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FourSquare Expert Badges a Platform for Expert Services – Ask Me Anything
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FourSquare Expert Badges a Platform for Expert Services – Ask Me Anything

The recent article by Kelroy entitled FourSquare Introduces expertise badges that level raises some exciting possibilities that make it worth my while to bang out a short one page note. For those who came late, FourSquare hit the ten million (10,000,000) mark in June 20th 2011AD. They took only two (2) years since launch to achieve that milestone since launching at the SXSW Event in San Francisco back in 2009AD, impressive for any Social Networking start-up. Now, nearly 1 in 5 persons use a LBS, be it Gowalla, Loopt or FourSquare based on the analyst ComScore in earlier May 2011AD. The table makes for an interesting breakdown for the statistically inclined, as this demonstrates the highest percentage of users are those of us with real smartphones as which more people are opting to have ...