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Foursquare raises another $50 million VC funding

Foursquare raises another $50 million VC funding

Geolocation Mobile App – Foursquare recently hit 10 million users worldwide and is signing deals with major companies who want to integrate with Foursquare on an almost weekly basis. Foursquare has now raised another $50 Million USD from tech venture capitalists; Andreessen-Horowitz, O’Reilly AlphaTech Ventures, Union Square Ventures, as well as Spark Capital. Rougly 1 […]

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Google: The numbers

on September 20, 2010 | Google | Comments (0)
Google: The numbers

Sometimes is seems like Google is taking over the web. Everywhere you turn there is some kind of Google service. It’s interesting to have a look at Google’s history and how the company has grown. Have a think about the following Google statistics: – In 1996, Google has 25 million pages in their search index. […]

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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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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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Why CFOs and Lawyers arn’t using social media?

Why CFOs and Lawyers arn't using social media?

CFOs and Lawyers have displayed a slow uptake when it comes to using social media for marketing and promoting their services/expertise. Many think it is out of their scope/desires. Some financial and legal people think the leads and contacts they get from social media would be of no value. Many are just too busy to […]

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Facebook and Foursquare talking

on June 12, 2010 | Facebook Foursquare | Comments (0)
Facebook and Foursquare talking

There has been rumors lately about a potential acquisition or some form of partnership between Facebook and Foursquare. Foursqaure, whilst small in size has already been successful in monetarising the business by partnerships with US companies such as History Channel, Bravo, MTV, VH1, Zagat, the Wall Street Journal, and more. Facebook is interested in expanding […]

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