LBMA Podcast: Mapbox, GasBuddy, IKEA

On this week’s edition of the Location-Based Marketing Association podcast: Propellant Media, Singapore’s Lifesight, Mapbox API, Gasbuddy, IKEA’s sleepiest ad ever, Swrve + Bluedot.

Street Fight Daily: Teens Flee From Facebook, Google Wins in Immediate GDPR Aftermath

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… The State of Teens, Social Media, and Technology in 2018… Google Emerges as Early Winner from Europe’s New Data Privacy Law… Meeker’s 2018 Deck: Local Gets a Seat at the Table…

Street Fight Daily: How AMP Beat Instant Articles, AI Shapes Brand Relationships

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… How Google AMP Beat Facebook Instant Articles… How Invisible AI Shapes Our Brand Relationships… Video-Streaming Service Customers Widely Pan Use of Ads…

LBMA Podcast: MapBox Buys FitnessAR, GM Launches Marketplace

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: Schiphol Airport, Kettle Brand’s Tater Tracker, Singapore Government, Microsoft, and Gravy Analytics.

#SFSNYC: Taking Location ‘Beyond Pins on a Map’

As more ideas and information are loaded into maps, the context of the data used in the creation needs to be clear, said Mapbox SVP Marc Prioleau. “Location is data,” Prioleau said.” Don’t just put your data on the map. Your data is the map.”

Street Fight Daily: Facebook’s Q3 Success Fueled by Mobile, Jet.com’s Emergency Fundraising

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Facebook’s Transformation into a Mobile Company Is Complete (Gigaom)… Facing Cash Crunch, Retailer Jet.com Racing to Complete Funding Round (Wall Street Journal)… Hiku’s New Connected Grocery Scanner Lets You Order Groceries from Walmart and Peapod (TechCrunch)…

Street Fight Daily: Yelp’s Revenue Up 40%, Amazon to Launch Shopping Channel

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Yelp Swings to Loss, But Revenue Jumps 40% (Wall Street Journal)… Amazon Brings Ecommerce to Fire TV and Prepares to Launch Its Own Shopping Channel (GeekWire)… New Mobile Search Startup Focuses on Apps (New York Times)…

Street Fight Daily: Google’s Mobile Web Ambitions, Routific Gives Tech to SMBs

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Google Made A Secret Acquisition To Get You To Stop Using Apps Because It Makes Most Of Its Money From Search (Business Insider)… Routific’s Route Optimization Tools Help Local Businesses Offer On-Demand Delivery (TechCrunch)… Meet the Startup Drawing Maps for Foursquare, Pinterest and Mapquest (Fortune)

MapBox Raises $10 Million in Series A Round

MapBox, a cloud-based map platform that allows users to design customized and interactive maps, closed a $10 million Series A round led by Foundry Group today. The Washington, DC. and San Francisco based company, which develops its service entirely on top of the open-source mapping platform OpenStreetMap, has plans to use the funding to grow its 35 member team….

Street Fight Daily: Square Unveils New Hardware, PayPal Offers Cash for Registers

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technology.Square Unveils Hardware for iPad Registers (New York Times)… PayPal’s Cash For Registers Tries To Outdo Square And Groupon With Its Own Bid To Rule The Register (TechCrunch)… Facebook, Waze at Odds Over Liquidation (Business Insider)…

7 Mapping Tools for Hyperlocal Publishers

Including an interactive map alongside a local news story is an excellent way for online journalists to enhance context, relevance, and reader engagement. Here are seven platforms that reporters can use to quickly create interactive maps to go alongside their hyperlocal stories…

Street Fight Daily: Facebook Home’s Local Angle, Why Yelp Needs Help

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technology.Facebook Home: The Local Angle (Screenwerk)… After Ditching The Groupon Model, Zozi Lands $10M To Build Out Its Marketplace For Celebrity-Guided Adventures (TechCrunch)… Why Yelp Needs Help (PCMag)…