Foursquare lets you win virtual mayorships, but what about winning people's hearts? Singlesquare builds a location-based dating service on top of Foursquare's check-in tech.
Compared with most smartphone owners, those who use location-based sites also are more likely to access other types of mobile content, according to ComScore.
The launch of Facebook Places means start-ups like Foursquare are forced to rethink their business plans--and consumers are forced to rethink the entire idea of a location-based "check-in" service.
Marissa Mayer is now the youngest person on Google's operating committee, and she'll be in charge of Google's location-based services, not to mention its future plans.
Location-based apps like Foursquare are popular, but there's a similar app that actually serves a purpose beyond telling friends your location.
The Financial Times is hanging out with Foursquare, the location-based recommendation community game thingy polluting Twitter and Facebook feeds near you now
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