25
Aug

Facebook to kill ‘Places’, foursquare gets the advantage

Facebook to kill ‘Places’, foursquare gets the advantage

While Facebook was rolling out some  changes to its privacy policies today, the company also quietly announced it was killing off the foursquare-like Places function inside of its mobile app. The company has discontinued the feature  offering  check-ins. Instead, they have added the capability to add locations to sharing individual posts. Facebook spoke about the […]

4
Jan

Starbucks Generates 147,000 Foursquare Checkins In Past 7 Days

Foursquare is a location based social network that incorporates gaming elements. Users share their location with friends by checking in  via a smartphone app or by text message. Points are awarded for checking in at various venues. Users can connect their Foursquare accounts to their Twitter and Facebook accounts, which can update when a […]