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Category: Foursquare

Foursquare Listens To Users, Reintroduces Check-In Feature (Kind Of)

on August 26, 2014 | Foursquare | Comments (1)
Foursquare Listens To Users, Reintroduces Check-In Feature (Kind Of)

Foursquare has finally listened to the large amount of feedback they are receiving about their new Swarm App. Users are frustrated and still want to use Foursquare to check-in to their favourite locations. Initially Foursquare totally removed the check-in feature from their app – forcing users to download and use Swarm app for check-ins. In […]

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Foursquare Removes Check-ins, Directs Users To New Swarm App

on July 28, 2014 | Foursquare | Comments (0)
Foursquare Removes Check-ins, Directs Users To New Swarm App

Lately there has been a lot of changes going on at Foursquare, as we see the company pivot into a new direction with their geo-location services and check-in features. Users will no longer be able to ‘check-in’ on the Foursquare app, they are instead directed to download the new app called Swarm which offers similar […]

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Foursquare Statistics – December 2011

on December 9, 2011 | Foursquare | Comments (0)
Foursquare Statistics - December 2011

Dennis Crowley, Foursquare Co-Founder and CEO has just released some interesting statistics about their geo-location mobile app. Stats include: 4 million check-ins per day 30 million venues world-wide 600,000 merchants using the business tools/ offers products 170,000,000 (170 million) API calls per day You can watch the full interview with Tech Blogger Robert Scoble at […]

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Foursquare reaches 15 Million Users

on December 6, 2011 | Foursquare | Comments (1)
Foursquare reaches 15 Million Users

Foursquare has released some new stats, the geo-location service now has 15 million users – half of which are in the USA, the other half international users. In the last year Foursquare has gained 10 million new members. Growth in the US is strong, but in Australia I must admit I’m losing interest. Facebook places […]

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4sqwifi iPhone App gets you Free Wifi

on November 24, 2011 | Foursquare Wifi | Comments (0)
4sqwifi iPhone App gets you Free Wifi

A new social mobile network is upon up. Yes a new one. Built on the Foursquare API, 4sqwifi is an iPhone app that lets you share Wifi Hotspots and their passwords with any member of the public. This is particularly useful if you are visiting a new city and need free Wifi access. What I […]

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New Foursquare Badges

on November 15, 2011 | Foursquare | Comments (0)
New Foursquare Badges

Foursquare is revamping their badge system over the next couple of weeks. Specifically there will be 24 new badges across a number of categories and the implementation of “levels”. Showing how active you are amongst a particular category, eg coffee stores, pubs, art galleries, shopping centres etc. The way these new badges work is as […]

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Foursquare now lets you check-in to Events

on August 19, 2011 | Foursquare | Comments (0)
Foursquare now lets you check-in to Events

Foursquare has updated their system to allow users to now check-in to major events. Often you will goto the movies and check-in and type in what movie you are seeing, or you may check-in to a park with 50 other people, why? because you are at a big music festival. But if you didn’t know […]

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Foursquare makes Business Pages Self-Serve

on August 11, 2011 | Foursquare | Comments (0)
Foursquare makes Business Pages Self-Serve

Previously if you were a business and you wanted your own page on Foursquare (similar to a Facebook fan page) you specifically had to contact Foursquare and get access, which was a lengthy process usually only reserved for large brands. Foursquare have now opened up their API and you are able to goto the Foursquare […]

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Tweeting Your Life Away: Common Sense for Social Media

Tweeting Your Life Away: Common Sense for Social Media

We live in the moment these days and it’s not uncommon to browse through tweets and Facebook posts and find friends out of town or off on a day trip somewhere. Call me crazy, but it makes me nervous every time I see a post about “We’re driving to Thredbo this week! Wish us luck!” […]

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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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