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Foursquare shows us where people watched the Super Bowl

Foursquare shows us where people watched the Super Bowl

Yesterday, as all Super Bowls are, was a massive celebration of American tradition and an event that brought millions of people together. So you know what that means - it's time to analyze all the different possible social media channels that were impacted. We already know it was a record-setting day on Twitter, and now here's a look at where people checked in all around the country to various Super Bowl events.

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Foursquare adds new Save to Foursquare and Follow buttons

Foursquare adds new Save to Foursquare and Follow buttons

When it comes to social networking most all of the big sites have special buttons that make it easy for you to share content you find with friends on the network. Facebook has the Like button, Google+ has the +1 button, and Foursquare is now getting a couple new buttons of its own. Foursquare now has a save to Foursquare button and a follow button that are being rolled out.

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Foursquare App For Windows Phone 7 Unleashed Today

Foursquare App For Windows Phone 7 Unleashed Today

Foursquare released a new version today of its popular "check-in" app that's been completely revamped for the Windows Phone 7 platform. The company had previously released an early version for the platform that subsequently got pulled from the Marketplace because of lacking features and poor overall user experience.

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Amazon Cloud Failure Knocked Out Foursquare, Quora, and Reddit

Amazon Cloud Failure Knocked Out Foursquare, Quora, and Reddit

Amazon's cloud hosting service experienced technical errors that caused several major websites to go down earlier today. The Amazon Elastic Cloud Computing service is one of the leading providers in cloud computing, hosting several of the major social websites including Foursquare, Quora, and Reddit. The crash last night that took down several of these sites has raised concerns once again about the reliance and reliability of operating from the cloud.

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Did Apple ditch Facebook integration to pursue MobileMe with FourSquare?

Did Apple ditch Facebook integration to pursue MobileMe with FourSquare?

I am going to swing the cat a bit on this one. The other day we posted up a video of a white iPhone 4 that had surfaced that showed some interesting ties into Facebook that never came to iOS 4. We wondered at the time if perhaps what we were seeing was a glimpse at iOS 5. At the same time, what we many have been looking at in that video was Facebook integration that Apple had planned and then backed away from.

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Foursquare Testing NFC, Adds Merchant Rewards

Foursquare Testing NFC, Adds Merchant Rewards

The Foursquare mobile check-in service has just launched v3.0 of its mobile app, the biggest update the company has ever launched. Foursquare employees have been working around the clock to finish the update in time for SXSW, in what co-founder Dennis Crowley calls Foursquare’s “shock and awe” campaign. The company is focusing on the potential of near field communication in this new update. Below, you can see the Foursquare team up past midnight, celebrating as the update launched. Read on past the cut for more details.

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Foursquare 3.0 Adds Explore, Revamped Leaderboard, And New Deals

Foursquare 3.0 Adds Explore, Revamped Leaderboard, And New Deals

Foursquare has just revealed details on its revamped 3.0 version due out late tonight. The popular location-based app allows people to share information on the places they've been via check-ins and encourages them to do so by turning it into a game of attaining badges and titles based on frequency of check-ins. The updated version adds several new new features including check-in recommendations, revamped leaderboard, and new deals for businesses.

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HootSuite For BlackBerry Updated With New Social Features

HootSuite For BlackBerry Updated With New Social Features

If you own a BlackBerry and are socially over-extended, then you'll be glad to hear that HootSuite for BlackBerry has just gotten updated with additional social features. HootSuite is a popular social media dashboard app that aggregates all your social network streams into one location that you can easily manage while on the go.

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The Daily Slash: December 8 2010

The Daily Slash: December 8 2010

Well now! Today was certainly a diverse day. A bit of Tron [here], a bit of Tron , the crew of misfit developers over at XDA have a list of Gingerbread ROMs ready for you, Foursquare Users Pass 5 Million and get offered $140 million bucks for the keys to the front door, then it gets really wacky. NASA gets poked with sticks, iPad 2 plans on having an LCD instead of AMOLED, and it turns out there's an Oriental Hornet that's solar powered. Wild! All this and MORE today on The Daily Slash!

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