Foursquare: 6.5 Million Users – Choice of Languages Grows

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We know that may of our readers are fans of Foursquare, the location-based social network and recently told you about a Foursquare app to avoid those busy times at museums, galleries etc, and also told how Foursquare is teaming up with Sony to give some exclusive offers. … [Read more...]

Foursquare App: To Avoid Those Busy Times

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Have you ever decided to take the day off work or perhaps spend some quality time with your loved ones at the weekend, to visit a museum, theatre or gallery in London, get there and wish you hadn't really bothered because the queues of visitors are to much to cope with? … [Read more...]

Pubs & Restaurants To Embrace Social Media: Development Essential

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Social media and the way in which we use it daily, can have a massive impact on what we do, whether its just the individual logging onto a networking site or a company trying to sell their brands. Although for a large percentage of users who realise social media and its advantages, for some, they … [Read more...]

Hashable: It’s Like Foursquare With People Instead of Places

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The way social networking is these days it must be pretty difficult to get a new social networking site up and running. Facebook of course is the largest of them all with more than 500 million people signed up … [Read more...]

Sony & Foursquare Teaming Up In Europe To Give Exclusive Offers

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Foursquare has been making remarkable steps in terms of growth in recent times. We have seen it surpass 200,000 check-ins at the Super Bowl, we’ve seen it teaming with the BBC for the 6-nations Rugby as well as colleges and universities and we also asked if you’ve been taking advantage of the … [Read more...]

Foursquare Check-Ins: Surpasses 200,000 on Super Bowl Sunday

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Foursquare is fast becoming a popular social network, it has recently teamed up with colleges and universities, we have spoken to you about its growth seeing it meet 6 million users and we have also asked you if you are taking advantage of its deals … [Read more...]

Del Mar Racetrack Uses Social Media to Draw In Racing Audience

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Del Mar Racetrack in Southern California, America, known for its slogan “Where The Surf Meets The Turf” has become renowned not only for its horse-racing, but for its hip bars, eating experiences and concert line-ups. Since its official opening way back in 1937, as with a huge number of … [Read more...]

Super Bowl 2011 & Foursquare Join Forces To Bring “Super Bowl Sunday”

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One of the biggest sporting events is to take place this coming weekend in America, yes that's right, the Super Bowl XLV in Texas. We have reported on how this year, social media has and will be making a big impact on the fans with the use of advertising. For those of you out there who consider … [Read more...]

Foursquare Teams With BBC America For 6 Nations Rugby

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Foursquare has recently had some competition from other social networking sites such as Facebook with its new deals page and also from Google with its new Latitude system but Foursquare is currently the best for check-ins, right … [Read more...]

Foursquare Update: Now Live At All College & Universities

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Foursquare is one of the fastest growing social media sites in this day and age, we have seen Facebook trying to cut in on its success by launching their own geo-location section however Foursquare are the guru’s in this market … [Read more...]

Foursquare Deals: Do You Take Advantage Of Them?

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As we all know, the world of social media is growing at an extreme rate, Facebook now has more than 500 million users signed up with more than half of them performing daily activities. Foursquare is another that is emerging as one of the more popular ones especially in the U.S … [Read more...]

Foursquare Infographic Tells the Story

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Foursquare, the location-based social network seems to have taken off in a short space of time and just recently we posted about its growth pattern. The popular social network has seen a remarkably rapid rise in users and we’ve found an extremely useful infographic, which helps to show its growth … [Read more...]

Restaurants & Bars: Social Media – How Is It Being Used?

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Social media and social networking, the direction that most companies are realizing is the way forward. Any company that has realized this is trying to get in as many key locations that their brand and field can possibly be in … [Read more...]

Foursquare Growth: How’s It Looking?

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For those of you whom are unaware, Foursquare is a location based social network where you can earn badges as you ‘check-in’. We regularly report on new badges such as the Super Duper and Epic swarm badges and we even asked you back in May 2010 if you thought Facebook should buy Foursquare. We … [Read more...]

Foursquare CES 2011 Badges: Rewarding Attendees for Check-ins

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CES 2011 is going to be upon us in a few days time and whilst we have reported on various products and technologies that will be appearing, we haven’t spoken to much to you too much about what social media and social networking you should expect … [Read more...]

Celebrate New Year’s Eve With GetGlue, CNN & MTV

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All around the world in just a few days time, we will be saying goodbye to 2010 and celebrating yet another year with plenty of new year's resolutions. But whatever your plans are, GetGlue, the social networking site for up to date entertainment news, with the collaboration of stations CNN and MTV … [Read more...]

Foursquare 3.0 Update: Includes Photos & Comments

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Here at OSM we are constantly keeping you up to date with the latest goings on, and today it's the turn of location-based site Foursquare. On the 17 December we gave you information on the site updating it's iPhone app to version 3.0, enabling users to experience a more personal feel. Foursquare … [Read more...]

Foursquare Releasing iPhone 3.0 App Next Week: New Features

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Location-based networking site Foursquare, which up until now has allowed it's subscribers to “check-in” to venues and gain badges and points, is about to undergo changes, and for the better. The site which initially launched back in 2009 is growing considerably in user numbers and has now reached … [Read more...]

Foursquare: Photo sharing coming soon?

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Foursquare, the location based networking site has continued to grow in popularity and recently reached a milestone of 5 million users. Much like Twitter in our earlier story today about new improvements to Twitter Places, Foursquare is also seeking ways to continually advance services for its … [Read more...]

5 Million Users: Foursquare’s Milestone

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Check-in service Foursquare has officially hit the 5 million user mark and impressively has increased its user base by 10 times in the last 9 months. … [Read more...]

Google’s Latest Acquisition: Groupon iLocation-aware Website

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If you listen to rumors then you have possibly already heard that Google has apparently bought Groupon for a staggering $2.5 billion. Groupon are an organization of hundreds of freelance deal seekers who go to different places, find a deal and then do a write up on it … [Read more...]

Southwest Airlines and Facebook Places – Make-A-Wish

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According to TechCrunch.com’s Erick Schonfeld, “mobile check-in is not just a way to tell your friends where you are via Foursquare or Facebook Places, it is a marketing opportunity”. He goes on to say that Southwest Airlines Facebook placed and charitable giving are joining up to encourage people … [Read more...]

Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade: Foursquare Badge Offer

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With Thanksgiving Day festivities due to commence and Macy's 83rd Thanksgiving Parade due to get underway, we can now bring you some fantastic news to make this year's special day go with a bang. As well as reporting today on various social media tips to help your day run smoothly without any … [Read more...]

Foursquare Privacy Issues, Not Just Facebook

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Previously we had reported to you that Facebook and Twitter failed a privacy risk report and we also brought you some tips for families who use the social networking sites which you can view here. Well it seems like it is not just Facebook in the firing line Foursquare has also been pulled into the … [Read more...]

Safeway and PepsiCo Turn to Foursquare to Save Them

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Now, you might be wondering why Foursquare would be helping out companies like these, and before you ask, we don’t think they are trying to rival Facebook’s Places. Instead they are leaning towards customer loyalty … [Read more...]