What the last 500,000,000 check-ins look like! (And what they show about the future of Foursquare) | Foursquare Blog
It’s particularly neat when you start zooming in, because it really shows the life of cities across the world – you can see city centers (Moscow looks like a spider!), perfectly outlined islands like Oahu, the thin line of the Golden Gate Bridge, the walking paths of Central Park, and even the airport runways at Atlanta’s International Airport and the ferry routes in Istanbul.
At Foursquare, those half billion points (generated from check-ins over the last three months) are also at the heart of three important things we’re doing as a company: