Facebook takes on Yelp and Foursquare with Facebook Local

Facebook takes on Yelp and Foursquare with Facebook Local

Continuing its quest to replicate business models and out-innovate the competition to be an ecosystem player, Facebook has relaunched its Events app. Now re-branded as Local, the standalone app represents the social side of social networking, allowing users to find events that match their interests and proximity. With 88% of its revenue stemming from mobile, […]

Google’s Zagat app makes lunching easier with personalized recommendations

Google’s Zagat app makes lunching easier with personalized recommendations

Google’s restaurant review platform Zagat has rolled out a revamped iOS application, boasting personalised recommendations based on the time of day and user’s location, as well as a streamlined interface better suited to quick searches. Zagat is attempting to stake a stronger claim in the competitive restaurant recommendation market by placing a bigger focus on […]