foursquare: when the city is your playground!
Why is everyone talking about Four Square? Well, combine your mobile phone with a Twitter-like app, and you are able to "check-in" at destinations nationwide. For retailers, this is a huge win. If you regularly check-in at say, Starbucks, they might be able to reward you with a free cup of coffee. Or those frequent travelers on the road, check in at an airport, and you just might notice a friend/business colleague who also happens to be 2 gates down. One downfall- need to have better coverage in smaller to
Foursquare is great fun and it has been steadily improving as more folks jump onboard & give useful feedback. Early adopters do have to put some effort in, especially by adding places and getting the details correct, but it's still early days yet and I'm sure soon foursquare will be *the* app of 2010.