Nextdoor Looks to Build Next Big Social Network ‘Block-by-block’

Nextdoor, the social network targeting the ‘hyper-local’ market, announced Tuesday that it has raised $21.6 million in it’s latest round of funding. Led by veteran Greylock Partner venture capitalist David Sze, Nextdoor is trying to build the next big social network for neighbors, block-by-block

Redpepper’s Facedeals Automates ‘Check-ins’ via Facial Recognition

Developed by ad agency Redpepper, the companies custom-developed cameras operate within a retail store environment to recognize customers using facial recognition. Users would first have to download an app that authorizes what the agency is calling Facedeals, to verify the individuals most recent photo tags to map the features of the face. Related Posts: How […]

Local Search Targets Local Audience

Since the dawn of the Internet, advertisers have counted on search engines to bring local customers their way through searches performed using search terms containing local or geographical modifiers.  Even for businesses that have more than one location in different areas, customers could be reined in by including local qualifiers in the keywords for a […]