Foursquare is adding more functionality to its local search features by allowing users to limit their searches to businesses within a certain price range or to those that are open at the time.
Foursquare launched an update for its iOS app that allows users to share the insights the app offers on their check-in activity on Facebook and Twitter.
Foursquare today released an app for Windows 8, optimized for the Nokia Lumia phone and Microsoft’s Metro interface.
Yelp reported a first-quarter net loss of $4.8 million, down from 50 percent from the first quarter of last year and 75 percent from the closing quarter of 2012.
Twitter is testing a feature that would allow users to see just the tweets coming from users located nearby, according to a report in AllThingsD.
Groupon today launched updates to its iOS and Android mobile apps that put local search front and center.
Foursquare today launched a redesign of its website today that puts its local-search functions front and center, in keeping with what the company did to its mobile app earlier this month.
Pinterest has acquired the mobile app Livestar, a mobile app that provides users with recommendations for local venues from their social contacts and others.
Yelp drives an average of $8,000 in business to small businesses that have profiles on the site, according to a study conducted by the Boston Consulting Group but funded by Yelp.
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