4th and Mayor, the highly rated foursquare app got updated to v2 with many new features and bug fixes.
Here are some of them,
- The â€˜placesâ€™ are gone from the main page â€“ thereâ€™s a new check-in experience now, just touch the â€œcheck-inâ€ button at the bottom of the main page to open up the list of nearby places (itâ€™s fast!)
- This retires the dedicated â€˜Shoutâ€™ button â€“ Foursquareâ€™s decided that going forward it makes more sense to only attach shouts to check-ins, so thatâ€™s where it is
- Trending places near you have moved away from the check-in experience and into the â€˜exploreâ€™ feature
- Explore adds the new Outdoors category
- Explore now holds both nearby specials as well as the trending places nearby, instead of those polluting the nearby places list
- You can add friends right from the main page of the app now, it is no longer hidden away
- Check out 7-day rolling progress on points in any profile â€“ including their high points, current points and so on.
- Explore the leaderboard
- Check out the top places your friends have gone in the past 6 months
- Check out the categories that your friends enjoy checking in to
- You can add new places
- You can add photos to checkins
- Much improved responsiveness.
Read Jeff Wilcox’s blog for more changes, there’s a huge list.