Consider these suggestions to make the site more useful
Interestingly, it is not just users that are making it more useful, but businesses are doing their bit, creating reasons to check-in and be loyal.
Apart from using “tips” more regularly (which I can’t recommend enough), I’ve collated a list of 10 secrets worth making public.
1. Suggest your own badge idea
Admit it, you’ve come up with at least one idea for a foursquare badge, haven’t you? Don’t just talk about it, do something about it. Submit your suggestions via the official form here.
2. Steer clear of your Foursquare ‘enemies’
There is an app called Avoidr which keeps tabs on your “blacklisted” friends and helps you prevent any unwanted run-ins. You can also assign insults to those people—how very social! Find out more about this app here.
3. Visualize your Foursquare history with Google Earth