ambient location

Facebook tests Snap Map-style redesign of Nearby Friends

Helping friends meet up offline has been a massive missed opportunity for Facebook. Whether because the brand is too creepy or the politely opt-in 2015 rollout of its location sharing feature wasn't c

Blackboard Co-Founder Michael Chasen Raises $12.75M Series A For SocialRadar, A New Take On Location-Based People Discovery Apps

If you thought the "ambient location" <a href="">craze</a> has passed, prepare to be surprised. A compa

Check-In App Forecast Runs Out Of Money And Will Shut Down On July 1

With the growth of more location-based mobile apps, there is some inevitable shakedown, too: the latest of these is that check-in service <a target="_blank" href="">Forecast</a> will

You Won’t Find Friends Nearby Anymore: Facebook Pulls Its Location-Aware Mobile App To Add New Friends

So much for that! Just as quietly and quickly as Facebook had put "<a href="

‘Find Friends Nearby’: Facebook’s New Mobile Feature For Finding People Around You [Updated]

Facebook has <a target="_blank" href="">created a new feature</a> that lets users find friends and potential friends nearby. <del>Currently</del> Initially calle

A.R.O. Reveals Saga, An “Ambient Companion” That Watches What You Do To Make Personal Recommendations

We've just been given a first look at <a target="_blank" href="">Saga</a>, a new mobile companion emerging from Seattle startup <a target="_blank" href="">A.R.O<

Enough With Social Stalking: Business-Focused INTRO App Will Let Members Network More Privately

<a href="">INTRO</a>, the ambient location app whose claim-to-fame is how <a href=""

INTRO Wants To Be The LinkedIn Of The Ambient Location Apps

Just when you thought this space couldn't get any more saturated, yet another ambient location app throws its hat into the ring as SXSW prepares to kick off. Introducing <a href="