Foursquare is now signing up over 22,000 users a day according to PlacePunch, a marketing agency that tracks Foursquare statistics.
At this rate, PlacePunch projects that Foursquare will reach 10 million registered users on July 9, 2011.
Foursquare’s growth appears to be accelerating, if this chart is to be believed.
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Foursquare co-founder Naveen Selvadurai announced on Friday that the company will host its first official hack day where programmers will get together to work, marathon style, for a day or a weekend on an application that uses Foursquare data.
“I’m incredibly excited to announce something I’ve been dreaming about for so long: Foursquare is going Read More
Foursquare is having its Times Square thunder stolen, it seems.
The New York City-based startup has been visible many times on some of the huge billboards in the center of the universe. But this year competitor Facebook Places is getting a free ad in Times Square and now Boston-based competitor SCVNGR has taken over Read More
Foursquare gave its users an early christmas present this year, adding photos and comments to its mobile app for iPhone and now Android.
According to founder Dennis Crowley, users are already uploading close to one photo every second, and that’s not even counting the Android users who will start taking photos today.
As Mark Read More
Apparently the Times Square Alliance doesn’t buy local.
The Alliance, which coordinates the ball-dropping ceremony for New Year’s Eve, has essentially given free advertising space on a giant electronic billboard in the middle of Times Square to Facebook to the detriment of one of New York’s brightest companies.
The billboard is encouraging people to check in Read More
A pair of Brooklyn developers, Erin Sparling and Nicholas Hall, no longer need keys to get into their house. The boys from Apartm.net simply check in on Foursquare and, voila, the door unlocks.
We made it so if you check in to Apartm.net on Foursquare the door unlocks. Well, not you. Us. So Read More
Those squawking taxi cab televisions are now delivering location and time-based ads, and everyone’s going gangbusters. From The New York Times:
VeriFone Media Solutions, which handles advertising sales for about 12,000 yellow cabs – nearly the entire fleet – said its revenue was up 60 percent in the past year. In November, the Read More