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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 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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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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Vogue Twitter Treasure Hunt

on September 7, 2011 | Fashion Sydney | Comments (0)
Vogue Twitter Treasure Hunt

Vogue Australia has developed an innovative Social Media campaign for tomorrow’s Vogue Fashion Night Out (Thursday, 8 September). Vogue will be holding a Twitter treasure hunt through Sydney CBD – people can get clues from Vogue’s Twitter (and Facebook page) about fashion stores they need to ‘hunt down’. There are 10 stores in total they […]

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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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Search for Facebook deals in Australia soon – facebook.com/deals

Search for Facebook deals in Australia soon - facebook.com/deals

With the deal a day market becoming increasingly competitive over the past couple months, Google trying to buy GroupOn in the US, Yahoo Australia buying spreets.com.au for $40 million AUD – Facebook is now getting in on the action with their own deals service through their mobile check-in platform. If you use a Facebook mobile […]

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Foursquare v Gowalla [FACTS]

Foursquare v Gowalla [FACTS]

Over the past year there has been lot of talk about Geolocation mobile services Foursquare and Gowalla. There are more players in this space but these 2 hold a majority of the location market. A recent report by RJMetrics compared the services via their API data. Some key facts to note: – Foursquare now has […]

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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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Foursquare reaches 10 check-ins per second

Foursquare reaches 10 check-ins per second

Checking my Twitter account i just noticed the below tweet by Foursquare. Globally Foursquare is now generating 10 check-ins per second. ie. – 600 per minute – 36,000 per hour – 864,000 per day Almost a million check-ins per day! I am sure they will reach that milestone soon. Remember when it was a big […]

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Foursquare user usage statistics

on May 24, 2010 | Foursquare | Comments (2)
Foursquare user usage statistics

Ok so there has been much hype about social location network Foursquare lately. But how active are Foursquare users? 98.59% – checked in at least once. 93.97% – checked into 10 different venues. 79.20% – checked into 25 different venues. 57.41% – checked into 50 different venues. 77.38% – checked into 30 or more times […]

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