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.

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. YouTube. Foursquare. Social Media News Ticker Facebook Facebook Camera Facebook Poke Foursquare gaming geolocation social media news ticker Swarm Twitch Youtube

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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.

YouTube Has Turned 6!

Mindjumpers

Tweet 6 years ago, back in May 2005, YouTube was launched and since then it has been revolutionizing the way in which marketing can work virally. Today, amidst its birthday hustle, YouTube announced 2 new landmarks: users are now uploading more than 48 hours of video footage per minute, and accounting for more than 3 billion videos per day! Well thats really big considering the views increased by 50% since last year, as reported by official YouTube blog.

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

The Realtime Report

YouTube. via YouTube. Foursquare: 45 million users. 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.

Social Media News Ticker: Crowdfunding Coming To YouTube Soon

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

Which Social Media Sites Are The Riskiest?

Small Business Mavericks

Foursquare could be considered the least risky social media site online as 58% of businesses surveyed said it was not risky; on the other hand, 20% said it was slightly risky, showing that 78% of those surveyed consider Foursquare slightly risky or not risky at all. Google+ came in at 49% slightly risky and 33% not risky, a total of 82%, beating out Foursquare in the “slightly risky or less” category. Social Media facebook Foursquare google Twitter YouTube

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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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The Year of Social Media 2010 [infographic]

Mindjumpers

We have chosen to include the most significant changes at different platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Foursquare etc. An Interactive YouTube Campaign By Tipp-Ex. Foursquare Infographic Linkedin Social Network TwitterTweet.

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 2012 Olympics also saw solid engagement on location-based services, with 60,000 fans on Foursquare and check-ins from 120 countries to Olympic and Torch Relay badges on the geo-location platform.

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

Beyond the obvious (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube), Cara Friedman makes the case for adding social networks like Flickr , Tumblr and Meetup to your social media marketing mix. 9 new rules for YouTube marketing by iMedia Connection.

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. YouTube.

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

The Realtime Report

YouTube. via YouTube. Foursquare: 45 million users. 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%. The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week.

The Social Media Fatigue Myth

Twist Image

" Foursquare and Twitter broke the fatigue because it brought Social Media to the palm of your hand. YouTube is just another form of broadcasting. foursquare. youtube. advertising blog broadcasting content facebook foursquare googleplus innovation marketer marketing mobileconnectivity networkedcommunications newspaper onlinesocialnetworking podcast publishing socialmedia socialmediafatigue twitter youtubeAre you getting tired of Social Media?

Getting The Social Customer To Buy

Twist Image

They're asking customers to watch their videos on YouTube , but few brands are doing anything unique on the channel. They're responding to text messages, they're being alerted to Facebook and Twitter updates, they're laughing at posts and - maybe - they're even checking in with Foursquare to see who else is around. foursquare. youtube. Shopping is a social act. We'd like to think that it's the perfect fit for Social Media. Is it?

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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. Blogs Facebook Featured Humor LinkedIn People Social Twitter Workplace YouTube best practices cartoon social media social networking strategy tips

Social Networking Stats: Millennials Are 56% More Likely To Find Brand Content On Social Networks

The Realtime Report

YouTube. via YouTube. Foursquare: 45 million users. YouTube and Twitter are a close a second. Social Media Statistics content discovery Facebook Millennials SDL social discovery social media social media statistics social networks Twitter Youtube

Best Practices of Cross-Platform Social Media Marketing [presentation]

Mindjumpers

These cases and tips are referring to respectively Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, Foursquare etc, so there’s some good variation to go through dependent on what your business has chosen to concentrate on.

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

SocMed Sean

It’s “YouTube” not “The YouTube” It’s Twitter not “The Tweeterboard” You don’t “Twit” things on Twitter, you “Tweet” them. 10) Social media channels like Facebook and YouTube are constantly evolving.

Social Networking Stats: Tumblr Draws Youngest Users Among Top 10 Social Platforms, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

YouTube. via YouTube. Foursquare: 45 million users. Tumblr, Instagram, YouTube Attract Younger Audience. Social Media Statistics Facebook Instagram LinkedIn social media statistics social networking statistics social networking stats Tumblr Youtube

This Is Being Recorded. By You

Twist Image

We post tweets on Twitter , we check-in on Foursquare , we publish pictures of our daily lives on Facebook, upload videos to YouTube , and much more. foursquare. youtube. The art of self-tracking. It was one thing to know where I was going. It was a totally different experience to know how far I had been, how much further I needed to go, what my expected time of arrival was, how long I had stopped for and what my average speed was.

