Tag Archives: local

Place is a Tag: How Our Phones Should Work

Get ready for the geo-tag - and a revolution in the way you use your phone to search the places around you!

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Will Mobile Devices Usher in a Renaissance in Local News?

Tell you where I am and tell me what matters...

Mobile devices will usher in a renaissance in local news. With Google, Facebook, Yelp and others building services to help us buy more local goods and services, there will be natural pressure for other kinds of location-based information and news as we layer millions of small posts, tags and comments onto our physical surroundings.

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The “Local Tail” Exposes What’s Hidden Right Next to Us

Chris Anderson’s concept of the "Long Tail" offers an interesting analogy to what I'll call the "Local Tail" - which is how the mobile web connects people back with the places they live.

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