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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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. ].

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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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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

4 Ways To Tap Into Local Markets

Harp Interactive

Coordinates on the page boost your visibility and enhance usefulness as people are able to copy them directly into their GPS devices and get them on mobile phones via Apps.

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

Get Your Business Moving: 9 types of Mobile Marketing

Harp Interactive

GPS, Navigation Devices: Location based real-time marketing is going to be the next big thing; it’s time marketers, who are not already taking advantage of localization opportunities, consider this growing medium. Your customers are not confined to their homes or offices.

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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).

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.

Forget Snakes On A Plane, We're About To Get Talking On A Plane

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This week we discussed: The value is live traffic for GPS and mapping applications. chom977fm chomfm ctrlaltdelete ctrlaltdeletewithmitchjoel digitalhealthcarerecords digitalmedia digitalsignage garageband gps guestcontributor itconsultants mappingapplications mobilephonesonaplane montrealradio morningshow morningsrockwithterryandheatherb radiosegment radiostation socialmedia soundcloud technology theinternetofthings trafficupdates

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Is Marketing About To Get Really Creepy Or Really Good?

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" If you can get beyond the marketing jargon, WiFiSLAM is, essentially, GPS for the indoors. Having GPS capabilities inside businesses is still in its nascent stage. indoor gps. Apple acquired a company last week. It's something to pay attention to. There is still one slightly unchartered territory that will - without question - be the last mile in marketing. It is the ability for a brand to deliver contextual and highly targeted marketing at the local retail level.

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Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #25

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"Is GPS eroding our brain? But that may be what the GPS has done to our brains. Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see?

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).

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.

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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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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Facebook Eavesdropping Patent and Congress Questions

Laurel Papworth

For example, if a user’s GPS indicates he is in a movie theatre, the device may automatically turn off its ringer. Imma gonna go with “yes” “For example, GPS devices often do not function indoors.

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.

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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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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.

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?

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How Appification Is Transforming The Internet

The Realtime Report

As appification continues to move forward in 2018, apps will increasingly incorporate GPS based data to deliver value based on customer location. How Appification Is Transforming The Internet. Apps have taken over the internet in recent years.

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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.

¿Yo Quiero Taco Bell? Soon You Can Order From Your Mobile Phone

The Realtime Report

Even better, though, is a GPS locator in the app that notifies the kitchen when a customer who placed an order is nearby, allowing Taco Bell to have the food ready and hot exactly when the customer arrives for pickup. Craving some Doritos Locos Tacos?

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Case Study and Lessons Learned: App Product Launch and Awareness

Akamai Marketing

At a City of Honolulu sponsored hackathon, a citizen developed a mobile app, DaBus, which adds functionality to the bus system with GPS tracking and to the minute updates on bus schedules and locations. Case Study #2: Community Driven Product Launch. Background: . TheBus in Honolulu is an award-winning bus system, recognized as one of the best in the country.

Passbook and Small Businesses

Freelance Social Media

They can also utilize geo-fencing, which uses GPS features of the iPhone to send messages to customers based on their location. With iPhones upgrading to the iOS 6 operating system, a new feature to be aware of is Passbook. Passbook is an app that allows you to store loyalty cards, boarding passes, gift cards, movie tickets…the list goes on. How can small businesses use Passbook? Simply put, Passbook “passes” replace paper coupons, loyalty cards, etc.

Passbook and Small Businesses

Freelance Social Media

They can also utilize geo-fencing, which uses GPS features of the iPhone to send messages to customers based on their location. With iPhones upgrading to the iOS 6 operating system, a new feature to be aware of is Passbook. Passbook is an app that allows you to store loyalty cards, boarding passes, gift cards, movie tickets…the list goes on. How can small businesses use Passbook? Simply put, Passbook “passes” replace paper coupons, loyalty cards, etc.

Passbook and Small Businesses

Freelance Social Media

They can also utilize geo-fencing, which uses GPS features of the iPhone to send messages to customers based on their location. With iPhones upgrading to the iOS 6 operating system, a new feature to be aware of is Passbook. Passbook is an app that allows you to store loyalty cards, boarding passes, gift cards, movie tickets…the list goes on. How can small businesses use Passbook? Simply put, Passbook “passes” replace paper coupons, loyalty cards, etc.

What Are “Fake Apps” and How Do You Avoid Them?

Idaconcpts

This app did include a functional Snake game, but also came with a sneaky little extra: a GPS tracker called GPS Spy that recorded the user’s location at 15-minute intervals. Have you ever downloaded a smartphone app, only to find that it didn’t work?

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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.

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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When Social Comes To Your Automobile

Small Business Mavericks

For instance, GPS technology allows a driver to chart a course using Google Maps to arrive at a predefined destination via a predetermined route. There’s a growing technology boom in the automotive industry that is based entirely on telematics. It utilizes in-dash technology to deliver real time data through the Internet for the benefit of drivers and their friends.

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.

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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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