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Foursquare Sees Mayorships Return To Swarm

06/22/2015, I would say that the social networking world was surprised last year when it learnt that Foursquare would be breaking up into a couple of separate apps – with Swarm being the other one. Having said that, it looks like something good and classic is...

Foursquare Can Now Call You An Uber

06/01/2015, The next time you’re on Foursquare trying to find out the hottest places to visit in your city, you can easily call a car to get to that location from within the app. The company has teamed up with Uber to enable users to call a car from the...

Foursquare Might Be Acquired By Yahoo

04/15/2015, It has been rumored in the past as well that Yahoo might be looking to acquire Foursquare. Those rumors are now gathering steam once again. There’s a new report out today which claims that Yahoo is once again looking to buy Foursquare, the company...

Tweets To Get Detailed Location After Twitter And Foursquare Deal

12/17/2014, Twitter is reportedly working on providing its users with relevant information, which will sit nicely with the real-time aspect of this microblogging network, and to make that happen the company wants to add a layer of detailed location information to...

Foursquare For iPad Released

12/15/2014, Foursquare isn’t really the product it used to be when it first came out. A few months back the company made some very significant changes by unbundling the check-in features to an entirely new app, and revamping the original Foursquare app to serve...

15 Million Tastes Added To New Foursquare

08/07/2014, The all new Foursquare was revealed just yesterday, and in such a short matter of time, this latest update to the app has seen a whopping 15 million “tastes” in a matter of just 24 hours. Yes sir, this is quite an achievement really, with the new...

New Foursquare App Tracks Your Location Even When It Is Closed

08/07/2014, One of the ways apps like Foursquare or Facebook know where you are is through GPS. This is how you are able to locate nearby restaurants or places where you can check-in. This seems like an on-demand kind of service where it will only pull your location...

All New Foursquare Revealed

08/06/2014, Foursquare has certainly come under the spotlight from time to time, such as when Microsoft decided to invest up to $15 million into the company earlier this year, while we also learnt late last month that Foursquare will be integrated with Cortana in...

Foursquare Integrated With Cortana In Windows Phone 8.1

07/29/2014, As you might have heard, earlier this year, Microsoft had invested $15 million into Foursquare and it looks like their investment could be paying off. According to reports, it seems that Microsoft is taking advantage of their investment in Foursquare by...

Swarm For Windows Phone Teased

07/24/2014, Foursquare, fresh from a new look, did make an announcement in the past to ensure its check-in app no longer remains as a singular entity, but rather, will be split into two – Swarm and Foursquare. The former will be more focused on check-ins and...

Foursquare Boasts Of New Look, Logo

07/23/2014, From time to time, companies “reinvent” themselves by rolling out a new logo as well as introduce new features to their apps and services, and Foursquare is no different, either. In fact, Foursquare will be migrating all check-ins to their new app...

Foursquare To Breakup Into Two Separate Apps

05/01/2014, Foursquare emerged on the scene back in 2009 giving users the ability to declare their location by “checking-in” to a location. Since then it has amassed millions of users and billions of data points. The landscape has shifted since 2009...

Instagram Tests Facebook Places Integration

03/25/2014, For a long time, Instagram’s location services have been powered by Foursquare’s vast venue database. That might change in the future. According to a new report, Instagram is now testing Facebook Places integration as a possible replacement...

Microsoft Invests $15 Million Into Foursquare

02/04/2014, For those unfamiliar, Foursquare is an app/service that allows users to check-in to various locations, leave reviews, and collect badges. The service is integrated into other apps, such as Instagram where it is used to retrieve locations, although...