In the race to stay relevant, Foursquare announced this week a series of updates that will add real-time recommendations to the service. Just earlier this year, Foursquare began testing local recommendations for Android users and is now expanding the concept to the iPhone. The user experience has also improved, with users now able to see friends located nearby and those worldwide via the new 'Nearby' tab.
Adding these features to their service, Foursquare is no longer just a simple check-in application. Instead of simply measuring user intent, the app can now actively shape it. Read More