Don’t mess with Foursquare, it doesn’t just know where you are right now – it knows where you’re going, too.
The (now only) popular geolocation service has released a beautiful infographic showcasing the destinations which its users travel to most often inside the United States. The overlaid map visualisation shows clear travel hubs around New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles and Atlanta in particular – but also shows some of the more frequently travelled roads by Continue Reading
Sweden hands over its twitter account to a different Swede each week.
You have to admit, it’s a gutsy move! Sweden has launched a new online branding strategy, called Curators of Sweden (COS) by handing the keys to its precious @Sweden Twitter account to ordinary citizens.
The project – an initiative of the Swedish Institute and VisitSweden, both part of NSU, the National Board for the promotion of Sweden – aims to present the country through the mix Continue Reading
It may be the hardest word to say but “no” is a good answer and better than nothing at all.
This has been a bit of a “no” day. I just realised that in short succession I’ve said “no” to four people. Two of them were article pitches and one was for help with a project (sorry guys). Those “no”s were carefully considered for between 1 – 12 hours. The fourth was instant – a sponsored article pitch.
Facebook has finally rolled out its eagerly anticipated awaited new format, “Timeline”.
Soon all (800+ million) Facebook users will get a notification that they can switch to the new format, or they can wait till it happens automatically. If you want to try it now, then you need to go to www.facebook.com/about/timeline. It is also available on touch devices using m.Facebook.com and Facebook for Android.
Timeline coverts your posts and photos into a continuous log of everything you’ve Continue Reading
What if you could book a trip, or even an entire holiday, in a single place… without paying any commission to an agent or booking service?
Straight out of… Costa Rica… TripFab is a new startup promising to make some waves in the travel industry. Their first promotional video (below) gives you a rundown of the general aim of the site. Effectively they want to cut out the middle man, by becoming the middle man. The difference Continue Reading