Foursquare Tries to Show You More Relevant “Places”

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Foursquare is moving to make the list of “Places” one sees when they load their mobile app of choice more relevant. The company announced this morning that they’ve recently made changes to improve their algorithms for serving up this data, taking into account things like time of day, proximity, and popularity of the venue in determining which places to show …

Facebook’s New Social Plugins: 50,000+ Websites in One Week

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Phase one of Facebook’s strategy for world domination: complete. Facebook has announced that over 50,000 websites have integrated Facebook’s new social plugins in just one week. The plugins are a core component of the company’s new Open Graph initiative. Last week, Facebook launched the Open Graph API and social plugins during its F8 conference in San Francisco. The complex protocol …

The Current State of Twitter [INFOGRAPHIC]

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Muhammad Saleem is a social media consultant and a top-ranked community member on multiple social news sites. Follow him on Twitter for more social media insights. There is no doubt that Twitter has been a runaway success. Add to their rapid growth the recently announced @anywhere platform, and plans for further international expansion, and it comes as no surprise that …