Facebook Enters The Location-Based Realm & With It Comes The Dark Side of the Force

By now you’ve probably been aware of the latest announcement made by Facebook regarding their move into the location-based arena. Being called Facebook Places, the social network is banking on their 500 million monthly active users to start checking into places and basically do what millions have been doing with Foursquare and Gowalla. Within the… Continue reading Facebook Enters The Location-Based Realm & With It Comes The Dark Side of the Force

Check-In’s vs. Hidden Items: Which One Rules Location Based Services?

Last month, at one of the largest technology and Internet-focused conferences in Austin, Texas known as South by Southwest, two location-based services collided to see which one had true staying power. They both relied on checking into a location and sharing it with their friends. Both of them had an entertainment component attached to it… Continue reading Check-In’s vs. Hidden Items: Which One Rules Location Based Services?