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  • Buzzd Rebrands As Local Response; Debuts Social Customer Management Tool For Businesses

    Buzzd Rebrands As Local Response; Debuts Social Customer Management Tool For Businesses

    When Nihal Mehta launched Buzzd with co-founder Deepen Shah, he believed in the power of the check-in and essentially created an city guide that aggregated check-ins from Foursquare, Gowalla, and others. But because of the competitive landscape in the location-based network space, Buzzd never really took off. So Mehta went back to the drawing board, with the hope of creating a service that… Read More

  • Location-Based Mobile Social Network Buzzd Debuts New And Improved Android App

    Location-Based Mobile Social Network Buzzd Debuts New And Improved Android App

    Buzzd, a social city and nightlife mobile app that pulls its data from Twitter and other buzzd users for a bigger picture of the places that are hot in a given location, is debuting a new Android app today. The app will aggregate check-ins from Gowalla, Foursquare, Facebook, Loopt, Brightkite and Buzzd itself to give users a realtime view of the most popular venues in their areas. The… Read More

  • Buzzd Aggregates Check-Ins From Foursquare, Gowalla And Others In Social City Guide

    Buzzd Aggregates Check-Ins From Foursquare, Gowalla And Others In Social City Guide

    We’ve written about the social city and nightlife mobile app, buzzd, which pulls its data from Twitter and other buzzd users, for a bigger picture of the places that are hot in a given location. The startup just released an Android app in December and today is launching a new version of its iPhone and BlackBerry apps that integrates location-based services in the mix. The buzzd… Read More

  • Buzzd Brings Its Social City Guide To Android

    Buzzd Brings Its Social City Guide To Android

    We’ve written about the social city and nightlife mobile app, buzzd, which pulls its data from Twitter and other buzzd users, for a bigger picture of the places that are hot in a given location. The mobile app, which has been available for iPhone and BlackBerry users, is launching an Android app as well as rolling out new versions of its existing smartphone apps. The buzzd network… Read More

  • HashCeratops Aims To Formally Add Place Tagging To The Twitter Stream

    HashCeratops Aims To Formally Add Place Tagging To The Twitter Stream

    Twitter is on the verge of rolling out its Geolocation API (actually, it’s already partially rolled out). That feature should be a boon to location-based services which can now send their location information back to Twitter and vice versa. But these locations will just be coordinates, it won’t be like Foursquare or Gowalla where you check in to actual places to tag your location. Read More

  • Buzzd Is An iPhone App Built For Party Crashing

    Buzzd Is An iPhone App Built For Party Crashing

    A couple months ago, we wrote about SocialGreat, a cool service that uses Foursquare’s location APIs to determine the hot places that people are hanging out at. It’s a good idea, but it’s limited to Foursquare data, which is still a relatively small service. Buzzd, on the other hand, pulls its data from Twitter and other Buzzd users, for a bigger picture of places that… Read More

  • Buzzd Unveils Location-Based Entertainment Guide For The BlackBerry

    Buzzd Unveils Location-Based Entertainment Guide For The BlackBerry

    buzzd, a location-based city guide and social network, has launched a native app made for BlackBerry smartphones, which brings many features of its mobile Web version to a native mobile application. The network was one of the recipients of the first round of investments from the BlackBerry Partners Fund (similar to Facebook’s fb Fund) last October. Previously only available via a mobile… Read More

  • Find the fun around you with buzzd on Virgin Mobile

    Find the fun around you with buzzd on Virgin Mobile

    Virgin Mobile USA today announced that they had sealed the deal to bring buzzd’s location-based services directly to the WAP deck of all VirMo handsets. buzzd uses your location to find local happenings, doubling as a way to quickly find reviews for restaurants in your immediate area. This is really more of an extension than some brand new deal. Helio partnered with buzzd back in… Read More

  • Virgin Mobile Gets Buzzd On Location-Based Entertainment

    Virgin Mobile Gets Buzzd On Location-Based Entertainment

    Virgin Mobile announced today that it has inked a deal with Buzzd, a location-based city guide and social network, to equip Virgin Mobile handsets with the ability to allow local entertainment information to be broadcast and shared among Virgin Mobile customers in the same general proximity. Dubbed “buzzd on Virgin Mobile,” the new service will run on the carrier’s WAP deck… Read More

  • Helio And Buzzd Offer Local Entertainment Service

    Helio And Buzzd Offer Local Entertainment Service

    US based MVNO Helio has signed a deal with mobile focused entertainment aggregator Buzzd to offer real-time geotargeted information for bars, clubs and restaurants to its user base. The service from Buzzd, available to all Helio customers, delivers event and venue information and up-to-the-minute reviews and ratings from friends and other members of the Buzzd community. The service… Read More