Liz Gannes

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Foursquare Checks In 10M Users

Foursquare today announced it now has 10 million registered users, an important milestone for the location-sharing start-up. A blog post offered more fun facts and visualizations, including: 78,387 Foursquare venue mayors are ousted per day; 1,061 birth announcements have been made through hospital check-ins; and there are 6,230 sake-bar venues in Japan.


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Another gadget you don’t really need. Will not work once you get it home. New model out in 4 weeks. Battery life is too short to be of any use.

— From the fact sheet for a fake product entitled Useless Plasticbox 1.2 (an actual empty plastic box) placed in L.A.-area Best Buy stores by an artist called Plastic Jesus