Social Entertainment Site GetGlue Launches IPhone App

In What's the Buzz by Helen Gregg

by Helen Gregg A growing social networking site focusing on books, movies, video games, television shows, and music launched its iPhone app yesterday, reported eBookNewser. The site, called GetGlue, allows users to ‘check-in’ (ala FourSquare) with what they’re currently watching, reading, playing, or listening to. And similarly to FourSquare, users receive stickers that reflect their interests, and are occasionally eligible …

WSJ Uses Foursquare: What It Could Mean for Publishing

In What's the Buzz by Hannah Johnson

By Hannah Johnson The Wall Street Journal announced yesterday that it has launched “The Greater New York,” a local section of the newspaper dedicated to covering New York City. In addition, WSJ unveiled its new Foursquare account associated with its “Greater New York” news section “in an effort to help readers explore locations around the city.” Foursquare is a location-based …