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Tuesday, 16th October 2012

Foursquare Opens Local Search to Non-Members

By Africa S. Hands

From Gigaom.com:

Now Foursquare wants to become an open local search tool with a redesigned desktop home page that allows non-members to search for local listings and get recommendations on nearby restaurants, bars and businesses.

“We really see Foursquare as reinventing ourselves with local search and recommendations..."


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Africa S. Hands is an independent librarian with a focus on helping professionals understand and utilise social media and search engines through one-on-one tutorials and small group workshops. Africa tweets (@africahands) on resources of interest to information and higher education professionals.

Africa can be reached at africa.hands@freepint.com

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