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Get Groped By The TSA Next Wednesday And Loopt Might Give You A Free iPod Touch

[credit provider=”TSA”] Location-based social network Loopt is running a light-hearted promotion to help travellers suffering from the TSA’s new security procedures.Wednesday is ‘National Opt-Out Day’, in which protesters plan to refuse an x-ray scan and receive a highly invasive pat-down instead. To support the protest, Loopt is giving away iPod […]
Get Groped By The TSA Next Wednesday And Loopt Might Give You A Free iPod Touch
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Loopt Adds Ex-Yahoo Steve Boom As President

, an early leader in location-based social services, just announced that mobile industry veteran Steve Boom (pictured left) is joining the company as its first president. Boom will lead the Mountain View, Calif. startup with cofounder Sam Altman (pictured right), who continues to serve as chief executive.
Loopt Adds Ex-Yahoo Steve Boom As President
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Keep A Record Of Everywhere You Go With Loopt On The iPhone

[credit provider=”Eng1ne via Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/eng1ne/3363925535/”] Location-based app maker Loopt released a new feature for its iPhone app today that lets its users keep a log of their movements.When Apple released iOS 4 last month, Loopt was ready with a new version of its app making use of the OS’s new […]
Keep A Record Of Everywhere You Go With Loopt On The iPhone
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Here’s Why You’re Going To Give In And Start Using Foursquare And Groupon Whether You Like It Or Not

[credit provider=”Flickr/Artificial Ignorance” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/artificialignorance/4458027729/”] Most “normal” people we know want absolutely nothing to do with location-aware services like Foursquare and Loopt that let you “check-in” to restaurants and bars, letting your friends know where you are at any given moment.A lot of these people say they would never join a […]
Here’s Why You’re Going To Give In And Start Using Foursquare And Groupon Whether You Like It Or Not
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Everybody Is Wrong About Facebook’s Foursquare-Killer

To the surprise of no one, Facebook is about to launch location-aware status updates.The conventional wisdom is that this is very bad news for location-based social networks like Foursquare, Loopt, and Gowalla. Facebook is entering their space with its 400 million users; what chance do they have?
Everybody Is Wrong About Facebook’s Foursquare-Killer