First newspaper checks in with Foursquare
Foursquare.com has announced a new partnership with the free Canadian daily Metro, the first newspaper to team with the location-based social networking tool. Metro will begin integrating their editorial content into the Foursquare service immediately. Readers who follow Metro on Foursquare will receive alerts on their cell phones when they are near the location of stories that the newspaper has covered. For example, according to a story in today's Metro about the announcement, "someone close to a restaurant that Metro has reviewed would receive a 'tip' about that restaurant and then have the ability to link through to the full Metro review on metronews.ca."
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