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foursquare Responds to Facebook Nearby by Tapping Facebook’s Friend Graph

December 20, 2012
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foursquare has made a quick response to Monday's announcement of Facebook Nearby, with its own announcement that foursquare Explore is cranking up its personalization. The irony? It's going to use foursquare activity from a user's Facebook friends to improve the recommendations in Explore. Think of it as foursquare judo: It's using Facebook data to battle against Facebook itself. Touché! ...

 

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