25 Jan '11, 12am

Foursquare announced that its ranks jumped 3,400% in 2010, and now has more than 6 million registered users

Foursquare announced that its ranks jumped 3,400% in 2010, and now has more than 6 million registered users

Screenshot of Foursquare, a location-based social networking app. Foursquare announced that it saw a 3,400 per cent jump in users, to hit six million. -- ST FILE PHOTO SAN FRANCISCO - LOCATION-SHARING service Foursquare on Monday announced that its ranks grew by 3,400 per cent in the past year and that it now has more than six million registered users. 'Honestly, 2010 was just insane,' the New York City-based startup said in an online post. Foursquare lets people log their locations by 'checking in' from where they are at any given moment using smartphones or other Internet-linked devices. Satellite location tracking capabilities of smartphones or mobile signal tower triangulation lets Foursquare estimate where members are when they check in. People's whereabouts and text comments, if any, are then shared with selected circles of friends at Foursquare. Foursquare rewards u...

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