Foursquare Trip Tips
One of the things I love about Foursquare is the focus on tips. Not ratings, not reviews, but tips. It’s the power of the positive over the negative. Tips from friends are even better.
So this week, Foursquare (which is a USV portfolio company) rolled out something called Trip Tips. You go to Trip Tips, you say where you are going, and you tweet it out to your followers on Twitter or your friends on Facebook.
I am at LAX, headed to SF today. So I entered San Francisco into Trip Tips, like this:
And I got these share options:
I decided to tweet the trip tip out like this:
— Fred Wilson (@fredwilson) January 27, 2016
My SF list is already filling up and the best part is its immediately available on my mobile phone in the Foursquare app lists tab (bottom left):
And here is the list as it stands (less than ten mins after my tweet!):
Give it a try with a trip you are planning to take soon. It’s a lot of fun.