Social Travel Apps Use Foursquare, Facebook Data to Tell You Where to Go

Because many smartphone users are already collecting information about good bars, restaurants, and photos of tourist sites on their travels through location-based services, two new companies are compiling place information from your social media to create virtual travel guides form reviews based on input from people within your circle…

PODCAST: This Week in Location-Based Marketing — Waytag, Stopped.at, Goldrun

In this week’s episode, hosts Rob Woodbridge and Asif Khan discuss Tripbirds’ social travel, Waytag’s partnership with TomTom, Wynn Las Vegas’s use of location. Also in the lineup: is Stopped.at “the Foursquare of the web”; RedRobot and Newsit raise; OMGPop takes a good deal; and special guest Vivian Rosenthal, founder & CEO of GoldRun.