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FourSquare Tips containing Adverts #gps #geolocation #jobs

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I recently started noticing that certain locations that I check into had tips which were usually for companies close to that location. An example it the ING Bank advertising their career site when you are in the discount electronics shop across the road or in the mall. Or Heineken informing you that you can link your FourSquare profile to your Heineken profile.

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Written by Daniël W. Crompton (webhat)

November 25, 2011 at 3:43 pm Syndication Issue #twitter

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As you might have noticed I’m slowly coming to appreciate as a tool to update my microblogs, or status. Some and subscribers started complaining that they were getting two messages. The first was a update from Ping.FM directly to Twitter. The second went from to Brightkite – which adds the geolocation – and was then posted to Twitter.

It looked a little like this:

Sitting at home – about 2 hours ago from Brightkite
Sitting at home about 2 hours ago from

As Brightkite sends the message on to Twitter with my current geolocation added it wasn’t necessary for to directly update Twitter.

The only things I still have which updates Twitter directly are:

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Written by Daniël W. Crompton (webhat)

September 10, 2008 at 3:10 pm

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