Posts tagged as: Gowalla

Gowalla Confirms Facebook Deal, Will Close in January

Gowalla co-founder Josh Williams confirmed Monday the talk that his company had been bought by Facebook. The location check-in service is now due to ramp down by the end of January as most of the team moves to Palo Alto. Users should get an option to export their current and legacy data, including photos, and […]

Gowalla Addss Social Guides, New Features to iOS and Android Apps

Social check-in service Gowalla has announced on Thursday the release of new free iPhone and Android apps that include a feature called Social Guides. They include places friends recommend, advice from experts and the best of what’s local in particular cities, parks and other regions. The launch covers 60 cities and shows off photos, highlights and […]

Pew Study Shows Rapid Use of Location Apps

Over a quarter of the US uses some kind of online location service, Pew discovered Tuesday. About 28 percent have used Google Maps or a similar location service at least on the web. With smartphone owners, that number more than doubles to 58 percent, researchers said. Only a slice of these have ever used a […]

Gowalla Brings Geo Fun and Discounts to ComicCon

Comic-Con kicks off this week and Gowalla is bring it’s location based mobile madness to the fun that all of you going to San Diego will have. Gowalla is rolling out custom discounts, giveaways, Trips, Stamps, and Pins created just for Comic-Con as well as introducing several partnerships! Here are just a few interesting things […]

Skyhook Location Service Added to Gowalla

Skyhook Wireless has revealed that Gowalla, a location-based social networking service, has added Skyhook’s Core Engine to its Android application for improved location results. Gowalla is a mobile social network that allows users to check in and share current location with friends to earn achievements. “Up to this point we’ve tailored our core Gowalla experience […]

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