Watch an Entire Year of Foursquare Check-Ins Light Up NYC and Tokyo

We all see the occasional check-in on our social networks of choice, but Foursquare took a whole year of them, and crammed them into one glorious minute of glowing information. The whole mess of data is condensed down into a color-coded 24-hour span so you can see how people—Foursquarers at least—dart around their… » 3/21/13 12:32pm 3/21/13 12:32pm

Have We Gone Overboard With Social Media 'Check-Ins'?

IMDB has an updated iPhone app out today which is cool and fine, but one peculiar addition is the ability to "check-in" and share whatever movie or TV show you're watching. I mean, whatever, Foursquare and Facebook and Yelp were fine, but at what point does the whole check-in trend become overkill? Does every special… » 7/12/12 4:20pm 7/12/12 4:20pm