Plenty of Foursquare fans use the app primarily as a means to share their own location and see the locations of others around them, but Foursquare isn’t only about socially-acceptable stalking. At the GigaOm Mobilize conference today, company co-founder Dennis Crowley informed those of us in the room that thinking of Foursquare as merely a check-in app is misguided. According to him, the plan for Foursquare has always been for it to be a customized discovery and recommendation engine first, and a social tool second.
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Dennis Crowley: Foursquare’s a discovery and recommendation engine first, social service second