Facebook Kills Places, Foursquare and Gowalla Rejoice

On 27 Jul 2011 I wrote on Google+: Google and Facebook should have badges and other game elements with their check-in services. Foursquare is cool in that way but irrelevant as it isn’t in my stream. Now this:

Rest in peace, Facebook Places. At least that’s what all 6% of the people who actually used it might be saying. It looks like Foursquare is going to win the location-based check-in service battle, as Facebook announced yesterday it would be killing the Facebook Places check-in feature within its mobile app.

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Priit Kallas

Priit is the founder and CEO of DreamGrow Digital, an internet marketing and social media company. With his 20+ years internet marketing experience he is Helping companies to understand and use the digital marketing to reach their target audiences. He has spoken at hundreds of seminars and conferences on different aspects of internet marketing. Priit is also the organizer of Digital Elite Camp, a leading traffic and conversion event.

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