Posts tagged "foursquare"

If Foursquare Was For Sex

Last summer, when I was just starting to dabble with Foursquare, the social networking app that let’s you “check in” to various locations, achieving badges and Mayorships and other ridiculous intangible rewards, I came up with a genius idea. (Or I thought it was anyway.) I added a new location, knowing it didn’t already…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / February 17, 2011

Dealbreaker: The Obnoxious Social Media Oversharer

Newly returned to New York after a two-year sojourn abroad, I was eager to make friends (or more than friends), so I turned to my Facebook, FourSquare, Twitter, Tumblr, and OkCupid accounts. At some point, social media savvy became a legitimate dating skill and I was ready to showcase mine to the fullest. I wa…

By: Youyoung Lee / December 7, 2010

Discounts At Gap, Steve Madden—Is Foursquare On The Verge Of A Consumer Breakthrough?

Some of us here at The Frisky have yet to get on board with Foursquare, the mobile “check-in” app that lets others see where you are. If you’re not into using the service to virtually navigate your social life, the company may still appeal to you yet: Foursquare recently announced a discount deal with the…

By: Leonora Epstein / August 17, 2010

Frisky Rant: I Hate Foursquare

I remember the first time I saw a Foursquare update pop up on my Facebook homepage. “Dick* has just checked into the Seaside Inn.” My heart dropped into my stomach. I DID NOT want to know that my ex-boyfriend Dick had just checked into a hotel with his new girlfriend. Screw you, Dick, for being…

By: Ami Angelowicz / August 12, 2010