FourSquare is a social networking site which is powered by location based service. by which users can check-in the current location and share it with friends on Twitter, Facebook and other social media sites. Also by using this service you can discover new and interesting places for dinner and hang out.
Users can check-in various locations by using their mobile phones. There are apps available for iPhone, Blackberry and Android users. Also there is a mobile version of the site to update the location from any mobile phone.
If you want to check-in Foursquare from your computer then you can make use of various Firefox and Chrome extensions available for the purpose. Here am going to tell you about Chrome extension which is known as FourSquare.
Download and install the extension on your computer. A small foursquare icon will appear on the Chrome extension bar. Click on the icon, a small pop up box will appear displaying you the login option.
Login with your credentials. It will display you plenty of options. You can find new friends, check-in, shout, search venues, change location and many more. It also displays your current location. Probably it fetches the data from Google Latitude.
A small box will appear asking you your current location. Enter the location and click the “check-in” button.
It will successfully check-in your location. After check-in it shows check-in score and the current mayor of the location.
That’s it. Similarly you can use other features by clicking on the given links. Search is another nice feature of this extension by which you can search for any coffee shop, restaurants, coffee shops or any other place.
Download Foursquare Extension for Google Chrome.