Foursquare Reaches 100 Million Checkins

Mindjumpers

The news of the great milestone was tweeted by Foursquare’s head of business development, Tristan Walker. During the last year, Foursquare has experienced almost 1 million checkins taking place each day – so maybe location-based services is about to make it into the mainstream?

Why Single Purpose Apps Are the Future of Mobile Engagement

Convince & Convert

JayToday is available on Youtube , iTunes (as a video podcast), and at JayToday.tv. » Jay Today TV andrew davis apps brandscaping facebook Foursquare jay today linkedin Mobile mobile marketing Recently, I launched a brand-new video podcast called Jay Today.

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

The Realtime Report

Check out this week’s summary of all the latest social media news, including changes and new features for Twitter, YouTube and Foursquare: Twitter. YouTube. Foursquare.

The Ultimate Question: Self-Interested Or Interesting?

Twist Image

Think about Facebook , Twitter , YouTube and even Foursquare. foursquare. youtube. blog blogging businessbook content customerexperience facebook foursquare fredreichheld interesting journalism journalist publishing selfinterested socialmedia socialmediaadvertising socialmediamarketing theultimatequestion twitter youtubeDo you want to know if your content is working for you?

The Ugly Truth About Business Models And The Advertising Scapegoat

Twist Image

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. youtube.

Roskilde Festival is on Foursquare

Mindjumpers

One of the most i interesting networks to pay attention to is the location-based service Foursquare, which I think Roskilde Festival made clever use of even though they didn’t have any official badges or business deals.

Using Location-based Services for Content Marketing

Convince & Convert

Sure, location-based services like Foursquare are great for customer engagement and loyalty rewards. When we say “content creation” what we usually think of is the company in question creating informational materials themselves, and putting that information on a website, blog, and/or 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. No new YouTube functionality.

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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.

Talking To An Ad Contrarian

Twist Image

They have have had a parade of social media miracle cures that were going to 'change everything' -- blogs, podcasts, widgets, YouTube , Facebook , games, Twitter , LinkedIn , FourSquare , Pinterest , QR codes and, of course, now content. foursquare. youtube. Episode #327 of Six Pixels of Separation - The Twist Image Podcast is now live and ready for you to listen to. When was the last time you read a non-fiction business book and laughed out loud?

YouTube Tuesday: Checking In With Facebook Places

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « Firebelly at Blog Indiana | Main | 5 Helpful Facebook Places for Business Articles » August 24, 2010 YouTube Tuesday: Checking In With Facebook Places People are calling it a FourSquare killer.

Which Social Media Channels Should I Use For My Business?

yMarketingMatters

YouTube. This social media channel is the most popular video oriented site and has an estimate of over 1 billion unique visitors every month , with over 100 hours of video uploaded to YouTube every minute. But the YouTube market is competitive. Foursquare.

Social Networking Stats: LinkedIn Is Most Important Social Network for B2B Marketers, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

Foursquare: over 20 million users. via Foursquare. YouTube was significantly less popular with just 8%, and Google+ was most important for only 1% of B2B marketers. Other favorite social channels included YouTube, Flickr, Digg, Stumbleupon and Tumblr.

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Top Ten Reasons You Know You’re a Social Media Expert [Humor]

PWB Marketing Blog

So we thought we’d compile the top ten reasons you know you’re a social media expert: You have more than 6 social profiles – Linkedin, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Google+, Flickr, FourSquare. You’ve checked-in to a business via Foursquare, Facebook, and Google+. How do you know if you’re a social media expert? Unlike Google AdWords, there isn’t any certification for social media. There’s not a test to take that’ll tell you how good you are.

Google: Plus or Minus?

Geoff Livingston

Let’s consider the list of most used forms: Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, Google+ (assuming all continues to go well), LinkedIn, FourSquare, Gowalla, StumbleUpon, Tumblr, and your own site. Many folks have reviewed Google+.

Learning via the Social Media Game

Bare Feet Studios

YouTube. FourSquare/Gowalla. Aloha HowTo Social Media #SBOSM facebook flickr foursquare instragram linkedin smcjournal smcobserver twitter ustream youtubeTomorrow I am working with an esteemed group of coral reef scientists here in Hawaii to illustrate various ways to use social media. I will be using a version of The Social Media Game , an interactive learning process originally developed by my darling colleague Beth Kantor a few years ago.

Wendy's "Treat it Forward" on Facebook, Twitter & Foursquare for.

Firebelly

Theyll donate an additional 50 cents every time you help spread the word about Fathers Day Frosty Weekend on Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare or FrostyCard.com.

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Social Media News Ticker: Embed Tweets Within Tweets on Twitter, Instagram Expands Ads Outside U.S.

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, YouTube and Instagram: Facebook. YouTube.