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

Clash of the Titans: Facebook Vs. Google [OP-ED]

I was having a conversation with my dad the other day about Google. My dad has been a long-time player in the Google game when it comes to local listings. He owns his own top-level plumbing and air conditioning business, Rainforest Plumbing & Air, in Phoenix, Arizona. He’s fought hard to stay on the cutting … 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

“MTV Geek!” Makes Its Debut!

Geeks rejoice (maybe)! Having been a major player in the young adult media arena for some time now, MTV is now making its long-awaited foray into the world of nerddom. What does this mean for all of us? Probably nothing, actually. So what is MTV Geek? Basically, it’s a website that features news and other … Continue reading