The geo-social revolution that wasn’t

SXSW 2012 was all about location-based social interactions, with Highlight being the belle of the ball. But for all the hype ahead of the show, a number of people I ran into there didn't seem to understand why they would even want to use these apps.…

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The new whiz kids

Thirty years after Steve Jobs and Bill Gates revolutionized personal computing, there's a new generation of entrepreneurs focused on bringing people together. Folks like Zuckerberg, Dorsey and Crowley are leading the charge in changing the way people communicate andinteract with each other.…

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Foursquare finds opportunities in the past

Foursquare has increasingly shifted its sights from the present to the future, looking at how it can help recommend relevant places where people should go. But we're seeing that the location-based network is also finding a lot of opportunities in leveraging the past.…

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Foursquare Hits 4 Million Users

Foursquare which launched in March 2009, took a year to get its first million users. Since then it has been on a tear. It has taken the service 50 days to add a million to bring up its total to 4 million, says CEO Dennis Crowley.…

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Tale of the Tweet: Foursquare Founder Tells Facebook to Bring It

Some analysts are assuming that Facebook's new location feature will crush Foursquare, the startup that has popularized the location-based service business, because of the sheer size of the giant social network. But Foursquare founder Dennis Crowley says he is confident that his company will ultimately win.…

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The Twitter Highlights of Foursquare CEO's Where 2.0 Talk

If you couldn't make it to Foursquare CEO Dennis Crowley's presentation at the Where 2.0 conference, here's a selection of the most interesting tweets posted by attendees who were watching the presentation. It's just a sample though - Crowley went through 70 slides in 15 minutes.…

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