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Google+ Takes a Big Step Toward Hyperlocal Integration

Alex Salkever

Google+ Takes a Big Step Toward Hyperlocal Integration

I would say this to Marissa Meyer and the Google team: The more tightly you can integrate Google Plus with other social networks, they greater the chances are that could both make your own users happy and bring in others. People go where their friends are, and Google Plus can make it easier to tap into latent local knowledge via social graphs while simultaneously augmenting frequency of Google Plus usage…

Twitter Local: @MarissaMayer, @LisaWilliams, @PerryEvans, @RobCurley and more…

Joycelene Fernandez

Twitter Local: @MarissaMayer, @LisaWilliams, @PerryEvans, @RobCurley and more…

This week on Twitter, Rob Curley notes that “innovative” doesn’t always drive readership; Closely’s Perry Evans calls Zagat “an aggregation model and methodology,” and Grapphic’s Michael Fives rolls his eyes at TechCrunch, AOL and HuffPo: It’s “like watching a bunch of spoiled children misbehave.” Read more from the hyperlocal twitterverse.

Street Fight Daily: 09.15.11

David Hirschman

Street Fight Daily: 09.15.11

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal media, technology, advertising and startups...

Groupon is planning to put its initial public offering back on track even as markets remain rocky. After postponing presentations to potential investors early this month, the online coupon giant is now aiming to go public in late October or early November, according to people briefed on the matter. (New York Times/Dealbook)…

Foursquare’s magical tool that will allow developers to build apps that can remind you to buy milk when you walk past the grocery store or notify you when a friend is in the area is being publicly released. (BetaBeat)…