Category Archives: Location Apps

Using Foursquare and Crowdmap to track local elections

With the midterm elections coming tomorrow, lots of news outlets will likely be launching their fanciest new toys and social media ideas to best pull in that coveted election night audience on the web. TBD’s no exception, though our election … Continue reading

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Uses for Foursquare in news reporting

Aside from all the fun marketing options, Foursquare can be very valuable for reporters, bloggers and other news organizations. Here are a few suggestions: 1. Find a source with ties to a specific location When you go to a venue’s … Continue reading

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A Beginner’s Guide to Location-Based Services

A very basic overview of Foursquare, Gowalla and other location-based services, including a glossary and tips for use. Continue reading

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