You can now check-in to earn the Mars Curiosity Rover badge on the social networking site, Foursquare.
With its latest iOS update, released yesterday, FourSquare has taken a leaf out of Yelp's book and added a rating system for local businesses.
An app that allowed men to stalk women in their vicinity has been pulled from the iTunes store - although its developer says it can't see what all the fuss is about.
A quarter? Seriously, only a quarter? But that's the proportion of tweets that Twitter users say are a waste of time.
Fancy becoming mayor of the White House? Well, now you can. Barack Obama has added Foursquare to his social media list.
It's no secret Foursquare is actively pursuing the daily deals space within the "Explore" tab in its location-based check-in service.
American Express is tapping into Facebook "likes" and check-ins to send card owners relevant and local discounts based on their Facebook preferences.
There are now more than 10 million Foursquare users.
SXSW is a show defined by minds and ideas, rather than the announcement of new consumer electronics.
Technology expert Tim O'Reilly says he believes former U.S. president Ronald Reagan is the true godfather of Foursquare and other geo-location services.
The social geo-tagging app Foursquare has just been elevated to version 3.0 on Android and the iPhone, and brings with it a whole slew of new features that go beyond just 'checking in' at your favorite hot spots.
Manchester in the UK is the world's rudest English-speaking city, according to Foursquare, based on the amount of swearing in check-in recommendations.
Ah, South by Southwest in Austin. Dude, it's like 9 days of music, film, tattoos, pierces, moshing and body surfing. And let us not forget the uber-cool hipster tech, coded by companies like Foursquare (or is that 4square?) which will be offering...
More than 381 million "check-ins" have been registered on Foursquare's social location-sharing service, as more than 6 million people now have accounts there and growth for the site is higher than ever.
Finally, someone in the government has realized what ex-girlfriends have known for years - technology makes stalking easier. We’ve all done it, incessantly stalked our ex’s Facebook page, or maybe checking a particular someone’s Twitter feed over and over again.
FourSquare yesterday updated its iPhone application to allow users to post photos and comments when checking in - and says it's already getting one photo upload a second.
Gowalla has launched a new version of its iPhone app, adding integration with Foursquare and Facebook Places, its bigger rivals.
The big trend these days is to use your phone to "check in" wherever you go - whether it's at the airport, a holiday shopping trip, or a local hole-in-the-wall restaurant. Now, thanks to a new service from Yelp, you might start getting special discounts and offers for your willingness to share such information.
The Air Force is warning its troops not to use location-based services such as FourSquare, Facebook Places and Gowalla because they could, er, give away their location.