Monthly Archives: April 2013

Local Contributions

Foursquare users are able to publish a tip about any venue in the Foursquare database by using either a mobile device that supports the Foursquare app or a computer. Tips may be submitted prior to, during, or even well after … Continue reading

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Online Communities

In his 2010 book,¬†Netnography: Doing Ethnographic Research Online, Robert V. Kozinets¬† addressed the importance of clearly defining culture and community as a starting place when exploring the ways in which they are mediated by and exist in online venues. Kozinets … Continue reading

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Collect and Connect

Foursquare, like any game, allows a mix of competition and connection among players; even if — as in the case of solitaire — you’re only competing with yourself. With this in mind, I tracked each of the quantifiable measures from … Continue reading

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