CNN’s Black in America 4 offers GetGlue limited-edition Check-in stickers

It seems CNN is going all out promoting Black In America 4. Expect to see @Soledad_OBrien live tweeting, plenty of Facebook status updates and more. Yesterday CNN announced that viewers watching Black In America 4 can pre check-in and check-in with GetGlue for limited-edition stickers.

GetGlue is offering limited-edition stickers for the next installment of CNN’s Black in America.

Before the premiere of The New Promised Land: Silicon Valley on Sunday, Nov. 13, GetGlue users can ‘check in’ to unlock exclusive stickers.

CNN anchor and special correspondent Soledad O’Brien  [...]

foursquare startup check-ins

This weekend starts the annual foursquare global hackathon along with the launch of foursquare's new/updated API boosting new features. Foursquare has a development community over 10,000 strong and this weekend participates are looking to add to the number along with a chance of winning a few prizes. There's not a foursquare hackathon event being held in Raleigh, NC but I have a few friends across the country participating at other city hacathons. I'm looking forward to seeing their progress and ideas being launched over the weekend.

While thinking about the hackathon I thought about what [...]

The Geosocial Universe 2.0 via JESS3™ – infographics

Geosocial is huge trend that continues to entertain us all. As we all know, things change incredibly quickly in the world of the internet, so we decided to update our infographic The Geosocial Universe a few months short of the one year anniversary of its first iteration


The Geosocial Universe Version 2

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via JESS3 Labs - The Geosocial Universe 2.0 | JESS3™.

Privacy is still a top concern for U.S. Location-Based Smartphone App Users

When most people are talking about popular location-based applications such as foursquare, yelp, gowalla, and loopt the conversation is more about users, badges, check-in specials/rewards and value and less about privacy. Even though has changed a little with the recent news about both Apple and Google tracking smartphone users. Privacy using location-based applications is still a topic that is not discussed enough.

With that being said here's some valuable information from the "U.S. Smartphone App Users Concerned with Privacy When it Comes to Location" post via the Nielsen Wire.


Save $1,000 off your next Mercedes-Benz with a foursquare check-In at The New York Auto Show

I'm a few days late on this post as I was traveling last week to attend Where 2.0 location conference but if you were lucky enough to attend the The New York Auto Show last week and wanted to save $1,000.00 off your next Mercedes-Benz all you had to do was check-in with foursquare. Awesome right?

Photo credit: 2011 Mercedes SLS AMG Gull Wing Photo by: ccho on flickr at the New York 2011 International Auto Show.

Here's a quote from the press announcement.

In its first-ever Foursquare promotional offer, geo-social users checking in at the Jacob K. Javits Center in Manhattan, NY, will be [...]

The Growth of Mobile Marketing and Tagging – infographic via Microsoft Tag

As you know I'm a huge fan of QR Codes but let's not forget about Microsoft Tags. Like QR Codes, Microsoft Tags have a similar value in allowing mobile users to easily scan and interacte with mobile content. To explain, the Microsoft Tag team has create the The Growth of Mobile Marketing and Tagging infographic. Take a look below.

Learn More about Mobile Tagging at Microsoft Tag.

Have you scanned or seen a Microsoft Tag recently?