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June 23, 2011

Foursquare Hits 10M Users Grows at 1000%

The Geolocation social Network Foursquare yesterday announced that they have reached 10 Million members, and . To commemorate  this occassion released this infographic for the occasion.


Among the important insights  from the  Infographic

  • There have been 4.7 million check-ins on "Main Street."

  • The businesses with the most check-ins in their respective categories were: Target (retail), 7-Eleven (convenience stores), Old Navy (apparel), Bank of America (hot dog sta—er, banks), and Home Depot (home-related stores).

  • For every one "ugh" shout (a message that gives both text and a moodlet), there are six "Yay!" shouts.

  • Mike Bloomberg, the real Mayor of New York City, is also the foursquare mayor of the New York City Hall.
Foursquare's celebrations continued with the release of foursquare 3.2  for the iPhone, touting much faster check-ins, and today will formally announce a partnership with American Express "to offer discounts to cardholders when they check in on their cellphone at certain shops and restaurants."

  List of Awards Won by Foursquare Awards

  • In 2010, foursquare was named a runner-up in the T3 Gadget Awards 2010 as the App of the Year.

  • In August 2010, the company was a finalist in Lead411's New York City Hot 125.
  • In April 2010, foursquare received a Webby Award as one of the best mobile social networks.

  • In March 2010, Foursquare was nominated for the 13th annual SXSW Web Awards in the Mobile Category.

  • Foursquare was named a 2011 Technology Pioneer by the World Economic Forum in the Information Technology  and new media category

May 16, 2011

April 30, 2011

Inside the Mind of Foursquare Users : Infographic


As of  January of 2011, Foursquare stated on its blog that the company grew 3,400%. with 7 million users. This infographic is from Austin Williams  provides some great  insights on which of the elements are most influential to Foursquare users. Foursquare  users is best known for its badges, which users get when they check-in to certain places. Users can also gain the title of "Mayor" when they've been to a place more than anyone else using Foursquare. Other elements that play into Foursquare's game dynamics include special offers and tips.