Animals in the Wild ‘Tweet’ Via GPS Trackers

The Realtime Report

In Central Kenya, four GPS-tagged bull elephants are “tweeting” through the hashtag #ElephantsLive. GPS trackers on each elephant allow scouts to follow their location via mobile phone app. How many ‘animals’ do you follow on Twitter?

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6 Gorgeous Apps With GPS Integration

SocialFish

Last year, it was social; this year, GPS integration is the new must-have for app design. As Avenue Mobile, a group of app developers in Los Angeles , reminds us: GPS integration is essential for making customers aware of your product and getting them in the door.

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Mobile: Give Your Customers That Something Extra

Mindjumpers

Now, Macy’s, the big all-American department store, has truly tapped into the SoLoMo movement by giving their customers that little extra something in their already launched Macy’s app : A GPS function to navigate in their flagship store in NYC!

Was The iPhone 7 Worth The Wait? What Is The Future Of Uber? All That And More On CHOM FM

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A GPS-enabled and swim-proof Apple Watch. Every Monday morning at 7:10 am, I am a guest contributor on CHOM 97.7 FM radio broadcasting out of Montreal (home base). It's not a long segment - about 5 to 10 minutes every week - about everything that is happening in the world of technology and digital media. The good folks at CHOM 97.7 FM are posting these segments weekly to SoundCloud , if you're interested in hearing more of me blathering away.

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Social Media Marketing GPS

SMGPS will tell you the why & how to use social media for marketing, 1 tweet at a time. You'll learn essentials in digestible little spoonfuls

The Year Of More

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Through mobile (which are GPS-enabled) and other innovations, there will be a much bigger push to deliver services to the consumer where they physically are in much more effective ways. While many article and columns look back at the year that was or posture on the year that will be, it's becoming abundantly clear that 2012 will - without question - be the "Year of More.". It sounds a little incredulous to say this when we're in a world that is struggling for stability.

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Invasive or Indispensable: The Case of Permanent GPS

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Is it only a matter of time until we do something ridiculously life saving but also incredibly invasive — like implant GPS tracking devices — so that we can never truly disappear? Invasive or Indispensable: The Case of Permanent GPS is a post written by Tamar Weinberg. ].

This Is Being Recorded. By You

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Most people just stare at the map of their GPS system and wait for the voice commands to bark out their next turn. I never tagged myself as an analytics jockey, but switching over to the trip data screen of my GPS turned the long drive into both a game and fascinating collection of data. The art of self-tracking. It was one thing to know where I was going.

Find Twitter followers by location 2011

Laurel Papworth

Or based on the phone GPS co-ordinates that are sent with the tweet to Twitter. Doesn’t work if they are on a computer or they block GPS location on their phone. If you know the GPS co-ordinates put them in (see later).

Five Forms of Mobile Media

Geoff Livingston

4) Geolocation Applications : Taking advantage of the GPS enabled smartphones, geolocation networks have been the holy grail for many networks. Mobile app savvy application apps gamification geolocation gowalla GPS Key Yarmosh mobile savvy apps smartphones SMS webImage by Paul Swansen.

A Brand Of People

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The app also enables you to see how many cars are in your area, approximate waiting time and once a driver has decided to engage you, their information (name, mobile number and license plate) is sent to you, plus you can track their position via GPS. It's strange how much of a brand's foundation is laid by the people who represent it.

The Marketing Moral Compass

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Most marketers run afoul or try something that inevitably gets them into trouble, because they haven''t defined their moral compass of marketing and they have no bearings when presented with opportunities that could wind up messing with their cultural GPS. Are marketer''s the most loathed human beings on earth? It is a question worthy of an answer. As a marketing professional, I often wonder where the vocation sits on the list of the most respected and appreciated industries out there.

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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City of Forking Paths Turns Downtown Indianapolis Into A Gamer’s Dream

Firebelly

The idea of being on your phone is, these days, associated with waiting for your coffee, trying to look cool when your date is late, or using GPS maps to try and find a bar. But what if there was something that encouraged you to not only use your phone in public, but simultaneously connect you.

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The Drone Wars. Business Style

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As Anderson has already stated on countless occasions: the advanced technology that encapsulates a smartphone (GPS, accelerometers, gyroscopes and simple-to-use software and interfaces mixed with sophisticated and light hardware) means that cheap solutions to unmanned air vehicles are a certainty. Drones are everywhere. Less than a decade ago, The Pentagon had about fifty unmanned combat air vehicles (known as drones or uav).

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A Better Waze To Handle Traffic

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Giving my family member the address for the apartment where I was staying, I just figured he would pump the directions into his GPS. Knowing that the price of GPS apps from companies like Garmin and TomTom run in the $40 to $70 dollar range, I was shocked to hear that Waze was completely free (much like Google Maps ) and offers turn-by-turn GPS functionality with a fascinating twist. GPS only works if we're all actively updating it. gps app.

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Open source development, forking and GP licences

The Way of the Web

open source forking free software gps licence v3 jigoshop wordpress ecommerceI’ve spent the last 24 hours concentrating on some work for friends and clients, Jigoshop regarding their use of the GPL Licence V3 and the repercussions of ‘forking’ a project under that licence, so if you’re at all interested in open source, you might want to head over and read the latest post to see what’s going on.

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3 Fun iPhone Apps for Cyclists

Idaconcpts

The Runkeeper app uses the great GPS technology of the iPhone to keep track of all your bike rides. You won’t be needing any of those expensive GPS watches anymore. Cyclemeter GPS Bike Computer for Road and Mountain Cycling.

eBook - Social Media Marketing GPS: A New Media Roadmap For Creating A Social Media Strategy

Diva Marketing Blog

  I am excited to launch Social Media Marketing GPS ,  as free eBook, in celebration of Diva Marketing's 6th blog birthday! Social Media Marketing GPS is the first business book based on Twitter interviews.  Sometimes you just have to color outside the lines.

