Feature Friday: Checking In Your Friend

Sometime in the past week, an awesome feature appeared in my Foursquare app. I was checking into our local farm stand at the beach and I saw this at the bottom of my checkin screen:

I'm with

Since I was with the Gotham Gal, I typed in her name and checked in with her. Then she got a notification and clicked on it and she was checked in as well. This Foursquare blog post explains how the feature works.

Now Foursquare is going to know more about me and more about my friends so it can make even better recommendations for us and others.

I really enjoy when new features crop up in the apps I use every day. It's a reminder that the developers are continuing to innovate on the product and trying to make it better.