Tag Archive | "location"

GeoGuessr is Quite Literally Location-Based Gaming

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

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GeoGuessr is Quite Literally Location-Based Gaming

Tweet Where in the world has this game been all my life? If I knew the answer to that, I’d be able to click on its location, and win all the points. GeoGuessr, an extraordinarily clever browser game by Anton Wallén, is a location-based game about determining a location for points. The game drops you somewhere on [...]

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User-Generated Content and Generating Contented Users

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

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User-Generated Content and Generating Contented Users

Tweet We at Frisky Mongoose like to play a lot of location-based games; it’s kind of our thing. There have been a lot of them over the years, as designers and developers have tried to gamify locations, or localize games, or whichever approach they feel like taking. While there are some notable exceptions, of course, [...]

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BOOYAH! Google Places Finds Its First Partner

Friday, May 21, 2010

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BOOYAH! Google Places Finds Its First Partner

Tweet Booyah has been making headlines all over the tech world, mainly with its announcements of funding and ideas its bringing to the table. Now, the service has landed on Google Places as one of its first partners on the new platform. MyTown, Booyah’s app, has more than 2 million registered users and takes its [...]

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Facebook to Take On Foursquare

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

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Facebook to Take On Foursquare

Tweet Facebook is constantly looking to improve how it does social interaction in as many ways as possible. The company is now ready to officially announce  its next project with its new location features that will surely rival such existing platforms as Foursquare and Gowalla. Of course, it’s not intended to rival these other services [...]

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