Can Foursquare Get Its Mojo Back by Embracing ‘Passive’ Check-Ins?

Does Foursquare need to be “fun” anymore? I’d say no. “Fun” means fighting an ever-diminishing battle over consumer mindshare on mobile — a fight Foursquare is losing. It’s also contrary to what Foursquare is trying to build with its Explore functionality…

Foursquare Brings Tips Feature Explore to the Web

What the web version executes most successfully is in making Foursquare’s extensive user-generated content consumable through a single keyword search. Over the past 9 months, Foursquare has created an ecosystem of users, brands, and developers to generate and structure location-based content without the massive costs associated with scaling hyperlocal information…