Tuesday, December 6, 2011

"Save to Foursquare" Button

On the last day of November 2011, the location focused social media firm Foursquare announced release of several new features to include a "Save to Foursquare" button.  Available either as an existing feature on a partner's website, or as a browser add-in, the Save to Foursquare button allows users to associate websites with locations.  Then, as a Foursquare user approaches one of their recorded locations, an alert is provided and the associated information is displayed.  Here's links to a couple of articles:

Comment: Once again, here's an example of social media technology that has potential value to the Emergency Services Sector.  The possibilities are nearly endless when it comes to providing location based information with response value, instead of providing location based information about gut-busting hamburgers.

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