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New Facebook App Will Track User's Locations To Help You Find Nearby Friends

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Looking for a new way to stalk find your nearby Facebook friends? According to Bloomberg, a new Facebook app is being finalized that will allow users to see the location of their Facebook friends nearby. Using GPS the app would allow users to show or view exact location detail when...
New Facebook App Will Track User's Locations To Help You Find Nearby Friends

Foursquare lets you follow friend anywhere they check in

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Foursquare has always been fun for keeping up on your friends’ whereabouts, but now the location social network is letting people get real-time alerts whenever a particular friend checks into a place anywhere in the world. The new Always On feature setting may prompt some uneasiness for the way it makes...
Foursquare lets you follow friend anywhere they check in
HP's Pocket Playlist can record from Netflix and Hulu, stream to five devices
Glassmap is like Find My Friends but better

Startup Banjo looks to help you connect with folks in real world

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Banjo announces major updates to its mobile social-discovery app, which rounds up location data for various social-media services so users can connect with nearby friends. [Read more]...
Startup Banjo looks to help you connect with folks in real world

Facebook Reportedly Developing Not Creepy Location-Tracking App We Can All Totally Trust

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(Photo: Facebook) A company that everyone trusts wholeheartedly with the troves of personal data you’ve turned over is reportedly developing an app that will further engender great faith and confidence from the public. Just kidding, it’s Facebook. Facebook is doing another creepy thing because it is a day that ends...
Facebook Reportedly Developing Not Creepy Location-Tracking App We Can All Totally Trust

Nike+ FuelBand app for iOS adds friends and sharing, no small amount of bragging

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Where's the fun in owning an exercise tracker like the Nike+ FuelBand if you can't lord your healthiness over others? Nike must have wondered the same thing, as it just updated the FuelBand's iOS app to add Nike+ Friends. Wearers can now learn where their step count places them...
Nike+ FuelBand app for iOS adds friends and sharing, no small amount of bragging

Speaking Of Creepy Location Features: Google’s Opt-Out Latitude Alerts

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The past couple of days have seen some brouhaha over location privacy issues. Please Rob Me brought up the potentially troubling issue of tweeting out your location updates (and Foursquare responded). But actually, Google is doing something that’s perhaps even creepier. While their Google Location Alerts feature is not new...
Speaking Of Creepy Location Features: Google’s Opt-Out Latitude Alerts

BO.LT, Circle, Tango, MyFitnessPal, more on this week's emerging Facebook apps

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Page tab customization app Static HTML… [Ninth Tab] led our list of emerging Facebook applications by monthly active users this week with 153 percent gain. We define emerging applications as those that ended with between 100,000 and 1 million MAU in the past week. This week’s top apps grew between 110,000 and 460,000...
BO.LT, Circle, Tango, MyFitnessPal, more on this week's emerging Facebook apps

Address Book App Brewster Now Factors in Location, Fixes "Favorites"

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Brewster, the smartphone app that pulls all of your digital address books into one place, has introduced some new features meant to make your digital life management that much easier — even if you’ve got thousands of “friends” in those contact lists. The free iPhone app now factors in your...
Address Book App Brewster Now Factors in Location, Fixes "Favorites"

Albumatic Photo Sharing App Raises $4.5 Million, Says SEC Filing

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Albumatic, the latest venture photo-sharing from Devon Gundry and Vine investor Adam Ludwin, is raising a $4.5 million round in funding, according to a recent SEC filing. Adam Ludwin, co-founder and principal at RRE Ventures, Devon Gundry, and RRE managing partner Stuart Ellman are all named in the filing. The...
Albumatic Photo Sharing App Raises $4.5 Million, Says SEC Filing

Wink: A fresh take on photo-sharing that instantly sends your new pictures to the friends you're with

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With Instagram having more or less won the photo-sharing app war, is there still room for another contender? Danish startup Wink believes so. Its new iOS app launches today with a fresh approach to sharing the latest pictures you’ve taken. Wink is all about instantly sharing photos with the people...
Wink: A fresh take on photo-sharing that instantly sends your new pictures to the friends you're with

Foursquare just launched a no-brainer partnership with OpenTable for reservations

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Foursquare announced an interesting partnership today with OpenTable. Tapping on any place in the Foursqare app that’s an OpenTable partner and you’ll be able to make reservations right in the app. The partnership allows you to choose a time and date, number of people and snag a table all from...
Foursquare just launched a no-brainer partnership with OpenTable for reservations
Foursquare brings back nearby friends view with new update

