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Daily Show's Jason Jones Doesn't Follow Grandma on Foursquare He brings the funny in new Holiday Inn Express campaign

Holiday Inn Express today launched a social media-heavy campaign that's anchored by the witticisms of comedic actor and Daily Show correspondent Jason Jones. While the 40-year-old has appeared in commercials…

June 24, 2013, 1:04 PM EDT

Brands Can Use Images in Facebook Comments, Too Should change 'engagement' on social site

Facebook created buzz earlier today when it was revealed that it's rolling out the ability for consumers to insert images into comment threads. In a nod to sites like Tumblr…

June 19, 2013, 6:18 PM EDT

Twitter and Foursquare Partner With Movie Ads Firm National CineMedia's Upfront shows potential third screen to big screen connections

Twitter and Foursquare have inked intriguing deals with National CineMedia, which announced the partnerships in front of a packed movie theater on New York's Upper Westside this afternoon at the…

May 15, 2013, 4:45 PM EDT

Facebook Could Map Out Local Search, Ads With Waze Deal Social network in talks with driving app, per reports

Facebook is mapping out an acquisition of crowdsourced traffic navigation mobile app Waze, according to reports from three Israeli publications and confirmed by TechCrunch. A Facebook spokesperson said the company doesn’t…

May 9, 2013, 2:20 PM EDT

DoubleTree's New YouTube Channel Is Super Social Initiative will be supported by an elaborate contest and paid digital ads

DoubleTree today is announcing an unusually interactive YouTube channel called DTour, which encourages online and mobile viewers to share videos, Instagram photos, Facebook posts, tweets and general tips from their…

May 6, 2013, 12:01 AM EDT

Facebook, Foursquare Update Pages to Improve Local Search Changes could make each brand's mobile apps more purpose-driven for local search

Google and Yelp may currently dominate local search, but Facebook and Foursquare announced changes to their mobile and desktop business pages, respectively, on Tuesday that should raise those platforms’ capabilities…

April 23, 2013, 5:33 PM EDT

Google's Person Finder Connects Boston Marathon Victims, Loved Ones American Red Cross also has missing-people tool

Hours after two blasts went off near the finish line of the Boston Marathon, Google updated its Person Finder tool to help those searching for friends and family members who may…

April 15, 2013, 9:23 PM EDT

For Four Notable Startups, This Was SXSW Partnerships, parties, panels

A tall rocker dude with a passing resemblance to Dave Grohl ambles into the Austin Four Seasons, hardly standing out among the flannel-wearing, phone-staring digerati during the first week of…

March 17, 2013, 11:03 PM EDT

Foursquare’s Crowley: Our Users Are Real-World Google Crawlers Check-in service reorienting itself around local search

Foursquare is in the midst of a fundamental paradigm shift, stepping beyond its reputation as the check-in king and toward the more functional (and potentially lucrative) location-recommendation market. Speaking Monday…

March 11, 2013, 6:19 PM EDT

SXSW Expects 28K Attendees This Year—With or Without a 'Highlight' Interactive festival gets bigger and noisier

South by Southwest is expecting a crowd of 28,000 for the interactive portion of its 11-day tech, film and music festival, a SXSW rep told Adweek. That's 3,500 attendees more…

March 6, 2013, 4:59 PM EST

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