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2014-07-03 23:00:37

WHATT from WHATT, Inc. is the first iPhone app specifically designed to let users share text updates with their close friends by making posts personal, impactful, and fun. The new app has a variety of special features including no character limitation, personalized text colors, tagging capability in posts and comments, optional sharing to Facebook and Twitter, a “Favorites” list, a post views counter, and more. Cupertino, CA (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 iPhone users who love to share status...

2014-06-06 16:22:48

360 Degree Program Incorporates Foursquare Program and Retail Initiatives LOUISVILLE, Ky., June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- el Jimador, the official tequila sponsor of the U.S. National Soccer Team and the annual U.S. Tour of the Mexican National Team, announced today the launch of its "Take Home the Spirit" 360 degree program with a unique Foursquare component, a first for the brand. As part of its soccer platform, consumers will have the opportunity to purchase limited edition soccer...

2014-03-31 08:32:33

Split raises $1 million from high-profile private investors and is the only "Anti-Social" app to work with Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Foursquare NEW YORK, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Split (http://www.gottasplit.com), a company dedicated to helping people avoid awkward encounters, today announced the launch of the company and its apps for iOS and Android in the US market. Split also disclosed a $1 million seed investment from high-profile private investors, including...

2014-03-26 08:25:10

Partnership with Digital Advertising Leader Will Allow Foursquare To Expand Ad Products to Latin America MIAMI, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IMS Internet Media Services (IMS), the leading media and marketing company that partners with fast-moving businesses looking to scale across Latin America, has been selected by Foursquare as their exclusive advertising sales partner in the region, expanding the reach and scope of Foursquare's advertising tools to new markets in 2014....

2014-03-10 23:26:53

SocialPoint.Me has added Facebook and Foursquare notifications to it social media management app. Cincinnati, Ohio (PRWEB) March 10, 2014 SocialPoint.Me has added its first phase of notifications to its Android app today. SocialPoint users will be able to access and either enable or disable their Facebook and Foursquare notifications. SocialPoint plans on adding this functionality to its iOS app next, Even more network notifications are planned for later this year. In addition, the...

2014-02-18 12:27:31

Partnership with Foursquare, Digital Activations and Retail Offerings to Enhance Experience for Fans WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As some of the best soccer teams in the world battle it out in Round 16 of the UEFA Champions League (UCL), Heineken has unveiled the latest element of its "Road to the Final" campaign. As the official sponsor of the world's most prestigious soccer tournament, Heineken is bringing UCL excitement to fans across the United States through...

Foursquare Location Data To Be Integrated Into Microsoft Products
2014-02-05 05:44:44

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Microsoft has made a $15 million strategic investment in location-based services startup Foursquare, and the two firms have entered into a multi-year commercial licensing deal that will allow Foursquare’s extensive location data to be worked into Microsoft’s products. “This is a big deal for us,” said Foursquare chief executive officer Dennis Crowley, who confirmed the investment during an interview with The Wall Street...

2014-01-22 12:29:07

SAN MATEO, Calif., Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Viralheat, a rapidly growing leader in enterprise social media management software, updated its social media suite to include management of Foursquare Venues and Pages, seamlessly bringing social to the enterprise business. This integration allows businesses to monitor, manage, publish, and engage from their Foursquare business accounts. These additions allow companies to integrate the popular location-based social networking site,...

2014-01-12 23:01:48

In response to an article published by KSDK, Long Island SEO firm fishbat wants to encourage social media users to be careful with content they post on their pages during vacation. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) January 12, 2014 fishbat, a leading Long Island SEO firm, responds to an article published by KSDK on January 7, which reports that burglars are using social media to check and see if their target homes are safe for robbing. According to the KSDK article titled “Tip: Burglars use social...

Neighborhood Tweets Shows Twitter Posts From Those Who Are Nearby
2013-12-16 10:45:09

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Twitter is going local, but still with 140-characters. The micro-blogging service is reportedly testing a new feature that shows users' nearby tweets. The new native app includes a map that shows tweets occurring near the user in real time. Fittingly dubbed “Nearby” this feature appears as a separate column in the app, while it shows tweets from other users regardless of the “follow” relationship between the users. As of...

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'