By Lily Bradic
If you think the social networking site Foursquare is only of use to restaurants and fast food outlets, think again. People check in at gyms, churches, grocery stores and gas stations (no, we don’t know why, either). You might even find people have already been checking in at your business, and you only need to claim ownership.
by Kim Niemi
Even if you didn’t know what they were called, you’ve seen ‘em. They’re on Facebook. They’re on your TV screen. In days past our elders called them the “number sign” or the “pound symbol.” When placed in front of a word or phrase, hashtags on Twitter enable everyone to categorize their tweets by topic. When a topic is popular enough, it will “trend” on Twitter, and that’s the Holy Grail, baby.
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