Facebook Will Take Another Step Into The Location Game Tomorrow With Nokia

<img src="" width="215" height="132" />There are no shortage of whispers out there right now as to what Facebook's plans f

Tag The World—One Tweet, Yelp, and Flickr At A Time

<img src="" /> We all know how tagging makes the Web a richer place (by tapping into people's desire to categorize things and sha

Nokia Debuts Friend View Beta, A Location-Aware Microblogging Application

<img src="" /> Fresh out of Nokia Beta Labs comes <a href="">Friend View</a>, an experimental l

Breaking: Germany's Plazes Acquired By Nokia

Berlin, Germany based Plazes, a location based social network (and one of the first startups we ever wrote about here on TechCrunch, back in 2005), has been acquired by Finland-based Nokia, the compan

Exclusive Look at Plazes for iPhone

Today Plazes CEO Felix Petersen gave us a peek at iPlazer, the upcoming iPhone client for the geo-tagging social networking site. The app will be available when Apple’s official App Store launch

Plazes CEO Busted By His Own Product

The Next Web Conference was held in Amsterdam last Friday (June 1). The organizers had a last minute speaker back-out: Plazes CEO Felix Petersen emailed them the day before the conference to say that

Plazes Regroups, Learns From Twitter

Plazes, headquartered in Zurich and Berlin, is a social community that connects you and your friends to the places you spend your time. They’ve been around for a while (we profiled Plazes on the

Web 2.0 in Germany: Copy/Paste Innovation or more?

Last week we reported on Frazr, one of Germany’s many Twitter clones (if you’re eager for more side-by-side comparisons, see Sloggen, Wamadu, Faybl or 1you, which all launched in March or April).

European Startup Plazes Raises €2.7 million

Plazes, which is based in Zurich and Berlin, is announcing its first institutional round of financing this morning. They raised €2.7 million, or about $3.5 million, from Doughty Hanson Technology Ve

Plazes Profile

Company: Plazes What is it? Plazes made an announcement at Reboot 7.0 in Copenhagen on June 10, 2005, although the service has been around since at least January. In their own words, “Plazes is