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Why the Checkin Has Gotten a Bad Rap and Its Importance to Lifestreaming

I have been seeing quite a bit of negative feedback or confusion lately regarding the usage of checkin services. Two blog posts I read recently from Louis Gray and John Battelle offer great details describing their usage and experience with Foursquare. Louis stated: For me, as I’ve watched this phenomenon, expecting to be dragged into …

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Your Checkins are About to Get a Whole Lot Easier with Check.in

It all started with a poll create by ReadWriteWeb where they asked people what location based mobile apps people were planning to use at SXSW. I left a comment on that post stating that I wanted a multi-checkin service to which Baratunde Thurston showed his excitement for as well, followed by a comment from Martin …

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SocialThing Version 2.0 Adds Features and Services

On the heels of a slew of new features with their recent 2.0 update, Socialthing has recently released some more. Added new services Brightkite, Plurk, Seesmic, and Guitar Hero Added several new shortcuts Visual color queues for new items in the Lifestream Visual icons detailing the types of account activity available for each service and publishing …

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