AllThingsD reports that Foursquare has just announced that it will accept Visa, MasterCard and debit cards in partnership with its check-in deals offer, a project earlier available to a small number of cardholders. The program will allow Foursquare users to receive special deals by linking their Foursquare accounts to their credit card. . Read More one comment
Foursquare launched its "Best of" series showcasing the best spots in different U.S cities based on 3 billion check-ins and millions of tips. . Read More 440 comments
Most (74 percent) of U.S. smartphone owners use their device’s location-aware capabilities, and their numbers will continue to grow as more and more people get smartphones. Read More
In commemoration of Foursquare Day, April 16 - 4/4^2 for the mathematically challenged - the check-in service announced it now has 20 million users who collectively have checked in more than 2 billion times. Read More
Foursquare has responded to the departure of co-founder Naveen Selvadurai, which Selvadurai disclosed on his personal blog, with a statement of support for whatever he chooses to do in the future. Read More
Panasonic, CBS Sports and the United States Tennis Association are working together to provide even more 3D broadcast coverage of the US Open Tennis Championships than they did in their 2010 debut of the service.
CBS Sports will produce the 3D coverage, which will include 3D versions of all Arthur Ashe Stadium matches that it broadcasts in high-def both on Labor Day Weekend and on Finals Weekend, Sept. 9-11. This year’s 3D broadcasts also will extend to coverage of CBS Sports’ [...].
Foursquare users often get perks or discounts when they check into places, but a new agreement with ESPN will provide relevant trivia, facts and the latest news when a Foursquare user checks in at a live sporting event.
ESPN also has created a Foursquare Page, utilizing the brand Pages option Foursquare began offering several days ago. The network also created its own virtual “ESPN Foam Finger” badge (pictured) for users who follow ESPN on Foursquare and check in at a venue [...].