58 GEO/Location-based panels submitted for SXSW 2011 on check-ins, foursquare, augmented reality and more to vote for.

SXSW Interactive in the past has been known as THE conference to launch new startups and have conversations about what will be the next big thing. In 2006 Twitter was launched at SXSW and Foursquare was launched at SXSW 2009.  This year at SXSW 2010 some said it was over crowded and too many social media topics lacking the interactive geek flavor it once had.  There were also a lot location-based panels featuring Brightkite, Gowalla and Foursquare with Mapquest and Yelp tagging along.  Since March 2010 the location space has truly exploded and moved out of the geek tech bubble of will [...]

Talk Social News episode 17# MC Hammer, on social media, the music industry & twitter. Need we say more?

There are a lot of fake celebrity accounts that get started on twitter, just ask Shaq (@THE_REAL_SHAQ) but if you get followed by an account called @MCHammer don't block him or think it's a fake account because it's the one and only MC Hammer (http://mchammer.com) . So what is Hammer doing on twitter, well you'll have to listen to the podcast for that, but we had the privilege to chat with the one and only Hammer himself about how long he's been blogging, his thoughts social media and the music industry, who introduced him to twitter and more.

If you're been wondering what Hammer has been [...]