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Foursquare updated for iOS 5 with new ‘Radar’ feature

October 12th, 2011

Foursquare announced on Wednesday that it has updated its client to version 4.0 with support for iOS 5. The update will provide users with access to a brand new “Radar” feature that takes advantage of iOS 5’s region monitoring capabilities to automatically alert you of destinations nearby that you might be interested in. If a …

RIM to add foursquare support to BBM

May 3rd, 2011

During the BlackBerry World Keynote in Orlando this morning, Research In Motion announced that it is working with foursquare to include support for the social-network in an upcoming version of BlackBerry Messenger. Users will be able to share their location information as their BBM status, but RIM execs didn’t go into much detail on how …

New York City mayor dubs April 16th 'Foursquare Day'

April 14th, 2011

Multiple cities have signed on to celebrate “Foursquare Day” on April 16th, but none as prominently as New York City. NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg has declared April 16th “Foursquare Day” in New York City to celebrate the company and its success — but also to attract new startups to the area. “There is no better …

Gowalla iPhone app adds check-in support Foursquare, Facebook, more

December 2nd, 2010

If you can’t beat ’em, join ’em. As the mobile check-in game get more popular — and thus, more annoying — with each passing day, the new breed of LBS services must find new ways to fight for users. But can’t they all just get along? Gowalla seems to think so, and with its newly …

Foursquare 2.0 for Android released

October 1st, 2010

If you’re one of those people who just loves letting others know where you’re at, via geolocation application foursquare, listen up. The company has just updated their Android application to include all the latest features, including tips, to-dos, and call-outs. The company also boasts that the “whole user experience has been cleaned up.” Grab the new bits …

Nokia developed Foursquare app due out in the next week

September 14th, 2010

Sure, Nokia added social check-ins to their Ovi Maps application today, but that doesn’t mean that the geolocation fun has to stop there! Today at Nokia World, Foursquare’s VP of mobile and partnerships,Holger Luedorf, gave the Nokia developed iteration of his company’s application the proverbial thumbs up. The Nokia offering looks just like the native Foursquare …

Foursquare CEO responds to Facebook's launch of 'Places'

August 20th, 2010

Last night, Business Insider sent foursquare CEO Dennis Crowley an email shortly after social networking giant Facebook announced the launch of their geo-location service, Places. The short email reads: “So is Facebook the location platform now? And is Foursquare an app on that platform?” Crowley responded with a few details about how his company will interact …