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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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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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Foursquare fires a privacy shot across Facebook’s bow

on August 20, 2010 | Social Media | Comments (0)
Foursquare fires a privacy shot across Facebook's bow

Yesterday we all got word that Facebook is announcing their location services application like Foursquare. My gut told me that if Facebook did announce a location/checkin system that privacy would be a big concern— If Facebook launches “location services” would you use them? —and it looks like I was on the mark because Foursquare posted […]

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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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