David Weinfeld

Exploring the Convergence of Media and Technology

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Instagram Advertising to Court Mobile App Developers

Instagram now has over 150 million users. It has added the bulk of those users following its $750+ million acquisition by Facebook….

Is a Foursquare Acquisition Near?

I have been a longtime fan of Foursquare. The company is a pioneer in the location-based mobile space. While many…

Why Facebook Acquiring Waze is Brilliant!

Facebook may be on the brink of making another major acquisition. If the rumors are true, that is. Following it’s…

Cash in Facebook App Install Ads

Facebook is realizing solid revenue from the rapid acceleration of the mobile app economy. With over 1.5 million apps across…

Is TV’s Social Future in Widgets or Second Screens?

Social TV is getting a lot of attention at CES. Everyone from Panasonic and Samsung to Netgear are announcing major…

Social TV Apps Must Not Be Anti-Social

Thinking back to the Super Bowl, one of the largest social TV events in the last year, I continually picked…

Inverse Relationship Between App Saturation and Value?

I read an interesting article over the weekend that questioned whether or not having too many mobile applications within the…

Greenopolis Recycling Kiosks Reward Social Behavior

Greenopolis, a subsidiary of trash services behemoth Waste Management, is pioneering the next wave of interactive out-of-home media. The company…

Data Discovery Through Location-Based Services

Locations have personalities of their own which can be unlocked via the expansion of location-based applications like Foursquare, SCVNGR, and…

Facebook Places to Enhance Digital Signage Networks

The covers are finally off of Facebook’s location product. Facebook Places went live Wednesday night. Social media and the location-based services sector…

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