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Location based social networking
Location based social networking
Location based social networking
Location based social networking
Location based social networking
Location based social networking
Location based social networking
Location based social networking
Location based social networking
Location based social networking
Location based social networking
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A brief introduction to the various location-based social networking such as Foursquare.

A brief introduction to the various location-based social networking such as Foursquare.

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  • - During April of this year, 15-year-old Parker Liautaud and 44 year-old David Newman raced to be the first to check-in at the North Pole via Foursquare. Only one prevailed. Liautaud checked-in first and became the only person to unlock the Last Degree badge on Foursquare.
  • Zombie themed location-based Game Other players appear as zombies In New York City Available on Blackberry phones
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    • 1. Location-Based Social Networking
      • Location-based social networks are social networks that use GPS features to locate you and that let you broadcast your location and other content from your mobile device.
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      • Created in 2009 by Dennis Crowley and Naveen Selvadurai
      • As of December 2010, there are over 5 million registered users.
    • 4.  
    • 5.
      • NO GPS locator
      • Receive badges for doing stuff, with custom ones for businesses
      • Compete for mayorships for venues
      • Many businesses offer perks for mayors and frequent patrons
      • GPS locator
      • Receive pins for accomplishing stuff, and items you can drop/pick up
      • Top 10 list of users per venues
      • Perks offered during the holiday season
    • 6.  
    • 7. Check in to 5 different Starbucks locations Including the words “Red Cross” or “Blood donation” in your shout-outs Checking into over 10 different locations within a 12-hour period
    • 8. Special Badges Doug Wheeler unlocked the NASA Explorer Badge when he checked in from the International Space Station.
    • 9. Foursquare for Business
      • Businesses have started engaging their customers via social media
    • 10. Foodspotting
      • Visual guide to food recommendations
      • Take photos of food tried, then pin the photos to the location
    • 11. Mobile Dead
      • Zombie themed location-based Game
      • Other players appear as zombies
      • Available on Blackberry phones
    • 12. Issue of Privacy
      • Pleaserobme.com
      • Location-based social networking lets everyone know where you are.
      • Oversharing – SNS are more or less connected nowadays

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