Social Media

Foursquare’s Facelift

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“You are now the mayor of…” Getting that notification and striving to earn new badges even to my sister’s comments of being a “girl-scout” are always exciting. However, Foursquare is much more than just a game to earn a diverse set of badges or ousting your friends as the mayor at the local pizza restaurant….

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How Foursquare Lists Can Benefit Your Business

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Beginning today, Foursquare has officially rolled out its new Lists feature. With the launch of this new capability, it makes finding and sharing different places in your location that much easier. Not only will this benefit individual users, but businesses as well. Foursquare now suggests lists based on users’ previous check-ins, making it easier to…

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How To Create a New Foursquare Special

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Last week, with the release of Foursquare 3.0 we saw some major changes to the location-based social networking website.  For businesses, the most appealing upgrade is the six new types of Specials.   Businesses will now be able to offer Specials to swarms, groups of friends, regulars, newbies, Mayors or more simply put… to everyone.  Users…

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Will Americans Be More Likely to Share Location With Facebook Places?

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Two weeks ago Facebook announced a new feature called Places. If you’re one of the social networks 500 million users, you’ve likely heard about it. If you’re not, you’ve still likely heard about it. Facebook Places, like Foursquare, Loopt, and Gowalla, offers a service that allow users to “check in” to venues (businesses, restaurants, events, etc.) and…

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