Sunday, August 22, 2010

The Day Facebook Launches 'Places', FourSquare Gets Record Signups

The day Facebook launched 'Places', it's geolocation service, Foursquare reported experiencing record signups. Places works on the same principle as Foursquare; people check into places and frequent check-ins earn rewards. Notion was that Places would completely outdo Foursquare but according to a tweet by Foursquare CEO, Dennis Crowley, Foursquare had its 'biggest day ever' in terms of signups the day Places was launched.;places039;-foursquare-gets-record-signups/140302/0