Posts Tagged ‘foursquare’

  • Foursquare Mayor of Local Coffee Shop Actually Omnipresent D-bag

    on Nov 4, 12 • in Social Media • with No Comments

    "Brian K." has never run for public office. Yet, by the power vested in the mobile social network Foursquare, he has earned the title "Mayor of the Funnel Grind" coffee shop in Santa Monica, CA.

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  • Foursquare Strips Lance Armstrong of Mayorship and Gym Rat Badge

    on Oct 22, 12 • in Social Media, Tech Peoples, Uncategorized • with 1 Comment

    Foursquare, the mobile social network that rewards users for “check-in’s” to local establishments, has stripped Lance Armstrong of the coveted “Mayor” title for his local 24 Hour Fitness in Austin, TX. The news comes on the heels of incriminating evidence published by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency and subsequent penalties by both the Tour de France and several of Armstrong’s sponsors. Nike, Trek Bicycles and Anheuser-Busch all dropped Armstrong, and professional cycling’s governing body stripped him of his Tour de France medals. Now the devastating news from Foursquare. Dennis Crowley, CEO of Foursquare, said in a statement,

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