Foursquare Ups Its Game, Gets More Personal

Photo Credit: blog.foursquare.com 

Photo Credit: blog.foursquare.com 

Say goodbye to check-ins and hello to an all new, highly personalized Foursquare. Well, you can still check-in but only on Foursquare's sister-app, Swarm - which stinks for all you 'Mayors' out there. But even minus its iconic feature, we're hopeful of the newly re-designed app. 

According to the app's founder Dennis Crowley, the check-in feature dominated the user experience and overshadowed one of Foursquare's greatest attributes: the search feature. So in an effort to make it more apparent, the company has re-designed the app to focus on recommendations and personalized suggestions based on the user's behavior and preferences. Read More