Posts tagged as: Foursquare

Twitter, Foursquare to Offer Place Tagging in Tweets

Twitter today said it has partnered with Foursquare so users can tag specific locations in Tweets. Twitter already lets users to tag their location from its mobile apps, but the location is defined loosely across a broad area, like a neighborhood or town. With Foursquare, people will be able to tag more specific places, such […]

Swarm Hits Version 1.07

Swarm is a tool that can be used to see which friends are out nearby, and who is looking to hang out later. The latest release features greatly improved location information, providing users with locations much faster and more accurately. The profile page has also been moved to the navigation bar at the bottom of […]

Cortana Now Shows Foursquare Recommendations

Microsoft today said it has enabled Foursquare recommendations within Cortana, the virtual personal assistant that’s part of Windows Phone 8.1. Cortana will now proactively showcase local recommendations on handsets, though the feature must first be enabled by device owners. Users can click on the items to discover more information about the nearby venues, but the […]

Foursquare Updates Swarm App for iOS and Android

Foursquare has released an update to its Swarm app for iOS and Adnroid, now including mayor leaderboards. A standalone app for check-ins, the new mayorship leaderboards display who among the user’s friends who has checked-in to the same location or proximity as they have. The competitive quality to the feature is now limited to circles […]

Sony Drops Foursquare Support for PS Vita

Sony has announced that it will no longer support the Foursquare app for PS Vita. The location-tagging service has already been removed from the PlayStation Store, and will no longer be accessible from April 1. “Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. will no longer support the foursquare app for PS Vita from 1 April 2014, and it […]

Foursquare Adds Food Ordering Thanks to GrubHub

Foursquare recently announced a new partnership with GrubHub Seamless that makes it possible to order food from 20,000 different restaurants around the country from within the Foursquare app. Users simply need to click the GrubHub Seamless button in the app to see nearby participating restaurants. The app also makes it easy to search for restaurants […]

Foursquare for Android Updated with New Design

Foursquare has updated its Android application with many of the same design changes seen on the iOS version, which was also recently updated. According to Foursquare, the new Android app loads faster, includes swipable maps, and adds a Ken Burns effect. Foursquare for Android is free to download from the Play Store.

Foursquare Update Sports Real-Time Recommendations

The new update was aimed at simplifying Foursquare in order to show users what is most relevant to them now. The update brings the location-networking app to version 6.4, and a major addition is the new “nearby” button that allows users to see which of their friends are in the general vicinity. It also adds […]

YouTube and Foursquare Now Sport Native Windows Phone Features

Microsoft has announced major updates to the YouTube and Foursquare applications for its Windows Phone platform. The YouTube application has been completely rewritten to take advantage of WP8’s best features. YouTube now lets users pin videos, playlists, and channels to the Start screen as Live Tiles. Those tiles will actively update with new content from […]

Foursquare 6.0 for iPhone Brings Search to the Front

Foursquare today released a new version of its iPhone application that makes big changes to the way it recommends nearby places. According to Foursquare, it is taking better advantage of the data created by billions of user check-ins to offer instant, personalized recommendations when the app is opened. Foursquare 6.0 prioritizes search by placing the […]

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