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Want to Avoid People? There's An App for That.
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Cloak, which lets you locate your friends, enemies or frenemies, is the latest app making a splash.
March 21, 2014 in Social Media
SXSW's Biggest Debuts -- and Disappointments

SXSW's Biggest Debuts -- and Disappointments

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Some of today’s most famous tech companies got their start at South by Southwest. But not everything that emerges from this annual Texan festival becomes bigger and better.
March 5, 2014 in Starting a Business
The Passive Check In: Is This Foursquare's Hail Mary Pass?

The Passive Check In: Is This Foursquare's Hail Mary Pass?

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Amid much criticism, Foursquare is mounting an offense that has many in the startup world sitting up and taking notice.
November 19, 2013 in News and Trends
Foursquare Opens Up Ad Platform to All Small Businesses

Foursquare Opens Up Ad Platform to All Small Businesses

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Hoping to generate big revenues, Foursquare has rolled out a self-service ad tool to all 1.5 million registered businesses.
October 14, 2013 in Social Media
Foursquare Testing 'Sixth Sense' Location-Based Recommendations

Foursquare Testing 'Sixth Sense' Location-Based Recommendations

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New feature will proactively help users discover businesses and other interests they otherwise might miss.
August 29, 2013 in Social Media
Not Sure What to Eat? This App Knows What You're Craving

Not Sure What to Eat? This App Knows What You're Craving

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A new tool uses a 'neural-network algorithm' to analyze millions of reviews and then recommend restaurants based on the foods you love the most.
August 12, 2013 in Apps & Software
Yelp Doubles Down on Restaurant Businesses With Acquisition of Reservation Service SeatMe

Yelp Doubles Down on Restaurant Businesses With Acquisition of Reservation Service SeatMe

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Read about Yelp's acquisition of a reservation service, how top talent is leaving Facebook, how Honda is using Vine for customer service and more social-media news.
July 19, 2013 in Social Media
New Foursquare Feature Could Increase Check-Ins for Businesses

New Foursquare Feature Could Increase Check-Ins for Businesses

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Users can now check in their friends when visiting their favorite local businesses.
June 26, 2013 in Social Media
9 New Tips for Location-Based Marketing

9 New Tips for Location-Based Marketing

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It's been years since the early days of Foursquare and Yelp. What should entrepreneurs know now about location-based marketing? Team Digital has this advice.
June 24, 2013 in Online Marketing
3 Smart and Creative Ways to Use Foursquare for Marketing

3 Smart and Creative Ways to Use Foursquare for Marketing

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Here are tips for using the popular social media tool to engage users and find new customers.
June 18, 2013 in Social Media
Facebook, Foursquare Redesign Business Pages

Facebook, Foursquare Redesign Business Pages

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What you need to know about the new tools and features.
April 24, 2013 in Social Media
Foursquare Gets a Big Financial Lifeline and Revamps Its App

Foursquare Gets a Big Financial Lifeline and Revamps Its App

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Foursquare improves its search features, LinkedIn gets a news reader, Tumblr puts the kibosh on Storyboard and more social-media news.
April 12, 2013 in Social Media
Facebook's Earnings: Mobile Ads Drive Serious Revenue

Facebook's Earnings: Mobile Ads Drive Serious Revenue

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How Facebook grows its mobile revenue, Foursquare's new app for local businesses, Super Bowl advertisers embrace YouTube and more social-media news.
February 1, 2013 in Social Media
Instagram: No, Our Photos Won't Display Correctly on Twitter

Instagram: No, Our Photos Won't Display Correctly on Twitter

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A feud between social networks, Microsoft launches a media-sharing platform and other social-media news from around the web.
December 7, 2012 in Social Media
Foursquare's Dennis Crowley on Building a Massive Community

Foursquare's Dennis Crowley on Building a Massive Community

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The mobile and social technology trendsetter talks about blazing a path to the top.
July 20, 2012 in Apps & Software
Tristan Walker on Life After Foursquare

Tristan Walker on Life After Foursquare

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The location app's former head of business development discusses where his next job as an entrepreneur-in-residence at Andreessen Horowitz will land him.
June 20, 2012 in Profiles
New York, the City that Never Disconnects?

New York, the City that Never Disconnects?

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New York is claiming ever more tech cred these days. Steven Rosenbaum, the city's first Entrepreneur at Large, discusses the Big Apple and the burgeoning idea of curation.
June 15, 2012 in News and Trends
Five Things to Do Before Your SXSW Launch

Five Things to Do Before Your SXSW Launch

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A good showing at Austin's South by Southwest Interactive festival can carry you down the path to startup glory. Here's a last-minute checklist.
February 16, 2012 in Startup Basics
How Dwolla is Building Its Brand by Giving Away Cash

How Dwolla is Building Its Brand by Giving Away Cash

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Dwolla's rise as a payment alternative to credit cards isn't thanks to merchants' disdain for plastic alone. Here's how the company's founder used clever social-media strategies to build buzz.
December 29, 2011 in Social Media
Why Small Businesses Should Care About Their 'Social Influence'

Why Small Businesses Should Care About Their 'Social Influence'

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To find out just how valuable your social-media presence is, consider factoring in the influence of your fans and followers, too.
December 20, 2011 in Online Marketing
How Gowalla's Deal with Facebook Affects You

How Gowalla's Deal with Facebook Affects You

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Facebook's recent hire of Gowalla's geosocial team may signal the launch of Timeline, sooner.
December 6, 2011 in Social Media
How Gowalla, Still in Startup Mode, Changed Direction -- Fast

How Gowalla, Still in Startup Mode, Changed Direction -- Fast

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With Foursquare fast gaining ground, the location-service startup made difficult changes to its business model. What entrepreneurs can learn from the young company's pivot.
November 14, 2011 in Startup Basics
Three Tips for Getting Started on Foursquare

Three Tips for Getting Started on Foursquare

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Foursquare is so much more than a social media tool. It can inspire, illuminate, inform -- and help tell your brand story. Engage Foursquare users, and they'll reward you with their loyalty.
October 19, 2011 in Social Media
Video: Insights: Foursquare's Dennis Crowley on Mobile MarketingPlay Video

Insights: Foursquare's Dennis Crowley on Mobile Marketing (Video)

The co-founder of the popular mobile app offers tips for marketers looking to get the most out of Foursquare.
July 5, 2011 in Low-Cost Ideas
Video: The Innovators: Foursquare's Dennis CrowleyPlay Video

The Innovators: Foursquare's Dennis Crowley (Video)

The co-founder of a popular mobile app talks about how his company got started.
June 22, 2011 in The 'Treps

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