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Street Fight Daily: Google Invests In Reviews, Foursquare’s Co-Founder Opens Up

The Editors

Street Fight Daily: Google Invests In Reviews, Foursquare’s Co-Founder Opens Up

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technologyGoogle Launches City Experts Program To Encourage Higher Quality Google+ Local Reviews (TechCrunch)… Foursquare Cofounder Naveen Selvaduri Opens Up About His Exit: “I Wanted To Stay” (Fast Company)… Investors May Yet Cry For Yelp (Wall Street Journal)…

Three Years After Its Launch, Foursquare Works to Become a Business

Steven Jacobs

Three Years After Its Launch, Foursquare Works to Become a Business

Three years ago this morning, Foursquare launched what one pundit called its “where-am-I-now app” at SXSW – the name did not stick. Since its launch, the location-based service has attracted over 20 million users and upwards of 750,000 merchants, has outflanked a company worth $94 billion in the location space, and crushed a competitor that was sold to said company for its parts…