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The startup's latest play for advertising dollars has the company targeting members with ads after they check in to certain types of venues.
After a two-years, Caroline McCarthy finally makes her return to the show to tell us about her time at Google and why she did the impossible and left.
Ads centered on location data seem like a no-brainer -- so long as members keep checking in.
Dennis Crowley doesn't give specifics but notes that March was the startup's best month so far for revenue. And he says other important metrics are on the upswing month-over-month.
As news of the explosions spread, many phone lines were down, but some people sent text messages or used Twitter and Instagram to let others know they were OK.
The newly labeled "local search" company may no longer talk about check-ins, but it would still like to profit by them.
Continuing to tread into Yelp territory, the check-in social network's Android app is now offering popular restaurant, shop, and sight recommendations.
A look at some of the best moments from a week filled with big thinkers, big sounds, and big parties.
CEO wants to spread the message that Foursquare is personalized local search -- aka Yelp with better data.
Industry leaders join a campaign started by Mayors Against Illegal Guns. Meanwhile, President Obama says that "in this age of technology" we should be able to check criminal records before selling guns.
Last year, thousands flocked to Austin, Texas, for South by Southwest Interactive, and even more will likely show up when the 2012 event kicks off this week. But why do they come?
Naveen Selvadurai says he is leaving the location-based social network to do something new, although he isn't sure exactly what he wants to do.