Openings and New Hires at SOCi, Foursquare, BrandMuscle

Every two weeks, Geoff Michener covers some of the latest openings and new hires in this dynamic industry. This week’s edition includes moves and new openings at Interbrand, Visto, and MediaCom.

LBMA Podcast: GroundTruth, SOCi, Uber, Walmart

This Week in Location Based Marketing is a weekly video podcast from the Location Based Marketing Association with Asif Khan, Rob Woodbridge & Aubriana Lopez. On the show: Walmart acquires Spatialand, Indola, Quebec City Magic Festival, and Coke.

Street Fight Daily: Snap Shows Signs of Life, GroundTruth Launches New Platform

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Snap Shares Skyrocket As It Makes Ad Buying Easier and Sees User Growth… Understanding the B2B Content Marketing Landscape… Poll: Facebook’s Algorithm Change Isn’t All Bad for Publishers…

Openings and New Hires at GroundTruth, Attune, Cardlytics

Every two weeks, Geoff Michener covers some of the latest openings and new hires in this dynamic industry. This week’s edition includes moves and new openings at VaynerMedia, dataPlor and Foursquare.

Looking at Location Signals, GroundTruth Looks at Ways to Predict Behavior

A recent study by the company focused on the foot traffic at mass merchandisers and grocery stores and airport traffic, and pointed to the NC city as the best choice for Amazon’s HQ2. “Being able to dig in to real world behaviors, it draws out real actionable recommendations,” says Sarah Ohle, VP of marketing insights.

Street Fight Daily: GroundTruth CEO Out, Marketers Struggle With Location Data

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… GroundTruth CEO Resigns Amid Investigation One Month After xAd Rebranding… Marketers Face Challenges in Working with Location Data… Google Redesigns News Feed to Personalize Search in Mobile App…

xAd Rebrands as GroundTruth in Push to Expand Beyond AdTech

In a signal of where the location technology space is heading, the location-based mobile advertising technology firm xAd announced this morning that it is expanding its scope and rebranding with a new name that better reflects the emerging landscape.