Real time feed Badges for
of activity unlocking
App available on a
slection of phones
Top score for a
Power of foursquare
Location based. Time based. Accessibility.
Get it where you are. Get it when you need it. Get it now.
Allows users to "check in" at participating locations by
logging in to the website, typically via their mobile phones.
The phone's (GPS) pinpoints a user's exact location. Friends
are informed of the user's whereabouts through alerts.
The mayor of a location is the person who has checked in
there the most number of times.
Launched March 2009, initially in only 100 cities in the
United States and Europe. Launched in Singapore in
adoption by SG merchants
The Garden Slug
Brewerkz offers a Standing Sushi Bar offers offers its mayor gets
free pint of beer – two free pieces of salmon a free cup-sized
for the Mayor on nigiri sushi or tuna nigiri soup of the day.
FourSquare. sushi for its mayor on
adoption by topshop + topman
"We find Foursquare a perfect platform to excite, engage and interact with
our target audience, making their shopping experience more fun, unique and
rewarding. This is totally in sync with our fashion forward brand positioning,"
says Lisa Chai, senior marketing & communications manager, Wing Tai
Clothing Pte Ltd.
Twitter and Facebook currently have no location-based features.
Relatively new in Singapore
Merchants welcome social media campaigns:
"It's a little hard to tie direct profits to social media, but the
awareness generated by participating in social media has led to an
increase in the number of customers."