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FearSquare alerts UK foursquare users to crime near the venues that they visit often

There are few web services that excite me as much as foursquare does, when it comes to the data that it’s collecting. Based on the venues where I check-in, there...
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Why We Check In: The Reasons People Use Location Based Social Networks

Technology : ReadWriteWeb (5 years ago)

Services like Foursquare, Gowalla and others make it easy to post your physical location to the web - but what makes people want to do that at all? Fifteen-month old Foursquare is adding 100,000 new users every week and Facebook has... Read Post

Free Beer! Foursquare Starts Alerting Users Of Nearby Mayor Deals

Technology : TechCrunch (6 years ago)

Last month, we wrote about Foursquare's potential from a business perspective thanks to its location data. This week, the service has started actively tapping that potential by alerting users when locations close to them are offerin... Read Post

UK police force launches location-based app for public appeals on missing people and wanted suspects

Technology : The Next Web Blog (2 years ago)

We’ve already seen FearSquare, which alerts UK Foursquare users to crime near venues that often visit, while there’s also a crime-mapping website that lets you compare efficiency across UK police... Keep reading ? Read Post

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