The problem with geo-social apps

03/19/2012 | Social Media Explorer

Location-based social applications aren't nearly social enough, writes Mike Schneider. Telling users when they're near one of their contacts quickly gets old, especially when users have enough contacts to clog their feed. It would be better to process users' social graphs and provide notifications only for contacts with whom the user frequently interacts on other social channels, Schneider argues.

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