Alex Rainert, Foursquare’s Head of Product — and company employee #10 — has announced that he’s leaving the company. Rainert hasn’t yet said what his next project will be beyond spending some quality time with his infant son as his wife ends her maternity leave. His duties will be taken over by Noah Weiss, who […]
With American Express’ annual Small Business Saturday just around the corner, they’ve announced a partnership with Foursquare that will result in $250,000 worth of free advertising for small businesses in the US. Each merchant is eligible for a $50 credit when they launch their first ad on Foursquare between now and December 31. The ads […]
Apple’s location-based reminders are incredibly useful, but if you’ve ever used the Reminders app to create location-based alerts you know that you have about a 50/50 shot of actually finding the venue you want to use in their database. Venues, a free app, makes adding those reminders easier by letting you create alerts based on the Foursquare database, likely the most comprehensive database of businesses anywhere.
Foursquare updated their Android app today with a new feature they’re calling “swipey maps.” When users drag the Explore map down to expand it, they’ll be able to swipe through the places. Tips are shown as each spot is highlighted on the map. This new design is much easier to browse than the old method […]
MTV opted not to sponsor a badge for the VMAs this year, but that doesn’t mean they’re done with Foursquare, they’re just shifting their focus to Europe as Foursquare sees strong adoption overseas. Today they launched a new badge to celebrate the European Music Awards, which take place Sunday in Amsterdam. Foursquare users visiting Amsterdam […]
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