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Foursquare isn’t dead: it’s working with Twitter

Remember Foursquare? It’s working with Twitter on a new feature for the social network that will enable users to tag their tweets with more specific locations. Something that could be interesting when it comes to concert...
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Foursquare splits in two, with new app Swarm handling its social aspects

Things have been quiet recently at social location app Foursquare, but now we know why: the company is launching a second app called Swarm, and splitting its functionality in two. Swarm will focus on the social aspects of...
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With 45m users, Foursquare raises another $35m of funding

Social location service Foursquare isn’t quite the poster boy of the apps world that it was a couple of years ago, but the company continues to add users and raise money
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Foursquare opens up its local business ads

Concert venues and record stores alike may wish to have a look at Foursquare's advertising platform, which has just opened up to all small businesses.
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Songza teams up with Foursquare for musical check-ins

2010 called: it wants its innovative partnership with social location service Foursquare back.
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More free services are selling their user data

That old saying about 'if you're not paying for a digital service, you're the product being sold' is ringing true this week.
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Loudie relaunches as a concert-planning app

Remember Loudie? You'd be forgiven for saying no. The mobile app launched at SXSW 2011 as a way for fans to check-in to gigs Foursquare-style.
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Tyünz is the latest Foursquare-for-music iPhone app

Tyünz launched on Friday as a free download for iPhone, US-only for now, described as "the ultimate music discovery app for Music Fans and Performers".
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Venues get their own Foursquare for Business app

Music venues and other businesses now have a dedicated mobile app to monitor their Foursquare check-ins and run promotions on the social location service
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SocialNightlife wants to be a Foursquare for nightclubs

SocialNightlife wants to be a Foursquare for nightclubs
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Report claims Foursquare is struggling for new investment

The Wall Street Journal claims social location service Foursquare is encountering pushback as it looks for a new $50m funding round.
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Get ready to “explicitly share” on Facebook

Facebook has introduced a new feature that lets third-party apps post “explicitly shared” items.