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Do you have a favorite steakhouse in New York City? Foursquare CEO and co-founder Dennis Crowley and editor-at-large Sarah …New York
UX Di General Assembly, London 2014
My third project for the User Experience Design Immersive at General Assembly was to add a mobile payment feature …Prototype
The check-in may be dead on Foursquare, but the app is alive and well – and increasing Twitter’s “social media on steroids” effect for brands. …Twitter
The saga of designing new Foursquare for Windows Phone
Everybody loves launch days. It starts with your company’s blog post, next, tech blogs begin to …
(or: “why I’ve been using Foursquare for the last 5 years”)
Being an early adopter of anything technology related in Greece can be a very lonely sport …Foursquare
What drove Foursquare to split into 2 apps
By Noah Weiss, VP Product at Foursquare
A year ago, with Thanksgiving fast approaching, we started thinking …
Early this September, just a month after shipping the new Foursquare, we set our sights on a new platform from which we’ve always been absent: iPad. …Foursquare
Foursquare’s VP of Product Noah Weiss is a friend from my Google days. They made a bold choice last year to split the Foursquare experience into two …Product Management
Foursquare strikes big deal with Twitter to power location-tagged tweets - New York Business Journal
Ben FischerReporter- New York Business JournalEmail | Twitter | LinkedIn
Foursquare has inked a major tech integration deal with Twitter …Foursquare
Twitter will help Foursquare in its quest to become "the location layer of the Internet."
It seems like yesterday that Foursquare was all the rage at South By Southwest. But six years after the social-location app's hyped debut, it seemed like everyone in Austin last week was too busy Meerkating to …Foursquare
“We can be a successful company with the fraction of the users that Twitter and Facebook has,” Foursquare CEO Dennis Crowley says.
Twitter on Monday announced that it has partnered with Foursquare, a startup focused on local business recommendations, to allow users to include their location in …Social Media
Twitter is bringing the ability to tag specific locations to Tweets via official apps and the web, through a partnership with Foursquare. The company tweeted about the upcoming feature today, showing a video of how it’ll work in iOS.
Previously, location services in Twitter worked by detecting your …Foursquare
Six Years In.
A Few Thoughts on Foursquare.
By now I’m hoping you saw the news from Twitter about Foursquare powering location-tagging in tweets.
When Foursquare cleaved off the location-sharing portion of its app last May in an effort to make its main app more Yelp-like, many in the tech press speculated that the company was doomed.
Now, 11 months later, it seems those critics may have spoken too early.
In an interview with GeoMarketing …Foursquare
SAUSALITO, Calif. — The growth just isn’t letting up at Foursquare.
“I can share that we’ve had triple-digit revenue growth each year for the last three years,” Foursquare’s chief revenue officer, Steven Rosenblatt, said today during a panel discussion at VentureBeat’s 2015 Mobile Summit.
At Foursquare, tracking and improving server-side response times is a problem many engineers are familiar with. We collect a myriad of server-side …
Last August we launched Tastes to help our users customize their local search experience. Taste tags like “trendy place”, “pork buns”, or “romantic …
Swarm has today launched private messaging within its location-based social network, ditching options to hop out of the app for a call, text message or a Facebook message. With this update also comes the elimination of the Plans tab, where users would be able to post ideas (let’s get a beer) to …Social Networks
Foursquare's bringing some much needed simplicity to its standalone Swarm app today, removing the old "plans" feature that let users publicly (and awkwardly) ask all of their friends to hang out. That's been ditched in favor of a private messaging system. "We think it will bring up the value of …Foursquare
Foursquare has just made an update to the app that allows new users to onboard without creating an account, finally allowing the app to be used as a discovery-first tool.
Since its launch years ago, Foursquare was a location-based social network that allowed users to track their favorite spots and …Foursquare
A group of impatient indie designers have started creating mock-ups of Apple Watch apps for Uber, Foursquare, and other services to see what this new …
Foursquare's original chief technical officer has left the company after more than five years, The Verge has learned.
Harry Heymann, who was the company's first hire, is stepping down at the end of the week. Heymann is the latest in a string of high-ranking Foursquare executives to depart the company …Foursquare
Some of the most innovative companies at the Consumer Electronics Show don't make gadgets. They make the services that run on gadgets—services of …Startups
If you are like most of my friends you tried Foursquare and gave up on it. Even loyal fans who live by it may have been a little furious with the …Foursquare
I've traveled more days this year than any other year of my life. Most of my travel was for work, but some of it was for fun.
So, this is what 82 …
By the time I finally signed up for a Foursquare account, sometime in early 2013, it was like arriving at a party that was already winding down. …
Oh, Foursquare. Originally known for being a simple, sensibly designed app for checking in and discovering the places around us, Foursquare has now …Foursquare
Earlier this week, rumors began to circulate that Twitter and Foursquare are on the verge of partnering to improve Twitter's location services.Twitter