Location Services

  • Street Fight’s Predictions for 2016: Part Two

    … and on-the-ground operations in local service areas. In Denver, for example, grocery delivery companies are eying tens of thousands of consumers living in the urban sprawl outside of downtown. Lyft offers services in Gloucester, M.A., less than an hour from Boston, but Uber hasn’t quite made it there yet. In 2016, location services tech will continue…

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  • Survey: Nearly 40% of Mobile Users Hesitant to Use Location Services (Infographic)

    … activated in order to receive offers and notifications from nearby businesses and attractions. Specifically, 34 percent of users appreciate receiving personalized messages from apps when location services are turned on. Overall, the study found weather and social networking apps were the most popular app types to have locations services turned…

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  • As Mobile Services Evolve, Improved Location Dynamics Will Change the Game

    … and refined by local context. Ask a person where he shops or eats, he’ll answer with a specific place in mind. In 2015, apps will catch up to that specificity. Location will mean more than a wandering blue dot; it will mean the places we’ve traveled, the relationships we’ve developed, and the resolutions we’ve kept. Michael Chasen is CEO of SocialRadar. A co-founder of Blackboard, he led that company as CEO for 15 years and successfully sold it to Providence Equity Partners in 2011. …

    Street Fightin Mobile- 14 readers -
  • PMD MomentFeed Incorporates Facebook’s Local Awareness Ads

    … have enabled location services and are within a specific distance from those SMBs’ physical locations. MomentFeed said the addition of local awareness ads to its platform will allow brands to generate single national ad campaigns that automatically transform into hundreds or thousands of localized and targeted ads specific to their business locations…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Facebook- 27 readers -
  • Facebook Debuts Local Awareness Ads

    … to enable location services on their mobile devices. The social network said in introducing local awareness ads in the Facebook for Business post: With local awareness ads, businesses can quickly and easily find new customers by showing ads to groups of people who are near that business’ neighborhood. Local awareness ads are built to be more cost…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Facebook- 16 readers -
  • iOS 8 Is Here, and Facebook Is Ready

    …, Facebook doesn’t get location information from your device unless you enable location services. Facebook does not get location information from your device in the background (that is, while you’re not using the app) unless you give us permission by turning on a feature that requires this, like Nearby Friends. Also, if you choose to turn…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebook- 3 readers -
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