Digital graffiti and falling out of love with Foursquare (via very misscoca)
I’ve never quite managed to muster much effort in relation to Foursquare ….and reading about the drop in enthusiasm experienced, and the reasons cited for it, by this once avid user I’m not sure I will now. Sure, location-based technology is only just beginning and there are lots more exciting applications to come. But checking in and coveting mayoral positions don’t really seem to fall in that category… at least once the novelty has worn off. One example that has recently arrived from the future is explained by Robert Hernandez: stickybits allows people to leave ‘digital graffiti’ on real world objects.
I know, I used to be a champion for the Foursquare brand but it just isn’t working out anymore. When I first started using Foursquare in February this year I absolutely loved the platform and I was checking in all over town. I was racking up mayorships & scoring points from the Mornington Peninsula to the heart of Melbourne City. I was setting up new locations every day as so few locations had been set up at that time, and I was given Super U … Read More
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