Foursquare in the lead, for now

Ginsburg, Monica
January 2010
Crain's Chicago Business;1/4/2010, Vol. 33 Issue 1, p19
The article offers information on Foursquare, a free service that mashes up social networks, maps and other features, then combines them with a rewards program for checking in at various locations and businesses, such as bars, restaurants and retailers. Foursquare, which posted no revenue in 2009, does not charge businesses to list their discounts and promotions, but that's likely to change as it looks for ways to turn a profit, according to Tristan Walker, in-charge of business development.


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