest, Flickr, Yelp, and other platforms.

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!

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.

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.

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

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Social media played an enormous role in driving traffic and engagement: 66% of web traffic (to London2012.com) during the Games came from search; Facebook was the top referring traffic source after search. million social media followers across Twitter, Facebook, Google+, Foursquare.

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. Foursquare is the clear favourite for me so I will focus more on that here.

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. the average age of moms on Facebook is 47.

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

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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. Facebook. Foursquare.

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

The Realtime Report

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%.

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]. The majority of those polled (54%) included Facebook, Instagram or both on their list of most frequently used apps.

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.

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Social Networking Stats: Teens Prefer Instagram Over Facebook, #RLTM Scoreboard

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Facebook: 1.23 via Facebook. Foursquare: 45 million users. via Facebook. Teens Prefer Instagram Over Facebook, Twitter. One year ago, Facebook was the preferred social network for teens, listed as the most important social platform by 33% of those surveyed.