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Kuwait Has Most Twitter Users Per Capita

The Realtime Report

Only tweets sent by smartphones that included GPS location data were used for the study. Kuwait has the most Twitter users per capita, according to a recent paper by analysts from Northeastern University.

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Being Your Own Competition

Justin Levy

You focus on following your path instead of “retracing someone else’s GPS route guidance,” as Chris Brogan recently called others’ plans. Who is your competition? Not who is your company’s competition but who is your personal competition.

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How Social Media Has Become a Tool For Clinical Research

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Clinical Trials GPS – Clinical Trials GPS provides a unique experience when it comes to finding new clinical trials. The exceptional growth and adaptation of social media networks represents an ideal opportunity to overcome one of the most challenging aspects of the clinical research industry. This rapidly evolving medium can be a powerful recruitment tool that can be used to: Target specific patient demographics. Drive more pre-qualified patient referrals.

Has Social Media Killed Off Privacy?

Laurel Papworth

I’ve finally figured out how to use my iPhone as a GPS Navigation system. Most of these GPS navigation systems are connected to the Internet in some way, so Tom Tom thought it was fair game to sell the data , to offset the diminished sales in their GPS navigation systems.

How to Hire Your SEO Partner

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

At the agency where I work now, we focus on the middle market, working with relatively complex firms that do things like credit card processing and GPS vehicle tracking. This is a guest post by Brad Schorr.

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Explore the World with these 4 iPhone Apps

Idaconcpts

This Orbitz app is compatible with GPS functions. The app sports some GPS-like features such as points of interest to visit along your route and voice guidance. Travel used to be so dangerous and maybe it still is.

10 Tips For Taking A Vacation From Social Media

SocMed Sean

We use them for online boarding passes, restaurant locators, maps/directions to popular tourist destinations, and leveraging the phone for GPS. By using the book, you’ll get back to the basics of traveling, relying less on GPS and mobile technology.

4 Great Gadgets for Ocean Sports

Idaconcpts

It is GPS-enabled, water-resistant to 164 feet, and sends data wirelessly to your computer. Since 2007 I have called Honolulu, Hawaii my home.

How to Use Story and Humor to Rise Above Business Jargon

Convince & Convert

How to use your business GPS. Simple Yet Compelling Storytelling. Kathy Klotz-Guest is an expert at helping business professionals become better storytellers for their companies. With a resume steeped in Silicon Valley culture, you may believe Kathy to be a specific kind of marketer.

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Tweet to Translate: Free Twitter Hub at Sochi Games

The Realtime Report

Million Twitter Sweepstakes Animals in the Wild ‘Tweet’ Via GPS Trackers Cinime Lets Moviegoers Connect Little Screen To Big Screen. We’ve all heard the dismal reports from journalists checking into not-quite-ready hotels , but there’s some good news at Sochi too.

Esurance Tempts Super Bowl Fans With $1.5 Million Twitter Sweepstakes

The Realtime Report

Related Stories Super Bowl XLVIII: The Social Media Scoreboard Kicking Off Super Bowl XLVIII On Social Media Animals in the Wild ‘Tweet’ Via GPS Trackers. Esurance found one way to get fans tweeting about their company — just offer them the chance to win $1.5 million.

Apple Debuts iBeacon Location Technology in U.S. Stores

The Realtime Report

How is iBeacon different than using GPS for geo-location? How can a retailer effectively reach consumers in-store and educate them about deals that might be of particular interest?

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.

4 Radio Apps for the iPhone

Idaconcpts

Wunder Radio supports GPS for honing in on your local stations and can stream in the background while you work. There are so many wonderful radio apps out there to choose from for your iPhone.

Is Your Contact Page A Dead End?

Small Business Mavericks

An address so they can put it into their phone and use GPS to get there. When someone decides to contact a company, they generally will figure that the contact page will be their best bet. Unfortunately, some contact pages are not so great at actually letting the user contact a real person in the company. Bizjournals just took a look at the contact challenge in Brandon Bruce’s post on 6 must-have elements for your website contact page.

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Do You Speak Fluent Content Marketing?

Simply Measured

GPS AR. 2560 1280 Buzzwords rule in marketing. From “gamification” to “emojification,” via the path of “thought leadership,” many marketers are locked in a competition to come up with the newest, most clickable word.

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Why AI will solve Attention Deficit Disorder in Sales Professionals

SalesChoice

We call this our Sales GPS – always on, always getting smarter. Our Distracted, Always-On Reality. In a recent Time-Warner Study, “ Digital Natives ” (Millennials in their twenties who grew up with digital) switched media venues 27 times per non-working hour.

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Why Facebook and Twitter are Old News

Ari Herzog

As long as you have a mobile device with GPS identification and the ability to visit a website, you can play. Recent comments I really like the idea of the game/GPS, custom apps, etc., McDonald’s is on to something.

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HOW TO: Guide to Performing Website Audits

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

If your website is about GPS tracking for trucks and you have text link ads about online poker, you might get penalized. This is a guest post by Harrison Jones. Onsite optimization of websites is the most important factor in ranking better in search engine results.

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Intro to Foursquare, Brightkite & Location-Based Social Media

Socialized

The most widely understood method is through Global Positioning System (GPS) data obtained from navigational satellites in geosynchronous orbit. The National Space-Based PNT Executive Committee says GPS has “accuracy of 7.8

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