I twittered about a NY Times piece by Jenna Wortham yesterday, one that suggested Foursquare’s rate of growth is slowing. Relatively quickly I was chatting with Dennis Crowley, founder and CEO of Foursquare.
I’ve downloaded the new app, and it looks good, but as I have written about in the past, I really dislike the gamification — badges and mayors and all that junk — so I doubt that I will persist in using Foursquare.
I liked the thinking behind Firefly, a Twitter appliance, so maybe Twitter will add an optional check-in with maps capability someday. (I prototyped that once upon a time as Twheres, but couldn’t get it funded.)
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