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Too Much Hype over Location-Based Services?

Chris Treadaway is founder and CEO of Lasso, a “hyper-local advertising platform for media outlets and small businesses.” He was recently on a panel in Austin, Texas with Gowalla CEO Josh Williams, where he may have seemed like a buzz kill to many in the crowd.Chris tells his story in…

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Tags: Brightkite, Foursquare, geolocation, Gowalla, social media

Mapping Location-Based Social Media

This article was originally posted on evolt.org, an online resource for web developers, maintained by web developers. I have granted evolt.org the right to use this article on their web site, and they are the only entity with the right to reproduce it. If you have been paying any attention…

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Tags: Bing, Brightkite, Foursquare, geolocation, Google, Mapquest, social media

FourWhere: The Spawn of Google Maps and Foursquare

Both ReadWriteWeb (FourWhere Mashes Up Foursquare and Google Maps) and Mashable (Foursquare + Google Maps = FourWhere) are covering the emergence of a new service/site/product called FourWhere. The concept here is very simple — take Foursquare locations and feed them into Google Maps, providing a simple view of all the…

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Tags: Foursquare, geolocation, Google, social media

Don’t Let Social Media Get You Robbed (or Stalked)

If you are one of the millions of people using social media to report where you are, you may have been tuned in to all the buzz lately about the site Please Rob Me. The concept is very simple, when you use applications like Gowalla, Foursquare, Brighkite, Loopt or anything…

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Tags: Brightkite, Facebook, Foursquare, geolocation, privacy, rant, social media, Twitter

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