What Is Foursquare?

“Explore your world.” Foursquare is a location-based social platform developed for smartphones. The service was started in 2009 by Dennis Crowley and Naveen Selvadurai and is based around the GPS capabilities built into many mobile devices. The idea was to take the social media experience out of the browser and into the real world by … Continue reading

the student’s guide to social media

As the web continues to adapt and evolve, the innovation known as social media is making waves. While some claim that social media really had it’s beginnings at “probably about 7.34pm on a mild Tuesday in mid-April, around 165,000 BCE”*, the social media that we all know is barely a toddler. To say the least, … Continue reading

Apps You Need: Instagram

If you have even the slightest interest in photography, better yet, if you have any interest in pictures at all, then I have a revelation for you. It’s called Instagram, and it is the greatest photo-sharing platform of all time (my opinion). The idea is pretty simple. Take a picture, put it into the app … Continue reading