foursquare announced the launch of their “I Voted” app this week. The app uses the Google Civic Information API to provide users with information about polling places, the candidates and any additional ballot questions. In conjunction with the app launch, the social network also announced the return of the I Voted foursquare badge.
Google’s voter information tool includes a bunch of information like polling location, early voting guidelines and candidate info. The tool is easily embedded and has an open API that other platforms like foursquare have already implemented into their product.
I was surprised this evening when I visited Twitter and saw a call to action box that suggested to “Send Tweets to Facebook.”
Twitter is once again going after a third party social platform and restricting part of their API. This time the innocent victim is Tumblr.
Trying to find and follow your Twitter followers on Instagram? well, it just got a whole lot harder….
Wordpress announced yesterday that they have released an API (Application Programming Interface) for some of their newer social features.
Here is an interesting use of foursquare- telling people where not to eat. The new foursquare app, DontEat.at, monitors New York City Health Department restaurant scores and flags restaurants that, according to NYC code, should be closed but aren’t. There are over 400 stat posts on DMR. Browse the full list here. According to the […]