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  1. checking in
    You Might Not Be Checking In on Foursquare, But Foursquare Is Checking In on YouThe company has become a data-harvesting success story — and is still trying to figure out whether that’s “cool or creepy.”
  2. No Stinkin' Badges
    Foursquare Gives Restaurant Owners More Ways to Check-in on CustomersThe social network is giving broader controls to business owners.
  3. leap second
    Leap Second Gave the Internet a Really Bad HeadacheIt knocked out a dozen or so major websites.
  4. Lists
    Are Cheers and the Union Oyster House Really the Best Reasons to Visit Boston?Four Square users think so.
  5. loose threads
    Prabal Gurung Designs for Sephora; Tony Bennett’s Naked Gaga Sketch for SalePlus, model Carola Remer covers the new issue of Vogue Germany.
  6. Mediavore
    Mayor of Pat’s Steaks Shakes Her Fist at the Grim Reaper; Obesity CostsPlus: Whole Foods tests out Wellness Clubs; and Centre Hall newlyweds honeymoon in jail, all in our morning news roundup.
  7. barack obama
    President Obama Is Joining FoursquareWhat’s next, Farmville?
  8. party like it's 1999
    Foursquare Just Unlocked Its Tech-Bubble BadgeIt’s now worth $550 to $600 million.
  9. Neighborhood Watch
    Foursquare Deals at John Dory and Union Square Café; a Boozy Movie TheaterPlus: an upscale steakhouse comes to the South Street Seaport, and more, in our daily roundup of neighborhood news.
  10. the future is coming
    New York City Government — Now With WiFi and More Social MediaMayor Bloomberg offers a plea for reporters to be less ridiculous.
  11. The Other Magazines
    Foursquare and Free Beer: The Secret to P.Y.T.’s SuccessBy offering guests a free beer for every check in, Tommy Up made P.Y.T. one of the most visited locations in the Foursquare network.
  12. the future is coming
    Facebook Wants to Sell You Movies As Tech Companies Get Serious About Making Guap [Updated]Gimme gimme more gimme gimme more.
  13. Mediavore
    Jerry West Eats Italian in L.A.; Get A Mario Batali Badge on Four SquareThe Lakers owner tells you where to eat in L.A. while the red-headed chef links up with the growing internet company.
  14. modern love
    Facebook Makes It Hard to Get Over Your Ex, Says AmericaWell, duh.
  15. App-etizing
    Check In With New York on FoursquareVisit five spots from Adam Platt’s “Where to Eat 2011,” and you’ll earn a badge!
  16. Mediavore
    Boston Restaurants Use This Thing Called Four Square; Dutch Scientist RecommendsPlus, Starbucks rolls out an even bigger size and much more, all in our morning news round-up.
  17. Lists
    Somewhat Encouraging: New York City’s Most-Photographed FoodsNot just burgers and tacos!
  18. the future is coming
    Brooklyn Nerd Boys Invite Everyone With a Smartphone Over for New Year’sCheck in at their Greenpoint geek pad.
  19. the future is coming
    Foursquare’s Christmas Party Was One Big, Boozy Pat on the BackAin’t no shame in being a tech start-up.
  20. the future is coming
    Fake Mayors of Foursquare, Your Days Are NumberedThey’re onto your mobile web games.
  21. the future is coming
    They Are Serious About Making iPhone Apps Into TV Shows NowCongratulations, Foursquare!
  22. Booze News
    Braintree’s Sake Restaurant Will Have No Actual SakeA liquor license shortage means the Japanese restaurant can’t live up to its name.
  23. Residental Foursquare Leads to Some Deeply Personal TipsHere’s a great take on Foursquare from Wise Guy Pictures. Who are those assholes who check in at people’s houses, anyways?
  24. the future is now
    Four Million People Around the World Are Now ‘Checking In’ on FoursquareThe very chic Wijono S. of Jakarta, Indonesia, marks the milestone.
  25. foursquare
    Foursquare Down for Over Nine Hours MondayNo word as to what caused the outage.
  26. viral culture
    Now You Can Be the Mayor of the STD Clinic!Foursquare makes a badge that lets your friends know where you’ve been.
  27. the future is coming
    What Are the Most Frequently ‘Checked-In’ Spots in New York City?Checked-in on Foursquare, we mean.
  28. the future is coming
    Nice Try, Zuckerberg: Why Facebook Places Won’t Kill FoursquareFoursquare isn’t dead yet.
  29. foursquare
    Meet the People Who Want to Be Mayor of Your ApartmentThe four Foursquare mayors of the apocalypse.
  30. Slideshow
    4Food Introduces the Viral RestaurantA tour of the most socially networked fast-food joint of all time.
  31. the future is coming
    Hot New Status Symbol for City Technophiles: A 212 Area Code“212 numbers are the new rent-controlled apartments.”
  32. Mediavore
    Bin Laden Chef Gets Fourteen Years in Prison; Food Blogging For BabiesA cook lands in hot water while Tater Tots might be the best way to avoid dinner with an infant.
  33. Mediavore
    Arun To Open Thai Town Center; Wales Protests Hooters
  34. Mediavore
    Chains Warm to Foursquare; Bin Laden’s Chef SentencedPlus: bones indicate earlier meat-eating, and more, all in our morning news roundup.
  35. Mediavore
    Davio’s Heads South; Chains Warm to FoursquarePlus: bones suggest earlier meat eating, and bin Laden’s chef sentenced, all in our morning news roundup.
  36. Mediavore
    In Ocean City Saltwater Taffy and French Fries Are Art Supplies; Bouncers inPlus Osama bin Laden’s chef faces 14 years in jail, and chain restaurants get hip to Foursquare, all in our morning news roundup.
  37. App-etizing
    Check In With New York and FoursquareNYMag.com partnered with Foursquare to bring the best food-world intel to your fingertips.
  38. apps
    Popular Foursquare Prompts Antisocial NetworkingHow to avoid people who use Foursquare.
  39. Foodienews
    Foursquare Teams Up With Crain’sPicking lunch just got a whole lot more confusing
  40. Mediavore
    How to Get Your Celery Salt Badge; Hooters is on the MarketPlus: Sodas respond to Obama’s nutrition initiative, and stormy seas at Food Network Magazine, all in our morning news roundup.
  41. Other Sites
    Appetizing AppsWant to find a food truck? There’s an app for that?
  42. Mediavore
    Eating at the Auto Show; Foursquare Goes FoodiePlus: some states privatize liquor stores, and soda’s hidden cancer risk, all in our morning news roundup.
  43. Mediavore
    The Next Food Social Media Darling; Russia’s Vodka Price FloorsPlus: Muslim deli owners struggle with inventory, and the rise of natural wine bars, all in our morning news roundup.
  44. Gadgets
    They’re Watching YouA new iPhone app tracks your every move.
  45. trend-lifestyles
    Times Piece Ignores the Fact That Foursquare Is for BoozehoundsRight, users of the popular mobile app are having a lot of “coffee drinks” at “Starbucks.”