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Gowalla officially shut down

on March 12, 2012 | Gowalla | Comments (0)
Gowalla officially shut down

Mobile geo-location app, Gowalla has now official shut down. We reported sometime ago that Facebook purchased Gowalla - mainly as a talent purchase. Gowalla staff members and CEO Josh Williams have been busy working on the new Facebook Places API. You can see the blog post from Facebook here, which goes on to explain that the API […]

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VIDEO – Sean Parker at LeWeb

on December 13, 2011 | Social Media | Comments (0)
VIDEO - Sean Parker at LeWeb

This is a great video from entrepreneur Sean Parker discussing Facebook, Spotify, Gowalla and may other of his tech interests and investments at LeWeb, Paris 2011. Sean Parker and also VC Shervin Pishevar go on to discuss about starting new businesses, and how tech industry can transform the music industry. For example in the last […]

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Gowalla to Shut Down Shortly

on December 6, 2011 | Gowalla | Comments (1)
Gowalla to Shut Down Shortly

We reported on the weekend that Facebook has purchased Gowalla. This move was a strategic talent purchase, Facebook is not actually interested in the Gowalla product as a whole – Facebook just want the highly talented team of staff. Gowalla has reported that the service will be winding down in January 2012 and users will […]

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Facebook buys Gowalla

on December 4, 2011 | Facebook Gowalla | Comments (1)
Facebook buys Gowalla

It has been reported that Facebook has purchased Geo-loation mobile application, Gowalla. Gowalla has competed with Foursquare for several years and always been the smaller of the 2 location based social networks. Gowalla is based in Austin, Texas and has around 30 employees. It has been speculated these employees will move in Facebook’s mobile division […]

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Social Media Statistics Australia – November 2011

on November 30, 2011 | Australia | Comments (3)
Social Media Statistics Australia - November 2011

It’s the last day of the month and time for us to report our monthly social media statistics for Australia. As per previous stats, when compiling these figures we look at actual user numbers if officially reported (or by a reputable source ) – otherwise we look at the number of Unique Australian Visitors Per […]

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Social Media Statistics Australia – October 2011

Social Media Statistics Australia - October 2011

Today is Halloween, October 31st! but its still that time of the month where we collate our monthly Social Media statistics for the most popular social media and networking sites in Australia. As per previous months, when compiling this report we look at actual users numbers if officially reported (Google released official stats on Google […]

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Social Media Statistics Australia – September 2011

Social Media Statistics Australia - September 2011

It’s nice to end the month on a Friday and we have collated our monthly Australian Social Media statistics for September 2011. We are again reporting Google Plus user numbers in Australia by using global estimates – but please do remember this is very much an accurate assumption at this stage. Google haven’t been releasing […]

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Social Media Statistics Australia – August 2011

Social Media Statistics Australia - August 2011

It that time of the month again where we collate our monthly Social Media statistics showing the most popular social networking sites in Australia. This month and moving forward we will also be reporting Google Plus user numbers in Australia, even if it’s only an estimate at this stage. When collating these statistics we look […]

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Facebook not proceeding with Group Buying?

on August 30, 2011 | Facebook | Comments (0)
Facebook not proceeding with Group Buying?

With Facebook’s huge global reach and launch of Facebook Deals, it has been anticipated that Facebook would roll out their own Group Buying platform. Instead of heading down the ‘deal a day’ route, similar to GroupOn, Living Social etc it looks like Facebook is aligning more to Geolocation services (think Foursqaure, Gowalla) whereby users can […]

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Social Media Monitoring Tools

Social Media Monitoring Tools

If you are using Social Media marketing to promote your business and/or those of your clients – you need to be monitoring your performance on a weekly basis (at least) in my opinion. There are many free tools out there, but with them come overly complex data that often doesn’t make your job any easier, […]

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