‘Checking In’ with location-based social media (2010)

  The following was a piece written for Army.mil and can be seen here. 'Geo' is this year's Twitter If 2009 was the year of Twitter, then 2010 is ramping up to be the year of location-based social media services. Geo-location services like Foursquare, Brightkite and Gowalla have rapidly been adopted by users, and many of the sites you've likely already heard about like Facebook, Flickr and Twitter have either already integrated this capability or plan to do so in the near future. These services typically let users 'check-in'...