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Topic: Foursquare

Does Foursquare Offer Enough to Woo Advertisers Long Term?

Some stats on the social-mobile company

During this year’s mercilessly cold winter, Foursquare managed to reignite its business, scoring a $15 million funding round from Microsoft as well as a three-month integrated campaign with Heineken. The…

Gooooaaalll! Fox Deportes Amplifies on Twitter

First Spanish-speaking media company joins program

Twitter’s second-screen Amplify program now promotes brands en Español, too. Fox Deportes and Heineken are using Twitter’s Amplify to share highlights of the UEFA Champions League tournament, Adweek has learned,…

5 Things We Learned at SXSW

Festival's cool factor is in question, though 'secret' apps provide fun

South by Southwest Interactive is winding down today, so the brand activations that have taken up parking lots around Austin, Texas, are being disassembled and ultimately will give way to…

6 Keys to Conquering SXSW

What you must know to defeat FOMO

Austin’s SXSW is never about just one thing, it’s about one more thing. Brands look to outdo each other, startups look to outshine each other and parties look to be…

GroupMe Joins Foursquare in Skipping SXSW

No more free grilled cheese, folks

While South by Southwest Interactive is expected to be a marketing extravaganza next weekend, it's becoming clear that prominent members of tech's Who's Who have other plans. "We're not holding any…

Foursquare Will Sit Out This Year's Big SXSW Party

Chooses to focus on development after a high-profile five-year run

Foursquare has been a darling of South by Southwest Interactive since launching at the festival in 2009. That won't be the case next week when SXSW's 20th installment kicks off…

Heineken Is Turning to Foursquare to Target U.S. Fans of European Football

Branded apps continue to wane

In soccer parlance, mobile is like the corner kick of digital brand marketing while something typically easier to score off of, such as search, is more akin to a free…

The Best Social Network for Real-Time Marketing

Mindshare's Jordan Bitterman discusses changing campaigns on the fly

Specs Who Jordan Bitterman Age 41 New gig Chief strategy officer, Mindshare Old gig Head of social, mobile and content, Digitas What’s your new job all about? The agency’s position is all about adaptive marketing—using real-time…

The Top 50 People Most Retweeted by Mid‐Size Marketers, Per Study

Vala Afshar, Barack Obama, George Takei are killing it on Twitter

DNN and Leadtail collaborated to analyze the Twitter behaviors of mid-size marketers—those with 50 to 5,000 employees—during Q4 2013 to see what content they most often shared. For instance, the…

Microsoft Invests $15M in Foursquare

Companies grow close with licensing deal, too

Microsoft’s new CEO comes with a fresh deal with Foursquare, boosting the young mobile app company and creating stronger ties between the companies. The two had been growing close, and there…

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