The all new Foursquare

Sherrilynne Starkie

Foursquare has been around for a few years and has always been a bit of location-based fun. The social network boasts a community of 20 million users, but never really seemed to go mainstream. But that’s set to change with yesterday’s relaunch of the ‘All new Foursquare ‘ Image via CrunchBase. Now Foursquare lets users explore in ways. And new Foursquare promises innovations and features to come soon. Foursquare is open for business.

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

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

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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. Foursquare. Any social media updates that we missed? Social Media News Ticker Facebook Facebook Camera Facebook Poke Foursquare gaming geolocation social media news ticker Swarm Twitch Youtube

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. Any social media updates that we missed? Social Media News Ticker Bolt deep learning Facebook Facebook Gifts Facebook Messenger Foursquare hashtags Instagram LinkedIn Mitro social media news Swarm Twitter

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. They want to attract the younger and more tech savvy generation, which shows that the credit card company is eager to follow consumer trends and get on board the social networking train. It will work like this: AmEx customers can register their cards in Foursquare to get access to special offers. Tweet.

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. If you are a business, you should claim your places, which means that you are now a manager of your places on foursquare. Grow your business with foursquare “Specials!”

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. Tweet Yesterday, Fousquare launched a new version of their service.

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

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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 and Foursquare: Facebook launches mobile app Paper. Foursquare. Get ready to order in from FoursquareFoursquare has teamed up with an online food delivery company, GrubHub Seamless, to let Foursquare users place an order for delivery directly from the app (Media Bistro).

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. But I returned to the Foursquare community last winter and now share my check-ins on a daily basis. I saw you checked in on Foursquare as I just did.”

How to Use Foursquare for Small Business

Idaconcpts

The location-based service Foursquare offers individual users the chance to share where they are and get recommendations on where to go next. As a small business, you’re probably blown away by the figures: 20 million users worldwide are on Foursquare, and they have racked up 2.5 Here are 5 tips on using Foursquare to promote your small business. This marks you as the manager and allows you to take advantage of Foursquare’s tools to attract users.

Politics & Social Media – The President Joins Foursquare

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Barack Obama has long been considered the politician to lead the way with social media. According to a 2008 New York Times article , Obama is the first president to truly understand social media. Tuesday morning, the president’s administration announced that he would be joining Foursquare. Foursquare is great for businesses to engage their customers, but can it work the same way for BO?

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. Most location-based services have a few basic social networking features like finding and adding friends, and communicating with friends via private messages. Foursquare, for example, runs only on iPhone and Android, though other versions are under development.

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?”, No information is posted that hasn’t been published by the social media users themselves. Social Stalker Site Shames Those Who Say Silly Things in Public. Nicked from Marketing Pilgrim.

This week in Social Media

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Categories: Blog , Facebook , Social Media Marketing Tags: athletes on social media , email marketing , Facebook , foursquare , google plus , harp social , social media In case you missed it, here’s a short roundup of social media news, tips and updates from Harp Social for the week of October 14-18. Learn about how athletes dominate social media better than most! Post by Harp Social.

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

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The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week. Foursquare: 45 million users. if you have additional updates, or a social network that you feel should be on the list. . 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. A few more stats from the interview: Foursquare has more than 60 million venues in their database.

How to Use Foursquare for Small Business

Idaconcpts

The location-based service Foursquare offers individual users the chance to share where they are and get recommendations on where to go next. As a small business, you’re probably blown away by the figures: 20 million users worldwide are on Foursquare, and they have racked up 2.5 Here are 5 tips on using Foursquare to promote your small business. This marks you as the manager and allows you to take advantage of Foursquare’s tools to attract users.

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. Naturally, promoting products and retailers through the social network will have to be, as with everything else in social media, relevant to the receiver in order to be successful.

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. Competitors like Yelp, GoWalla and Loopt have fallen by the wayside, leaving Foursquare to be the one left standing.

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. In the last few months, a growing number of businesses have begun to utilize the “specials&# feature on Foursquare. Media.

How Broadway uses Foursquare

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And when I go, I want everyone in my social media world to know what I’m seeing, so I always take a minute before the curtain opens to check in via Foursquare. For shows targeting the 20-something set of theatre-goers, like Broadway’s runaway hit Book of Mormon , promotions on Foursquare are most fitting. Living in New York, I take every opportunity I can to go to Broadway shows. It really is one of the best parts of living in the city.

Stand By for a Foursquare Superuser

Socialized

And are those of us risking our lives every day on the social media front lines any less deserving of respect? Perhaps it doesn’t deserve the status of a combat fighter pilot, but Foursquare has upgraded me to “Superuser&# status, which means: “you gain the ability to edit our venue database (fixing incorrect addresses, suggesting duplicate venues, marking places as “closed&# , matching venues with their Twitter accounts).

