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- Original GPS use
- Social play
- Clear interface.
- It's boring to play alone :(
- I'd prefer that bartender doesn't look at me like that.
- Oh, I'm the mayor of the worst pizzeria around.
Foursquare is a location-based service, but it's also a social game.
When you first sign up, Foursquare locates you and looks for places you can check into. Each check in gives you points which, if collected enough, make you the mayor of that place. As if you were a boyscout you can unlock badges visiting the same place frequently (the gym would be a great idea).
"Places" means usually bars and shops, but they are also bus stops, the nearest park or the farthest romantic spot. There are places that offer special prizes and discounts if you can show that you are Mayor of that place. The list of associated places is growing every day and players can add more to the overall list.
You can leave comments for those who came to that place in the future, so Foursquare can be a very powerful social tool for local shops and starting business.
Foursquare was born to become much more than a social geocatching game. It will achieve its goal when the number of associated places is really significant. Meanwhile, it's fun to play competing against friends and neighbors just strolling around home.
Foursquare is all about searching and discovering great places, wherever you are in the world.
• Tell Foursquare your favorite things and it gets to know you. Every search is tailored to your tastes, your past ratings, and picks from friends and experts you trust.
• Your tastes can be very specific like “whiskey” or “salted caramel.” Or more general like “outdoor seating” or “used bookstores.”
• Leave tips to share your best discoveries. Pay it forward and earn expertise.
• Search for restaurants, coffee, nightlife, shops and more. See what’s nearby or plan ahead.
• When you arrive at a place, see insider tips: what’s good to order or something not to miss.
• Follow people and influencers whose tastes you trust, and their tips show first. Connect your Facebook and twitter accounts and see spots your friends have liked nearby.
Ready for new adventures? Download the all-new Foursquare today.
Want to check in, keep up, and meet up with friends? Download our other new app, Swarm.
A new version of Foursquare is here, with some speed improvements, location accuracy fixes, and a bunch of squashed bugs. Enjoy the end of Summer by adding some Fall tastes (We suggest 'pumpkin' and 'maple syrup’).
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Problem with check in and facebook. when i attach picture it just won't show on facebook. without picture - it does. sucks.
Very silly approach. Revamped Foursquare is trying to invade my phone memory. Why the need of 2 apps. To get a job done? U can't check in with FS without swarm. U can't unlock Specials/review with Swarm without FS. BAD APPROACH! Revert back to OLD version, will not come back new version if there is still 2 apps to get 1 job done.
Hate the new UI change, its pointless having two apps and the fun of the mayorships and badges is gone
Since the last version everything sucks. Most if the times i get a "mh something went wrong, try again." Message. Looking for a similar app that works.
This used to be one of my top 5 most used apps...It had a good interface and was relatively easy to use. Now we are being forced to go to two separate apps when we seek a new place and wish to access the reviews I have left but had to leave a review as to why. I see that from other recent reviews, the sentiment is similar. For now, until Foursquare realizes the error and re-consolidates the app