Foursquare will no longer need users to "check in" to their locations, instead opting to send users tips and notifications about their locations when they arrive, CEO Dennis Crowley announced today. There's no
Canadian businesses have another place to claim their local listing information after Facebook Places was launched in the country on Friday.Similar to other location-based social networking services such as Foursquare or Gowalla, Facebook
First there was location-based social network Foursquare. Then Gowalla and other sites followed suit and launched. And now with news that Facebook is slowly rolling out its own location-based technology, you can expect
Facebook's unveiling of Facebook Places is an obvious banshee cry to Foursquare and other location-based check-in services. As with those services, Facebook Places allows users to share their location and discover new hot
Pressed to respond to the rising popularity of online services that let people broadcast their location, Facebook mostly hit the right notes with the initial design of Places, although it's too early to
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg late on Wednesday announced the company's latest creation, a foray into the world of location-based services called Facebook Places."This is going to be a really fun and interesting summer,"
Though you might not like the idea of major companies keeping tabs on you in real time, applications that utilize location technology are steadily becoming more popular among smartphone users. Location-based services use
An insurance expert told the Britain's Telegraph newspaper that using location-centric mobile social services like Google Buzz, Twitter , Facebook and Foursquare could raise your home insurance premiums, or even result in the