Items tagged with foursquare

For many fledgling companies, consolidation becomes necessary after a period of, quite frankly, throwing anything and everything against a wall to see what sticks. For Foursquare, the opposite's happening. The check-in app is splitting into two... Read...
Microsoft is reportedly interested in investing in Foursquare, a location-based social networking service for mobile devices that lets users "check in" at various places. However, Microsoft isn't the only that's shown interest in an equity stake, as... Read...
Foursquare released an update for its iOS and Android apps that enables one of the company's most requested features—the ability to check your friends into places when you're out together. Last year, the company launched a feature known as... Read...
Microsoft is still playing a game of catch-up when it comes to providing users with top-tier apps that iOS and Android users have had access to for months, but it's more than just availability. It's about app quality, and Microsoft is trying to... Read...
As the world grows more mobile and more connected, users are increasingly relying on things like geolocation apps in order to spot great / recommended venues nearby. And Foursquare knows it. As one of the top 'check-in' apps in the world, the... Read...
Users have long felt some unease towards Facebook and its furtive privacy settings, and that feeling is about to grow as Facebook appears ready to launch a smartphone app that will track users’ locations. Bloomberg reports that the app would... Read...
Now that Foursquare is all grown up, boasting some 30 million members, the socially-minded check-in tool is adding some tender, loving care to its policies to usher in the new year. After the massive backlash against Instagram's haphazard... Read...
TomTom introduced a new version (v1.11) of its Navigation app for iPhone and iPad. The latest version features the ability to navigate to addresses found on the Internet, search using foursquare, and the latest TomTom maps. The previous version... Read...
If it isn't Twitter, it's Facebook, and if it's not Facebook, it's Google+, and if it isn't that, it's probably Foursquare. There's too many social networks to count these days, but the one that has become famous for showcasing where people are... Read...
It's beginning to look like this right here is the future of social networking. While it all started as a way to keep in touch with friends in rapid fashion, it's quickly evolving into something more. Groupon is a good example of this, and now... Read...