Posts Tagged ‘geotagging’

FourSquare Sees Massive Growth

February 5, 2010

It seems that location-based social-game affair FourSquare has seen something of a popularity boost in the last two months, with traffic to the service tripling, cementing its position.

For those who haven’t had a chance to give it a go yet, FourSquare isa relatively simple game that allows users to accrue points based on their location. Users can “check in” at a particular location flagged as being nearby based on their current location, as pulled from their phone. Players are awarded points based on their various check-ins, with badges being awarded for specific criteria.



Facebook Rewriting Privacy Policy

October 30, 2009

Facebook has announced that it’s to make some changes to its privacy policy, making it more obvious to users just what Facebook can and can’t do in easier to understand day-to-day language.


Facebook has, in the interests of full disclosure, posted up both the old and new privacy policies so that you can have a read over them yourself. Unfortunately, the old privacy policy is almost incomprehensible, so while we can read the new one fairly handily, it doesn’t tell us an awful lot about changes.