Latest Data on Use of Location-Based Social Media

Just 4 percent of Americans use location-based services like Foursquare and Gowalla remains small, according to a report by the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project. The report is base don data collected in August-September 2010. 4 percent of adult Internet users use location-based services at all, down from 5 percent of Internet users… Read More

Facebook Joins Geolocation Trend

  I previously posted about the trend toward location-based social media (Geo-location Social Media: Foursquare) and now Facebook is joining the fray. Facebook’s Places feature allows members to share real-life locations with online friends. The feature requires using the new iPhone application or logging into the touch.facebook.com smartphone site on a phone that supports GPS auto-location. Friends… Read More