Foursquare launched back in 2009 at Austin’s SXSW festival with the idea of “making cities easier to use” and the mobile company will stick with their yearly cadence by releasing Version 3.0 later tonight. The social check-in service now boasts nearly 7.5 million users and witnessed almost 500,000,000 check-ins during the last year.
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The beta version of TweetDeck has been available for two months now and after pulling in about 36,000 beta testers and releasing 11 updates they finally have seen fit to give the app 1.0 status and officially launch in the Market.
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As we (and basically everyone else out there) have already reported, the TweetDeck for Android beta is now available for your downloading pleasure. This version (0.9.1) is slightly different than the 0.9 version that was leaked yesterday, so if you’ve already downloaded 0.9, you might want to uninstall and head over to Read More »
It was almost one year ago that we posted TweetDeck might develop an Android app and now the beta client is finally available. TweetDeck brings all your Twitter, Facebook, Buzz and Foursquare feeds into the same column and provides a slick UI that puts the key features at your fingertips. In order to ... Read More »
Back in May, we reviewed a check-in based application called SCVNGR that allows users to do quick, fun activities to interact with their social world. Though SCVNGR was deemed to be a fun new way to experience social media and check-in based services in particular, it seems the rubber hasn’t quite hit the road yet. ... Read More »
Here at A&M we have written a lot of stories recently about mobile check-in services such as Foursquare, Gowalla, and SCVNGR. These check-in location-based apps allow you to share your life by sharing your location and a brief comment with your Facebook and Twitter friends. Picplz hopes to take this new social networking ... Read More »
During a panel discussion at the Web 2.0 Expo yesterday, Steve Lee, a Group Product Manager at Google, boasted some surprising figures for Google’s Latitude. At present they have 3 million active users and 8 million total registered users.
This figure dwarfs the user counts for the current check-in front runners, Foursquare (1 million) and ... Read More »
While their usefulness is often debated, no one can deny that location-based check-in services are the new hotness. During SXSW here in Austin it was more apparent than ever. Every venue I visited I was greeted by a large crowd of geeks standing around staring at their phones.
We had to take last week off due to scheduling conflicts but we are back today at our regular time, 2PM CT (3 PM ET / 12 PM PT). Each week we broadcast live to discuss all the biggest Android happenings of the week, all while taking your calls and hanging out in the group chat. Come join us on the BlogTalkRadio page to get in on the fun.
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