Today in Tech: Meet Facebook's location-tracking app

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Also: Twitter buys its way into social TV; how much will Dell ultimately sell for? Facebook is said to create mobile location-tracking app [BLOOMBERG] The app, scheduled for release by mid-March, is designed to help users find nearby friends and would run even when the program isn't open on a handset,...
Today in Tech: Meet Facebook's location-tracking app

Find nearby friends with Sonar, now on Android

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Sonar is a location-aware social networking app for mobile devices. The app has been available for iOS for a while now, but has recently launched on Android devices, bringing the service to a wider audience. This app was tested on a Motorola Xoom tablet running Android 4.0.4. No major issues...
Find nearby friends with Sonar, now on Android
Highlight for iOS updated with more location-based friend finding features

How Glancee And Highlight Are Fixing Those Background Location And Notification Problems

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Somewhere off in the future, there will be a mobile app that shows you all of the nearby people who you might find interesting — without you having to click a single button to check in. But we’re not there yet, as thousands of South By Southwest attendees have been...
How Glancee And Highlight Are Fixing Those Background Location And Notification Problems

Foursquare's 'Always On' feature tracks your VIPs near or far, Android app regains nearby check-in filter

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If you have an urge to always know what your close friends and family members are up to, then Foursquare has the remedy. The popular social network has announced the availability of its new "Always On" option which allows you to receive continuous check-ins from a selected list of...
Foursquare's 'Always On' feature tracks your VIPs near or far, Android app regains nearby check-in filter

Glancee To Release Big SXSW Update With Past Encounters, More Location And More Android

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Let’s say you want to use your phone to find interesting new people or reconnect with nearby friends — without revealing your exact location. Glancee is the app for you, particularly if you’re an Android user. And the polished competitor to Highlight is getting a big update today, ahead of South...
Glancee To Release Big SXSW Update With Past Encounters, More Location And More Android

Foursquare brings nearby check-ins back to BlackBerry and iPhone, saves our pub crawls

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The Foursquare 5.0 revamp wasn't all good news for some of the location service's most loyal fans: the design quietly scrapped the option to only see check-ins from nearby friends. After much clamoring, Foursquare has found a way to tuck it back in, starting with BlackBerry and iPhone users....
Foursquare brings nearby check-ins back to BlackBerry and iPhone, saves our pub crawls

WonderVoice wants to be Siri for Facebook

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Voice control is rapidly becoming a popular way of controlling consumer electronics from mobile phones to TVs, whether we like it or not (how often do you actually use Siri?). Now a new app is bringing the same approach to Facebook. WonderVoice, which launches today at the Dublin Web Summit (although...
WonderVoice wants to be Siri for Facebook

Foursquare fans rejoice: 'Nearby Friends' is back on iOS and BlackBerry, Android to follow

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There was a minor omission from Foursquare’s recent redesign, with Crowley & Co. opting to erase the popular ‘Nearby Friends’ view. But fret not, the location-based social network has reintroduced the feature with its latest roll-out, letting you once again switch between all your activity and check-ins in your...
Foursquare fans rejoice: 'Nearby Friends' is back on iOS and BlackBerry, Android to follow
KLIK, The Face-Detecting iPhone App, Heads Into Production

Uber Partners With Grouper So Blind Date Goers Can Ride In Style

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On-demand car service Uber is teaming up with online social club Grouper, the companies announced this weekend. With a new program and promotional event called #UberGrouper, users can sign up for an exclusive deal in their city allowing them to use Uber as their luxury transportation of choice on their Grouper...
Uber Partners With Grouper So Blind Date Goers Can Ride In Style
FriendThem sues Facebook (in the court of public opinion)
Facebook reportedly developing location-tracking app for friend discovery

Foursquare's latest iOS update lets you mention Facebook friends who aren't on Foursquare

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Earlier this week, Foursquare launched a seemingly small update to its iOS app, adding a 1 to 10 score that appears next to the name of a place. We noted at the time that this makes it an instant competitor for many of the recommendation services, such as Yelp. Well,...
Foursquare's latest iOS update lets you mention Facebook friends who aren't on Foursquare

The big market Facebook is missing out on

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Facebook’s ascent to become the world’s largest directory of individuals and local businesses is a stunning achievement. With more than a billion users, the scale of its reach is simply staggering. But while the service is still unrivaled as a means of staying connected with friends, its offerings are conspicuously...
The big market Facebook is missing out on
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