Twitter, Foursquare to Offer Place Tagging in Tweets
Twitter today said it has partnered with Foursquare so users can tag specific locations in Tweets. Twitter already lets users to tag their location from its mobile apps, but the location is defined loosely across a broad area, like a neighborhood or town. With Foursquare, people will be able to tag more specific places, such as businesses, restaurants, or other venues. The place details will be added to Tweets, and users will be able to access the details from their timeline. Twitter didn't say exactly when the feature will be made available.
Google Maps Timeline Feature Travels to iOS Devices
Apr 18, 2017
Google today made the Timeline tool of Google Maps available to iOS devices. Timeline tracks users' movements based on their location, providing a clear picture of where they've been, for how long, and how they got there.
Timeline Lets Android Users Explore Their Past Travels
Jul 22, 2015
Google is rolling out a new feature to Android and desktop users of Google Maps that allows people to see all the places they've visited. The feature, called Timeline, makes it possible to revisit locations within Maps to recall where you've been.
Facebook Gets Political, Adds 'Town Hall' for Local Government
Mar 15, 2017
Facebook is making it easier for people to find and contact their local government officials. The latest version of the app includes a section called Town Hall.
Samsung Connect Tag Lets You Track Your Stuff
Oct 16, 2017
Samsung today announced the Connect Tag, a wireless fob that you can attach to just about anything to monitor its location. Samsung envisions the Connect Tag will work best on kids' backpacks, car keys, dog collars, or even tossed inside cars.