2010 – An ‘Insane’ Year for FourSquare

Imagine what it would be like to experience 3400% growth in just one year. That’s what FourSquare did in 2010, which demonstrates just how popular this site is becoming.

FourSquare grows by 3400% in 2010

The official FourSquare blog reports a variety of statistics for the year in retrospect, including the fact that there were 381,576,305 check-ins in 2010 (including one from the International Space Station). Popular brand pages included MTV (118,370 followers), Bravo (114,202 followers) and The History Channel (101,352 followers). The top 3 art galleries were the Museum of Modern Art (New York), the Smithsonian National Museum of American History (Washington DC) and the Gallery of Modern Art (Brisbane, Australia), while the best-attended event was the Rally to Restore Sanity (with 30,525 FourSquare check ins).

Businesses are now waking up to the huge popularity of checking-in and checking-out from venues, other services such as Google, Facebook and Gowalla also offer similar services. If you want your business to benefit form these services, then get in touch.


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