Category Archives: foursquare

The new Foursquare Learns What You Like, Becomes More Yelpy!

TweetSo, here it is, foursquare (R8) with a completely new look and feel. I’m still poking around with it and trying to figure out what’s up with the app. I have to admit, it really does feel more personalized, this … Continue reading

Posted in foursquare, Social Media, Social Media Tips, video | Tagged | Leave a comment

Foursquare on iOS Gets Slim with a sleek New Design

TweetLooks like Foursquare has gotten a little leaner and meaner in order to support the sleek, slim iPhone 5 and the loyal user base of fans. Foursquare has been completely redesigned for iOS 7 and there’s a lot to see. … Continue reading

Posted in foursquare, Social Media | Leave a comment

Visualize Your Foursquare History via Time Machine from Foursquare and Samsung

Tweet Foursquare has teamed up with Samsung to launch what they’ve called the Time Machine. Simply put, Time Machine accesses your foursquare history to build and mashup a very creative and fun history of your foursquare checkins. Watch the screen … Continue reading

Posted in foursquare, Social Media | Leave a comment

Hot Mobile Apps to Maximize Fun this Summer with Your Smartphone and iPad

TweetSummer is a great time to load up on those handy mobile travel apps. Just in time for Memorial Day and the unofficial kick-off of summer, Sprint has shared a few tips for road warriors. Taking a road trip this … Continue reading

Posted in apple, Favorites, foursquare, ipad, iphone, mobile, Tips, travel | 1 Comment

Exploring Foursquare with the Explore foursquare map

TweetYou may have checked in to a venue at some time in the past using foursquare, however, have you ever used the foursquare “explore” online map to explore venues in your area? You can use the service, powered by over … Continue reading

Posted in foursquare, Social Media | Leave a comment

Social Tip – Add Business Hours to Foursquare

TweetFoursquare for Biz… did you know that managers and owners of business listings can use the foursquare dashboard (provided they “own” their listing) to add details hours of operation to their listing, providing users who checkin with even more useful … Continue reading

Posted in foursquare, Social Media, Social Media Tips | Leave a comment

Exploring Foursquare and Discovering Specials with the Explore foursquare map

TweetYou may have checked in to a venue at some time in the past using foursquare, however, have you ever used the foursquare “explore” online map to explore venues in your area? You can use the service, powered by over … Continue reading

Posted in foursquare, Social Media | Leave a comment

MapSocial (Beta) Real Time Mapping In Facebook

TweetThis week I’ve been messing around a bit with MapSocial, a new, real time mapping service for facebook (I’m also pleased to boast that I think I may have been one of the first public users of this cool service!) … Continue reading

Posted in facebook, foursquare, Social Media | Leave a comment

Livehoods – Neighborhood Boundaries Generated using foursquare Social Media Data

TweetI’ve always been a huge fan of mapping neighborhoods and perceived neighborhood boundaries. These often subjective, invisible boundaries are very useful in many applications and in my mind a huge, untapped opportunity (ping me if you want to go into … Continue reading

Posted in foursquare, Social Media | Leave a comment

More Tools For Business Venue Owners From Foursquare

TweetMore capabilities from foursquare for venue owners. Now, managers and owners of business listings can use the foursquare dashboard (provided they “own” their listing) to add details hours of operation to their listing, providing users who checkin with even more … Continue reading

Posted in foursquare, Social Media, Social Media Tips | Leave a comment

Foursquare Uses OpenStreetMap OSM and MapBox Streets For New, Pretty Maps

TweetYep, that’s correct, foursquare is now touting OSM as the basemap of choice! Announced today on the official foursquare blog (reserved usually for only BIG news) foursquare seems to think that the OSM maps are pretty and thus will be … Continue reading

Posted in foursquare, open source, OSM | Leave a comment

Avenza PDF Maps for iOS Adds KML and Dropbox Support

TweetA reminder to you iPad and iOS users out there about another fabulous and free map reader available to you, the PDF Maps application for iOS from Avenza Systems. Much more than a simple map viewer, Avenza also provides power … Continue reading

Posted in apple, foursquare, ipad, maps, pdf | Leave a comment