Today, Foursquare announces two major advancements to its leading location technology platform: the relaunch of the Places Database and the introduction of Places Enterprise API.
FOURSQUARE, KOREM CEMENT PARTNERSHIP TO ENHANCE FOCUS ON GEOSPATIAL DATA
Introducing PIPs Rewards: A New App for Those Who Give a S#*!
I’m a huge social sharing fan, many of my non Geogeeky friends think I share way too much but that’s OK. I’m pretty careful about what I share, when I share it and where I share it. I also don’t share anything that I wouldn’t want anyone at all to see. But how much am […]
So, here it is, foursquare (R8) with a completely new look and feel. I’m still poking around with it and trying to figure out what’s up with the app. I have to admit, it really does feel more personalized, this thanks to the learning about me that the app wants to initiate – right from […]
You may be wondering, which would be better for me or my business.. blogging, social bookmarking, a social media focus, or ?? A darned good question, particularly as all have a purpose, a time, a place, advantages and disadvantages. So, which one is best? There’s no simple answer here, however, keep in mind that any […]
In an ever-changing environment, it would be ideal if the U.S Geological Survey had a presence in every corner of the nation. While we may not be able to cover every inch of the landscape, we can greatly enhance our scope with your help. The USGS has a variety of citizen science efforts where you […]
You have a business… perhaps a bar, a coffee shop, or maybe a consulting firm. Regardless of the business type, if you have a brick and mortar presence then you need to get your business listed in some of the popular online, location-based resources and search tools. Even more important is being found via […]
We all have some level of competitive instinct in us. If you’ve never thought, “Hey, I could do that better,” you’re probably kidding yourself. Competition is as much a part of our nature as eating or breathing – and sometimes we even get competitive with those! So when you add in a prize and […]
This week I’ve been messing around a bit with MapSocial, a new, real time mapping service for facebook – I’m also pleased to boast that I think I may have been one of the first public users of this cool service! The application is still in Beta, however, you are invited to jump in and […]