Who Struck Geolocation Gold?

April 29, 2014

The SXSW festival in Austin, Texas, is a yearly meeting of techies and musicians all coming together to share new ideas and have a good time. It is a time for companies to premiere new ideas and products and get feedback. So who came out on top during SXSW 2010? Was Foursquare or Gowalla the […]


Foursquare vs. Gowalla

March 1, 2013

Over the last few months, there has a massive amount of hype surrounding the geolocation war between Foursquare and Gowalla, two of the biggest players in the space. The intensity reached critical mass during this year’s South by Southwest (SXSW) conference, where the two mobile apps squared off for geolocation domination. Source


Foursquare vs. Gowalla Throwdown

January 29, 2013

Regardless of who developed what first, these networks may soon work their way into your own social circles. The big question: Which should you use? The answer may simply be, “Whichever one your friends are using.” But if you’re the early adopter in the group, the blow-by-blow comparison below can help you sway your social […]

Gowalla NASA Map

Gowalla NASA Map

November 6, 2012

In honor of the Discovery Space Shuttle’s second to last mission on 11/1/10, NASA and location-based social networking service Gowalla have launched a new “item”, the Moon Rock, which users can find in Museums, Libraries and other NASA-related points across the country. Source

The Social Universe: August 2010

The Social Universe: August 2010

August 26, 2012

Mark Zuckerberg’s facebook is king of the hill in this simple infographic displaying the number of active users on major social services in the United States, from Gmail to Gowalla. Don’t overlook the large tan circle in the background that represents the total number of cell phones in the world. Source