I can see the potential with Foursquare, don't get me wrong—but I do think at the moment it's missing a few vital ingredients. One of them being, err, "fun"—but this Monopoly tie-in could be just the trick.
When Digg founder Kevin Rose tweeted about the existence of "Google Me," Google's supposed "Facebook killer" social-networking site, I'd love to know whether he expected Facebook's former-CTO to jump into the fray and confirm it, saying it's a "real project."
Four years in, paying the annual subscription for my Flickr Pro account remains the best purchase I've ever made online. It's only going to get better, with the new redesign including larger images, location data, and better navigational tools.