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23 Location-Based Innovations

From Sausagefest Avoidance Sites to NFL Check-In Promos

— November 22, 2010 — Tech
Let the world know your each and every move by checking out these location-based innovations. Checking into places and earning badges for visiting the grocery store is all the rage in the social media world these days. This cluster is filled with cool promotions and products that take advantage of the ever-growing realm of location-based services.

These location-based innocations leave their mark on everything from the NFL to politics. Check them out today.
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Social Check-In NFL Promos
Social Check-In NFL Promos
Washington Redskins Foursquare Campaign Targets Connected Fans
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Magic Kingdom Check-Ins
Magic Kingdom Check-Ins
Gowalla & Disney Team Up to Check You into Space Mountain
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Social Media Mayoral Campaigns
Social Media Mayoral Campaigns
The Foursquarian Candidate Could Make You Mayor of Chicago
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Location-Based Microlistings
Location-Based Microlistings
Anttenna is Striving to Reinvent Traditional Classifieds
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Complimentary Denim Promotions
Complimentary Denim Promotions
The 'Gap Facebook Places Deal' Offers Free Jeans to Customers
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Social Media Voting Badges
Social Media Voting Badges
The Foursquare 'I Voted' Campaign Aims to Get Youth to the Polls
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Yelp Killers
Yelp Killers
MySpace and Citysearch Join Forces for MySpace Local
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"Sausagefest" Avoidance Sites
"Sausagefest" Avoidance Sites
Ratio Finder Uses Foursquare to Find Female and Male Hotspots
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Location-Based Film Screenings
Location-Based Film Screenings
Volkswagen 'See Film Differently' Campaign Heads to the London Zoo
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Game Stat Tracking Sites
Game Stat Tracking Sites
'Be the Mayor' Helps You Rule Anywhere on Foursquare
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Location-Based Cameras
Location-Based Cameras
1080p ContourGPS Helmetcams Displays Your Every Move
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Location-Based Movie Promos
Location-Based Movie Promos
SCVNGR 'Eat Pray Love' Challenges Send You On Your Own Sabbatical
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iPhone AppStore Products
iPhone AppStore Products
Loopt (UPDATE)
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GPS Hook-Ups
GPS Hook-Ups
Using Location-Based Tech to Give Directions to Your Love Life
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SMS Introductions
SMS Introductions
Gatsby Mobile App Uses Foursquare to Introduce Like-Minded People
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Ride Sharing via iPhone
Ride Sharing via iPhone
Carticipate.com
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Luxury Shoe Games
Luxury Shoe Games
The Jimmy Choo Trainer Hunt Uses Social Media Tool Foursquare
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Social Media Check-Ins
Social Media Check-Ins
Topguest Lets You Check in and Earn Rewards Online
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Social Media Movie Spoofs
Social Media Movie Spoofs
'Ferris Bueller's Day Off' Reenactment on Twitter and Foursquare
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Geeky Honor Patches
Geeky Honor Patches
Advertise Your Pwnage with Foursquare Nerd Merit Badges
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Location-Based Social Mapping
Location-Based Social Mapping
Loopt on Your Mobile
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