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Dennis Crowley finally has the Foursquare he always wanted

NEW YORK — For Foursquare CEO Dennis Crowley, his original vision for the location-based service is finally becoming a reality. Speaking with TechCrunch’s Matthew Panzarino at TechCrunch Disrupt in New York City, Crowley mentioned that one of the original goals of Foursquare was for the service to teach users about things and places they didn’t…

Just in time for summer, Mayorships return to Swarm

Eleven months after checking-out of the check-in game, Foursquare is re-gamifying its Swarm app by bringing back Mayorships. That’s right Swarm fans, you can now compete to be Mayor of a location on Swarm, not just against your friends — but against all users. See also: Why Killing the Check-In Was the Wrong Move for…

Swarm Gets the iOS 8 Treatment With Check-In Widget

Since splitting its app in two, Foursquare has focused on streamlining the check-in experience in Swarm, the new check-in centric half of Foursquare. The company updated Swarm Thursday with a widget that allows you to check in without launching the app and displays nearby friends. See also: 6 Uses for Foursquare You Never Considered To…

Foursquare's new bot feeds you restaurant recommendations

Foursquare is once again trying its hand at personalized restaurant recommendations. The company launched a new app Tuesday that uses a chatbot to surface personalized restaurant recommendations. Called “Marsbot,” Foursquare is testing the app with iPhone users in San Francisco and New York City.  SEE ALSO: Big changes at Foursquare: New funding, new CEO and…