Events Added To Foursquare’s Check In Database


Social location based service Foursquare has added the new option of events check ins. Previously users could check in to various locations around the world, ranging from the White House to your local supermarket. One of the most notable Foursquare users is none other than US President Barack … [Read more...]

President Obama Checks In to Foursquare: Track Campaigning


Here at OSM we are increasingly noticing the influence of social media on politics and only yesterday posted an article on US politics and its 5-year history with YouTube. President Barack Obama is no stranger to social media and back in June we told how he had now joined Twitter and before that he … [Read more...]

Foursquare Shows How To Create Successful Social Campaign

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When promoting a business through social media one of your goals is to turn your fans into ambassadors, who then spread your message to their friends. This can be done by getting them involved with the content and by rewarding them for their hard work. One company which has been successful with … [Read more...]

Foursquare & Ritz-Carlton Hotel Chain Give Holiday Tips


For those of you who class yourself as keen Foursquare fans, will be keen to know that the social networking site launched in 2009, has now racked up some 10 million active users. It offers the chance to check-in at venues using a GPS mobile phone and gain points and badges. Click here to head on … [Read more...]

Foursquare Milestone Reached: 10 Million User Mark


Here at OSM we often write about Foursquare, the location-based social network. We recently reported on encryption for Foursquare and Netflix apps and also how checkins on Foursquare could help you win “Super 8” tickets along with details on a possible integration with Groupon. Today we have big … [Read more...]

Encyption For Foursquare & Netflix Apps, Data Highlighted


The issue of security and how data has or could be exposed has been highlighted over the last few weeks. Take Sony's PlayStation Secure Network, Microsoft or even Nintendo who have had their service hacked into recently, and just today news from BGR has come through that Citigroup's data has been … [Read more...]

Check-Into Foursquare To Win “Super 8” Tickets & Zero-G


Location-based site Foursquare which launched back in 2009, allows its users to check-in to different locations via their mobile smartphone software. On checking-in, users to the service will then gain badges and points. On receiving these, they can then be posted onto the persons social … [Read more...]

Foursquare & Sony Ericsson: UEFA Champions League Campaign


Foursquare are a social network that are classed as the champions in terms of geo-location as they have offers behind check-ins and also badges that you can earn and show off to your friends. The likes of Facebook have obviously seen the success that Foursquare has been seeing and launched its own … [Read more...]

Foursquare and Groupon Integration: A Good Move?


We often write about Foursquare, the location-based social network and only yesterday wrote about Glenn Beck’s competition to daily deals site Groupon, MarkDown. Now we have news that Foursquare and Groupon may integrate in a move that seems to make a certain amount of sense. … [Read more...]

Social Media on Your Vacation: Making the Best of it


While some of us want to truly get away from it all while on vacation, and that includes weaning ourselves off technology for a precious few days, there are others that actually find that quite difficult and it’s important to try to find a balance. Saying that however, we should remember that … [Read more...]

Foursquare Checkins Can Get You Cheaper Gas


Here at OSM we often write about developments for Foursquare, the popular location-based social network. Only recently we told how the daily checkin record had been broken, and then how people were checking in to a world without Osama Bin Laden. Today we have some good news for Foursquare users as … [Read more...]

Foursquare & Bin Laden Death: Check In To World Without Him


The death of Osama Bin Laden is making headlines all around the world and although you may not normally make an association between the al-Qaeda leader and Foursquare, a rather odd connection has arisen from Bin Laden’s death. It seems that today people have been using Foursquare to check in to a … [Read more...]

Foursquare Break Daily Check-in Record


When it comes to the biggest social networks out there, some of the ones that sprint to the front of your mind are Facebook and Twitter but don’t forget that there’s another one that has been growing nicely and is becoming even more successful, Foursquare. More and more people are signing up to use … [Read more...]

Foursquare New Web Page Makes Brand Following Easy


Location-based Foursquare, popular for its user check-in's and collection of badges and points, has now rolled out a new web page to make life easier for its subscribers. As more and more individuals, small and large organisations are exploring new ways of promoting their brands through social … [Read more...]

Foursquare & New York Public Library: Celebrating Centenary


Foursquare, the location-based social network, continues to grow in popularity and only the other day we told of a new marketing initiative involving Foursquare, about a billboard which actually feeds your dog from a dispenser. Today’s news about Foursquare relates to the New York Public Library and … [Read more...]

Foursquare Check In Will Feed Your Dog: Really – With Video!


Here at OSM we seem to have published a few stories lately about social networking and dogs. In case you think you’ve misread that, you haven’t. Now we have heard of yet another connection between dogs and social networking and this time, believe it or not, it’s about how a Foursquare check in can … [Read more...]

Foursquare For Blackberry: Beta Updated To v1.9.77


Recently we brought you a post about the Foursquare app update on Apple’s IOS and Android OS, this may have left some Blackberry users a little disheartened as they did not receive an update, it now it appears the Foursquare beta app has been updated to v1.9.77. … [Read more...]

Foursquare Testing NFC: Your Thoughts?


Following on from the 3.0 update to Foursquare, its recent growth to around 7 million users and the different ways that pubs, restaurants and Sony are using the masters of geo-location, we are now hearing through Foursquare of something new that they are planning to do … [Read more...]

Starbucks $40 Gift Card Promotion: Check in with Foursquare


Not long ago we told you about how Starbucks had launched it’s own eGift card which seemed like a pretty good idea to us, and now we’ve heard about a new promotion from Starbucks and Foursquare which will see $40 Starbucks gift cards being awarded in the U.S. … [Read more...]

Download The Foursquare 3.0 Update Now: New Features Present


Foursquare has been one of the great new social networks that has come about in recent times; it relies on geo-location but has recently been getting in on lots of deals with other companies. The desire for other companies is essentially that they sell more goods but they are doing it by giving … [Read more...]

Foursquare & American Express Join Forces: Discounts At The Ready


Location-based networking site Foursquare which can be accessed through mobile platforms such as Android, iPhone or BlackBerry devices is not only updating its service to Foursquare 3.0 but is now joining forces with American Express. Foursquare which initially launched in 2009 offers its … [Read more...]

Foursquare’s World’s Rudest Cities Graph, Manchester Top


Have you ever wondered where the world’s rudest city resides? Well we can now tell you that it is in fact Manchester in England! What the guys on the Foursquare blog did is they actually measured the number of curse words that featured in their database using SQL. … [Read more...]

Facebook Vs Foursquare: Places Or Check-ins?


When it comes to social networking more and more companies and brands are moving towards it for different reasons. One that is up and coming is Foursquare, we have recently seen it reaching seven million users and also teaming up in Europe with Sony to give exclusive offers … [Read more...]

Foursquare: 7 Million Users In Sight


Social networking has taken off like a rocket over the last few years, we have seen Facebook reach 500 million users and more than half of them are performing daily activities. Twitter is growing quickly and increasing in value, there’s even talk of it being bought by Google or Facebook … [Read more...]

How Using Social Media Screams ‘Please Rob Me’


How many people do you know that are entirely addicted to social networking? If you read through some of your friends pages on the likes of Facebook you will get a real insight into their life, what they like and what they don’t where they are and when, which is a bit worrying isn’t it? … [Read more...]