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. I realized that I use Foursquare for three main purposes these days: Fitness. The gamification aspect of Foursquare was fun. Using Foursquare while on vacation allows me to track and remember memories.

Facebook About to Drop a Bomb on Foursquare?

Socialized

Changes announced today to Facebook’s privacy agreement suggest the company is about to flip the switch and add location-based capabilities to the social network. Some think this might mean the end for standalone location-based services like Foursquare and Brightkite. Experts ” have recently placed Foursquare valuations in the $50M to $70M range. I think this is low, and I also think it is too soon for Foursquare to sell.

Syndicating FourSquare to Twitter

Ari Herzog

I enjoy reading Maggie’s and Steve’s tweets, ripe with social media strategies and government discourse, respectively; but I don’t give a hoot where and when they eat, drink, and play. 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. Tags: Social Media Foursquare tools Twitter

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

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The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week. Foursquare: over 25 million users. via SmartBlog on Social Media. Please email marissa@modernmediapartners.com if you have additional updates, or a social network that you feel should be on the list. 42% of Those Who Downloaded Foursquare App Use It Actively. Foursquare had 10.4 Foursquare usage in July was up 118% year-over-year.

My Foursquare Rep Noticed Some Unusual Activity on My Account

Socialized

What if Foursquare ran its customer service like CitiBank Visa…? 4sqpimp : I got a call today from Brad, my Foursquare rep. Brad from Foursquare customer service. It seems like Foursquare really cares about me as an individual. It’s good to know that I can go through my day checking in whenever I feel like it, knowing that the integrity of my account, and each and every check-in, is protected from abuse by the good people at 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. GroupTabs is a startup that is being billed as a cross between Groupon and Foursquare. Media.

Foursquare Driving Media Paranoia Fun Fest

Socialized

Mainstream media are having a field day scaring consumers into thinking that criminals are preying on users of social networks that disclose their geographic locations. The idea is that you “check in&# with a service like Brightkite or Foursquare , letting your friends know you are at a restaurant, the office, the gym, etc., “God damn Foursquare! You shouldn’t be on Foursquare!&#.

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. Obviously, these numbers are large but I didn’t quite realize how widespread Foursquare really was until this past weekend. Along the way I decided to check in on Foursquare each time we stopped. Media.

Roskilde Festival is on Foursquare

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Blog About Clients Cases Tribesourcing Video People & Contact Bloggers « Defining a Strategy To Use Content In B2B Marketing Meet The Founder of The Bees Awards » Roskilde Festival is on Foursquare Posted by Anne Herngaard Jul 5th, 2010 Tweet I’ve been attending Roskilde Festival. Four days of festival and more than 70,000 festival guests leaves the opportunity to do something social – also when it comes to digital media.

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

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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. Twitter video ads now play with one click – Twitter’s one-click video (which was available to Amplify media partners back in March) is now open to advertisers and brands (AdWeek). Foursquare.

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Ad Opportunities on Twitter, Foursquare and Tumblr

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In this post, we look at the ad opportunities on Twitter, Foursquare and Tumblr, beginning with Twitter that offers three different ad products. Foursquare. In the end of July, the location-based social network Foursquare rolled out Promoted Updates, moving more in the same direction as e.g. Facebook and Twitter. To learn more about Foursquare’s Promoted Updates, sign up here. Similar Posts: And Then Foursquare Entered Adulthood: Promoted Updates.

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My Moment of Foursquare Fame

Socialized

That’s because Foursquare resets every Monday. Posted via email from socialized. Tags: Social Media I hit #12 this morning with a pathetic score.

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. This makes location an element of a social behavior, rather than requiring a distinct check-in behavior to demonstrate location.

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. I realized that I use Foursquare for three main purposes these days: Fitness. The gamification aspect of Foursquare was fun. Using Foursquare while on vacation allows me to track and remember memories.

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. Marketing Social Media

Social Media News Ticker: YouTube Launches Music Show, Adds Bigger Video Screen

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Check out this week’s summary of all the latest social media news, including changes and new features for Twitter, YouTube and Foursquare: Twitter. Foursquare. Any social media updates that we missed? Related Stories Social Media News Ticker: Embed Tweets Within Tweets on Twitter, Instagram Expands Ads Outside U.S. Social Media News Ticker Foursquare online video ReTweet Sirius XM social media news ticker Twitter Youtube YouTube music show

On Social Media Bullies

Waxing UnLyrical

Have you come across a social media bully lately? And I’ve thought a lot about this before deciding that, in essence, people who behave like this are social media bullies. You might quite reasonably ask, “What’s the difference between a social media bully and the right to one’s own, albeit differing, opinion?&#. Community conversations led to one of my favorite posts yet (and, I think, yours) on social media barfshiners.

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. Media.