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Foursquare Upgrades App, Transitions Check-Ins to Swarm

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Calling it the beginning of the ‘personalized local search’ future, Foursquare has moved all check-in functionality from Foursquare to Swarm. It has also revealed a new logo and given us a sneak peek of what the new Foursquare will look like. Calling it the beginning of the ‘personalized local search’ future, Foursquare has moved all check-in functionality from Foursquare to Swarm. It has also revealed a new logo and given us a sneak peek of what the new Foursquare will look like. 0 Comments

Foursquare Splits App in Two, Separates Local Search From Check-ins

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Foursquare plans to eliminate check-in functionality, and instead focus on further developing local discovery and exploration functionality. Foursquare will be transitioning their check-in functionality to their new application Swarm. Foursquare plans to eliminate check-in functionality, and instead focus on further developing local discovery and exploration functionality. Foursquare will be transitioning their check-in functionality to their new application Swarm. 0 Comments

Google+ Check-in Offers Coming Soon

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Google is integrating additional mobile and Offers features with the Google+ social network. Upcoming features will allow check-in based offers, incentivizing Plus shout-outs for local businesses – but stepping on the toes of other Google services. Google is integrating additional mobile and Offers features with the Google+ social network. Upcoming features will allow check-in based offers, incentivizing Plus shout-outs for local businesses – but stepping on the toes of other Google services. 0 Comments

Foursquare Hits 1 Billion Check-Ins

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This week the two-and-a-half-year-old foursquare has hit another stellar benchmark: a billion check-ins. The continuous surge in the service’s popularity combines with recent business options to make foursquare a powerful marketing opportunity. This week the two-and-a-half-year-old foursquare has hit another stellar benchmark: a billion check-ins. The continuous surge in the service’s popularity combines with recent business options to make foursquare a powerful marketing opportunity. 0 Comments

Mobile Local Search and the New Click Fraud

Check-ins may be the new currency of mobile local search, but sites like Foursquare will need tools to prevent users from gaming the system using what could become the offline version of click fraud: "check-in fraud." Check-ins may be the new currency of mobile local search, but sites like Foursquare will need tools to prevent users from gaming the system using what could become the offline version of click fraud: "check-in fraud." 0 Comments