• The Foursquare For Websites OneTrueFan Launches In Beta, Opens Up To Publishers

    We wrote about the Foursquare for websites OneTrueFan, at the startup’s launch at TechCrunch Disrupt in September. After three months in Alpha, OneTrueFan is opening its doors and launching in beta. OneTrueFan is a service for web publishers that allows visitors to earn badges for interacting and sharing content on the site. The startup revolves around a game-format for visitors that… Read More

  • Meebo CEO Seth Sternberg On Why He's Pushing For Website Check-Ins (TCTV)

    Now that people are just starting to get comfortable with the concept of the check-in for geo-location, it is starting to spread to other areas like product check-ins, TV show check-ins, and website check-ins. Just a couple weeks ago, Meebo introduced website check-ins as a new feature for its Meebo Bar. And before that, at our last Disrupt conference in San Francisco, two of the… Read More

  • Raid The MiniBar: Meebo Gets Into The Site Check-In Game. But Don't Call It A Game.

    Raid The MiniBar: Meebo Gets Into The Site Check-In Game. But Don't Call It A Game.

    With the rise of Foursquare, the “check-in” has become fairly commonplace. With the launch of Places, Facebook will only make it more so. It shouldn’t be surprising that we’re seeing dozens of other startups spring up to do check-ins for FILL-IN-THE-BLANK. Media check-ins were a pretty obvious extension. But now we’re seeing a number of companies pop up that are… Read More

  • OneTrueFan Is The Foursquare For Websites

    The Foursquare model of checking into a location, earning badges and tapping into your social network to share that location has become one that has been able to be applied to other platforms. For example, GetGlue allows users to check-in to shows, books, movies and more, earn badges and share this with friends on Twitter and Facebook. Today at TechCrunch Disrupt, OneTrueFan is launching a… Read More