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Foursquare Accounts No Longer Required For New Users

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 …

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How Uber, Foursquare, and Other Apps Might Look on the Apple Watch

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 …

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Foursquare's original chief technical officer is the latest to leave the company

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 …

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5 Startups That Marketers Must Look for at CES

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 …

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Why I Use Foursquare Even Though None Of My Friends Do

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 …

My 2014 Travel (Foursquare) Data Visualized

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 …

Why Foursquare failed to reach escape velocity

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. …

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Welcome To The Foursquare and Swarm Rebranding Fiasco

Oh, Foursquare. Originally known for being a simple, sensibly designed app for checking in and discovering the places around us, Foursquare has now …

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Twitter and Foursquare Make a Better Match Than You’d Think | Street Fight

Reports surfaced yesterday that Twitter may partner with Foursquare to help the microblogging service develop a new local discovery feature. In the …

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With its back to the wall, Foursquare bet it all on big changes in 2014 - New York Business Journal

The one-time darling of Silicon Alley was flailing when the year started. So it changed everything about its products.

Foursquare bet it all on big changes in 2014

Tech startups love to talk about their community, and the very best really have one — legions of true fans who identify with a brand at depths unseen …

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Rumored Twitter-Foursquare partnership shows Yik Yak is a threat

Twitter is reportedly teaming up with Foursquare to power location-based tweets, according to Business Insider. Location features are key to Twitter’s product roadmap, because the company believes such contextual information will make the service more useful for people.

But there’s lots of product …

Twitter And Foursquare Are Partnering To Improve Location In Tweets

Twitter wants to start surfacing information for users that's relevant and interesting, not just timely. And the company believes adding a location layer to its platform could be part of the solution.

Twitter and Foursquare are planning to partner together in 2015 to power location in tweets, a …

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Foursquare’s iPad app is now available in the App Store

Foursquare’s iPad app is finally live in the App Store, the company announced today.

A week and a half ago, the company’s chief revenue officer Steven Rosenblatt announced that the company would soon release an iPad app for Foursquare (not Swarm), its service for discovering and looking up …

Introducing Foursquare for the iPad, the best way to plan your holiday travels.

Since the new Foursquare came out a few months ago, people have been telling us that they do a lot of their planning on their iPad, and they want a …

Dear Foursquare (@4sq) you are confusing me…

Evolving Foursquare reflected in updated app for Windows 8.1

The updated Foursquare for Windows 8.1 app has a new look custom built for larger screens, plus the ability to follow others’ suggestions without …

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Why Foursquare Should Target Business Travelers

Location-based social network Foursquare split its service into two distinct products roughly seven months ago, and the company is still experiencing …

Drizly Opens Its API to Bring Alcohol Delivery to the Likes of MillerCoors & Foursquare

The country's second-largest brewer isn't the only big-name brand partnering with alcohol delivery startup Drizly.

Word spread late last week that the …

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Do You Ever Wonder, What Happened to Foursquare?

TweetEver ask yourself, “what ever happened with foursquare”? I’m pretty sure that I’m not the only one who has wondered what direction the company …

Foursquare will finally release an iPad app

This sounds like a headline from 2010, but Foursquare announced Friday that it would soon be releasing an iPad app.

Four years ago, there was speculation that the company would colonize the iPad after then-competitor Gowalla released its app on the platform. Gowalla has since been absorbed into …

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Foursquare designer talks challenges of redesign process

If you're an aspiring Windows Phone developer, a new blog post by a designer of the Foursquare app may be of some interest to you. A little over a …

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Designing Foursquare for Windows

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 …

What To Think About #Foursquare New Strategy?

Foursquare has been a company I have been following right from the beginning. I loved the concept, about geolocalization mixed with social media. The …

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Foursquare South Dakota: a Look Back at 4 Years of Checkins, Badges and Mayorships

Today (Thanksgiving Day) marks the fourth birthday of Foursquare South Dakota. Our little community is another year older, and changing, fast.

The …

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How Flickr and Foursquare faded in importance to me

I can’t remember the last time I posted a photo to Flickr or checked in on Foursquare. I have no idea whether either or both social platforms will …

The best summer jobs ever? Online list 'reveals how much tech companies offer to pay their undergraduate interns'

The list that emerged online over the weekend apparently shows what the likes of Facebook, Apple and Google are willing to offer.

Mapping America's most popular burger chains

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Between fear-mongering documentaries and an ever-increasing number of people convinced they're allergic …

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American Express offers up to £70 every month on spending in airports

American Express joins forces with lifestyle app Foursquare to offer up to £70 of credit for spending in airports over Christmas

Published: 02:10 EST, …

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