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Foursquare reaches 1 billion check-ins [Video]

September 20, 2011 |  3:48 pm


Foursquare has hit yet another milestone -- 1 billion check-ins.

The location based social network, which enables users of the Foursquare mobile app or website to check in at real-world concert venues, stores, workplaces, restaurants or just about any other spot imaginable, said in a blog post Tuesday that it hit the 1-billion mark sometime last week.

The New York-based start-up compiled a video that it says displays what a week of Foursquare check-ins looks like.

In June, Foursquare said it had raised $50 million to help it build products and gain more international users. The company also said that month that it had more than 10 million users.

In March, Foursquare co-founder Dennis Crowley said the social network saw about 2 million check-ins per day. For all of 2010, Foursquare recorded 381,576,305 check-ins at locations worldwide.

Foursquare's "A week of check-ins on the path to 1-billion" video is below.


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-- Nathan Olivarez-Giles

Image: A screen shot of a video depicting a week of check-ins at locations around the world using the location-based social network Foursquare. Credit: Foursquare via Vimeo.