Innovation Facebook Buys Location Sharing Software Sources Say [Headlines]

The social networking giant has recently purchased small tech company Gowalla.

Technology Location-Based Method To Suggest Friends On Social Networks

Cambridge researchers use location-based tracking to help suggest friends for social network users.

Instagram Is Foursquare's Biggest Fan [Headlines]

Out of over 10,000 developers using Foursquare's API and location database, Instagram is the most frequent user.

Technology Banjo Brings All Of Your Social Networks Together In One Place

Organize your social universe by checking all your networks at once with this "social discovery service."

Technology Farmer's Market Check-Ins On Gowalla Raise Money For Charity

With the Make Time For Change campaign, $1 is donated to Save The Children when you check-in at a Farmer's Market on Gowalla.

Advertising A Location-Based Services Primer

A witty cheat sheet for the location-based service landscape, the introduction of a new automatic check-in app, and potential brand implications.

Innovation This Week in Brand Strategy & Advertising

PSFK curates some of the brand strategy, digital and creative advertising news and ideas that caught our attention this week.

Advertising Twitter Adds Location-Sharing Feature To Blog Roll

Twitter Place represents the newest addition to the world of geo-location, following emerging sites such as Foursquare and Gowalla.

Technology Interview With A King Maker: Fred Wilson

Nick Bilton talks with the man behind the highly successful Union Square Ventures.

Design Future of Retail: World As Retail Experience

Mobile payment systems and product identification technologies are enabling users to interact with and purchase virtually any product they come across in the world, regardless of whether or not it is found in a traditional retail environment.

Retail Future Of Retail: Group Clout

Customers are using online networks to collaborate on communal purchases that help increase their individual buying power.

Work How Geolocation Targeting Can Succeed

A recent partnership between the NBA's New Jersey Nets and the geolocation service Gowalla provides an early indication of the potential success of geolocation targeting.

Gaming & Play Food Photography, The Ultimate Social Media Status Update

The recent surge in food photography as a popular means of checking in with peers on social media sites like Twitter, Facebook and personal blogs, in many ways appears to be the digital equivalent of sitting down to a meal with friends and loved ones.