What is Foursquare?

With the increase in the number of smartphone users in Brazil, doubts arise as to what some of the most popular applications are starting to appear. Foursquare is a very interesting app that allows you to check in on places you frequent and see a list of other people who are also there, among other things.

What is Foursquare?

For example, suppose you are in the center of the city and want to find a Japanese restaurant. You turn on the GPS of your cell phone, access Foursquare and look for nearby restaurants. When you find one, you can see the opinions of people who have already been there and decide whether or not to pay for your visit. Each user can also make reviews and give their opinion about any service provided by an establishment. You can add photos and say what’s best or worst in each location.

But the cool thing about Foursquare is that it is also a game because in a way you compete with your friends to get points and badges (medals). Each “check in” counts points and in certain situations a “check in” can be worth more or less. If you are the person who most visits a particular location, you become the mayor and several establishments have promotions in which the mayor can win free gifts, free meals or good discounts. Optionally, any “check in” you make can also be shared on your Facebook and Twitter, letting your friends know where you are at the moment and go there to find you. It’s not uncommon for you to “check in” at a mall or busiest location and find out that some friends of yours are there!

The Foursquare slogan is “Make the real world easier to use” and the app really works to make it happen!

Foursquare has versions for various mobile operating systems like Android, iOs, Blackberry, Windows Phone 7 and Palm! They do not waste time! It even has Foursquare for N95 which runs the Symbian! Visit the official app page to download Foursquare or browse directly on the virtual store on your platform.