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Twitter and Foursquare Team Up to Let You Tag Your Location in Tweets
Growth Strategies

Twitter and Foursquare Team Up to Let You Tag Your Location in Tweets

The new feature gives users the option of including their location in posts.
Nina Zipkin
Headed to SXSW? Here Are Some Crazy Facts About the Conference. (Infographic)
SXSW

Headed to SXSW? Here Are Some Crazy Facts About the Conference. (Infographic)

These fun facts and figures reveal everything from some of the now incredibly successful companies that initially launched at SXSW to what attendees are eating and drinking while in Austin.
Laura Entis
Free Helicopter Ride, Anyone? 40 Awesome and Absurd Tech Company Perks. (Infographic)
Benefits

Free Helicopter Ride, Anyone? 40 Awesome and Absurd Tech Company Perks. (Infographic)

While many of these benefits are just good policy, others definitely fall into the 'over-the-top' camp.
Laura Entis
This App Creates an Instant Digital Dossier for the People You Meet
Apps

This App Creates an Instant Digital Dossier for the People You Meet

Refresh helps you make a personal connection by curating digital data.
Jonathan Blum
Can Subway Ads Bring Mainstream Users to Foursquare?
Foursquare

Can Subway Ads Bring Mainstream Users to Foursquare?

Reviving a once-hot app is tricky. Foursquare, the darling of mobile check-ins, is hoping to lure new users in the old-fashioned way: with ads.
Erin Griffith
With a New Direction, Foursquare Rolls Out a New 'Superhero' Logo
Rebranding

With a New Direction, Foursquare Rolls Out a New 'Superhero' Logo

The location-based social networking platform continues its rebranding efforts with a new logo.
Nina Zipkin
Foursquare Doesn't Want to Be Just 'That Check-In App' Anymore
Foursquare

Foursquare Doesn't Want to Be Just 'That Check-In App' Anymore

Looking to take on sites like Yelp and Facebook, the location-based social networking service is revamping its old app and adding a new app called Swarm.
Nina Zipkin
Want to Avoid People? There's An App for That.
Social Media

Want to Avoid People? There's An App for That.

Cloak, which lets you locate your friends, enemies or frenemies, is the latest app making a splash.
Wendy Frink
SXSW's Biggest Debuts -- and Disappointments
SXSW 2014

SXSW's Biggest Debuts -- and Disappointments

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.
Neil Parmar
The Passive Check In: Is This Foursquare's Hail Mary Pass?
Technology

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

Amid much criticism, Foursquare is mounting an offense that has many in the startup world sitting up and taking notice.
Brittany VanBibber
Foursquare Opens Up Ad Platform to All Small Businesses
Marketing

Foursquare Opens Up Ad Platform to All Small Businesses

Hoping to generate big revenues, Foursquare has rolled out a self-service ad tool to all 1.5 million registered businesses.
Andrea Huspeni
Foursquare Testing 'Sixth Sense' Location-Based Recommendations
Marketing

Foursquare Testing 'Sixth Sense' Location-Based Recommendations

New feature will proactively help users discover businesses and other interests they otherwise might miss.
Benjamin Kabin
Not Sure What to Eat? This App Knows What You're Craving
Technology

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

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.
Jason Fell
Yelp Doubles Down on Restaurant Businesses With Acquisition of Reservation Service SeatMe
Marketing

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

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.
Brian Patrick Eha