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 adds events to location check-ins

Foursquare has talked about evolving beyond the check-in, but that doesn't mean the check-in is dead. Now the location-based social network is adding event check-ins for locations featuring movies, sporting events and concerts. Event check-ins automatically tell people what you're doing, not just where you are.…

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The competitive prospects of Google+

GigaOM conducted a survey over the Fourth of July weekend of GigaOM readers regarding Google+’s chances for success, its competitive weapons and its likely impact on the competitive social media environment. Here's a snippet of what we discovered about the prospects for Google's latest social venture.…

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