Livehoods examines the way neighborhoods … – About Foursquare


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Researchers from Carnegie Mellon University have analyzed foursquare check-ins to build a visualization of the way neighborhoods function in the real world. Livehoods provides a fascinating real-time look at the way …

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Lost Amongst Its 60 Million Travel Tips? TripAdvisor Highlights Reviews By Friends Of Friends


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This is a good move. I have used TripAdviser successfully by following trends of comments. Obviously there will always be an unhappy customer, but I have found this service very reliable and have consistently found what I expected when I arrived at a property.

 

I distrust advertising, I trust my friends and friends of friends and then others in that order. This is a big plus imho.

 

Paralysis can set in quickly when you’re faced with the infinitude of products and reviews on sprawling sites like Amazon or Yelp. To help you find your way, TripAdvisor has just begun showing reviews by Facebook friends of friends atop results.

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Banking, Finance, Location and Business Intelligence


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I was just reading an article about some research from Avaya and BT about The Autonomous Customer. It reiterates a lot of inmation you already know but should perhaps be reminded of. 60% of respond…

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Augmented Google Maps On the Way


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The cool thing is that this will really happen. I hope it doesn’t take as long as some of the other videos in my collection that predicted products like the Android.

Also a shame that they don’t use GeoSmart maps for New Zealand. 

Google today released a video looking at the possible uses of their wearable augmented reality glasses, Project Glass.The video is obviously augmented itself and is intended to demonstrate what the glasses might be able to do.

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A wrench in social graph? Expedia Facebook app delivers check-ins to fool your friends | Tnooz


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Is it about fooling your friends or perhaps about dreams and plans.

I wrote on my wish list that I wanted to visit my grandmother for her 90th birthday in Amsterdam, not expecting to achieve it. I got there and then saw her again every 2 years until she passed away at 98. 

Expedia’s check-in app for Facebook is designed to fool your friends, deliver bragging rights and produce bookings for the online travel agency. (#Travel A wrench in social graph?

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TRUSTe launches opt-out service for mobile app data – VatorNews


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AdweekTRUSTe launches opt-out service for mobile app dataVatorNewsSince some people are more aware of this practice than others, and there has been little to be done to opt-out of such data collection and targeting, on company is announcing an…

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