Tag: brightkite

  • Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare Face Off in Location-based Services

    If you’ve ever used one of the Location-based apps like Foursquare, Gowalla or Brightkite, you’ve gone through the steps of checking in to a location to earn some sort of reward for being there. Now that these early-stage start-ups have proven the interest in Location-based Services, Twitter and Facebook want in (joining Google, Apple and […]

  • BrightKite Brings Augmented Reality to Mobile Ads

    Augmented reality, or the use of technology to add to or alter what you see and experience around you, might still be in its infancy, but companies like BrightKite think the tech could entice both users and advertiser dollars. The Burlingame, Calif.-based “social discovery network” is looking to cash in on its augmented reality ad […]