Posted by Kevin Haughwout on November 1, 2011 ·
Dan Frommer, Contributing Editor, Business Insider (moderator)
Paul Gelbm VP, Mobile Practice Lead, Razorfish
Peter Farago, Chief Marketig Officer, Flurry
Eric Friedman, Director of Business Development, Foursquare
Jake Levine, Managing Director of News.me & Entrepreneur in Residence at Betaworks
Huge opportunities exist for social networks in mobile. While channels like Facebook are seeing [...]
Posted by Kevin Haughwout on June 7, 2011 ·
As Epirot Ludvik Nekaj, Founder & CEO of Ludvik + Partners, explained in his introduction, the excitement of location-based services is based in part by its novelty and rapid evolution. In fact, he and John Andrews, Founder & CEO of Collective Bias, noted that one of the original panelists couldn’t take part in today’s event because his company, Where, had recently been bought. While [...]
Posted by Kevin Haughwout on June 6, 2011 ·
After a brief networking break, the programming at Realtime NY 11 resumed. Realtime commentary continues throughout the day on Twitter at the hashtag #RLTM. Workshops were being run concurrently with these panels and presentations, so check out the Twitter stream for comments about their content and links to workshop materials.
For coverage of the early morning panels, check my post here.
Posted by Kevin Haughwout on March 14, 2011 ·
Last week, in the lead-up to SXSW Interactive, Foursquare released a new version of its mobile app. The update’s new features include expanded specials and a new discovery engine. The goal is to add more value to the users’ experience and keep them checking in with the service.
While Foursquare had over 7.5 million users as of last week, that’s several orders of magnitude less than [...]
Posted by Kevin Haughwout on February 9, 2011 ·
The mid-afternoon session of Social Media Week New York at the Business, Media & Communications content hub at JWT opened with an interview with Dennis Crowley, CEO of Foursquare, by Austin Carr of Fast Company. The hub was holding a capacity crowd for the interview, as they were eager to see what Crowley had to say.
While Foursquare has enjoyed a lot of success, Carr noted, it’s still a young [...]