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Category: Geolocation

Foursquare integrates with LivingSocial

Foursquare integrates with LivingSocial

Geolocation application Foursquare has released version 3.3 of their iOS app and this includes some big new features, mainly integration with deal-a-day websites LivingSocial and GiltCity. LivingSocial has deals for the Australian market, whereas GiltCity is only servicing the US at the moment – however international expansion is probably high on their list. Another handy […]

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How is Foursquare going in Sydney?

How is Foursquare going in Sydney?

It’s been a little while since we have spoken about how Foursquare is going in Sydney and around Australia. Foursquare seemed to really take off in Australia throughout 2010, now we are not hearing all that much about the Geolocation Service. There is no doubt in America usage is still strong, especially as Media Companies […]

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Facebook Places VIDEO

Facebook Places VIDEO

Facebook has created a video on their new Geolocation feature – Facebook places. The tools aims at ‘connecting’ friends when they are out and about. Facebook also goes on to say that more and more people are going to use geo-location apps like this. Facebook is making a pitch to become even more of a […]

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New Geolocation mobile app launched, Loopt

New Geolocation mobile app launched, Loopt

A new social Geolocation mobile app has launched – Loopt. Similar to Gowalla and Foursquare, Loopt is more social in that it lets you chat and interact with users around you. Currently the app is available on the iPhone. To download the App goto: http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/loopt/id281952554 The app is also available on the iPad and is […]

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Facebook ready to launch Location Based Services

Facebook ready to launch Location Based Services

There has been alot of competition lately location-based services (LBS) market (applications such as Foursquare, Gowalla, Brightkite) and that has now sparked interested from Facebook Twitter has just launched their own Twitter location features showing they too want to capitalise on this rapidly expanding segment. That moves the whole Twitter service one step close to […]

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Avoid looking like a dickhead on Foursquare, Gowalla

Avoid looking like a dickhead on Foursquare, Gowalla

With any new social media tool comes new social media users – and stuff ups! Location-based (Geo-location) social media applications like Foursquare and Gowalla are starting to become mainstream tools for everyday users. You need to understand the products and act ‘appropriately’ to avoid looking like a dickhead. Where in the world is Carmen Sandiego? […]

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Twitter joining the Location game

Twitter joining the Location game

Similar to Foursquare and Gowalla – Twitter is now creating their own location services for user tweets. Users will be able to tag tweets with specific locations and also create new locations – much like Foursquare and Gowalla. When you click on the location below the tweet you will be presented a small window with […]

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Foursquare v Gowalla v Brightkite

Foursquare v Gowalla v Brightkite

In Australia Foursquare has gained alot of users and attention over the past couple months. Not quiet at the same level, Gowalla a similar Geo-location service has enjoyed success in Australia with more game like features. Brightkite is another new entrant to the market and whilst not as big as Foursquare or Gowalla they have […]

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