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Finally it’s not just me that thinks FourSquare is a bit limited

See what Yalim K Gerger has to say — finally it’s not just me thinking it’s all getting a little bit limited with FourSquare… When Forrester CEO George Colony, thrashed Foursquare as nonsense, Fred Wilson posted his talk on his web site and commented that “it shows he doesn’t use the product and has no […]

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Opinion

If you insist on using FourSquare, stop spamming my timeline!

The worst thing about the current generation of social media rubbish is that you have to check-in. Check-ins are the bane of my flipping life. When I’m in San Francisco I can’t sit down with a friend without them jumping sky high in shock 3 seconds into the meal because they’ve forgotten to check-in. You’d […]

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Becoming Mayor of the North Pole: It’s all in the API

Reader Moof forwarded me this post about one man’s efforts to see just what can be achieved on FourSquare with a bit of coding and one or two hours. Turns out you can do quite a lot. At some point last week, I devolved into a 12 year old hacker, and I spent many spare […]

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Vodafone spurns UK’s Rummble for FourSquare

I saw Vodafone’s FourSquare deal announcement this morning and immediately wondered what the hell had happened to their rumoured deal with UK location-and-recommendation service, Rummble. The word on the grapevine is that Rummble — having worked really hard on a very neat looking Vodafone 360 app — were due to get all sorts of on-handset […]