Foursquare seems to be the new hot thing. "Checking in" to places on Facebook is a new key phrase. But how many people are actually using these kinds of services? Not a whole lot.
International Space Station commander Doug Wheelock has become the first person to check in from space on Foursquare.
Foursquare experienced two outages yesterday, the longest lasting about 11 hours, thanks to an unexpected database problem.
Foursquare and MTV have teamed up to promote a special virtual "badge" for users who check into health clinics and get tested for sexually transmitted diseases (STDs).
A beta preview of the popular social networking tool gets road tested here. Some day all TweetDecks will be built this way.
Foursquare works in conjunction with social networking services and allows users to "check in" at restaurants, stores, landmarks, movie theaters, etc, from their mobile phone. It taps into the phone's built-in location data and then broadcasts that information for the world to see.
Oh no he didn't! The co-founder of location-sharing service Foursquare has called a new Facebook feature threatening to make his company irrelevant, a "boring" and "unexciting" competition.
Facebook is expected to give details of new location services later today, giving a big boost to its advertising strategy.
Microsoft has announced plan to revamp its popular Bing search engine with a number of new features, including an interactive Foursquare map app.