Foursquare is taking major metropolitan cities like New York, San Francisco, and Los Angeles by storm. The location-based social game that we think has the potential to become the Twitter of location-based services, is creating heated local competitions for venue mayorships amongst the Twitterati and the web famous.
In an attempt to capitalize on the attention, buzz, and vendor-appeal of the app, 8coupons, the hyperlocal mobile coupon service, has wisely teamed up with Foursquare to offer a slew of coupons for discounts at hip NYC venues from August 8th – 15th. They’re celebrating their second birthday with the OCHO LOCO deals, rewarding game players, and providing Foursquare with what might be a business model in the process.
The Foursquare and 8coupons partnership will serve up automatic notifications with coupons when Foursquarers using the app are within a 3 block radius of a relevant deal. Depending on your whereabouts in the big apple, you could automatically discover deals like an 88 cent ice cream cone at Cold Stone, $8 haircut at Extravaganza Hair Salon, or 8 cent cupcake at Buttercup Bake Shop. Read more…
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