Swarm, Foursquare’s Other Half, Launches and Takes Over the Check-In
With Swarm, Foursquare’s other half, the company is making a very decided move to separate the social and discovery aspects of the original Foursquare.
Swarm is just one part of Foursquare’s future plans but the original app, which first launched in 2009, won’t be going anywhere.
“In the near future, the Foursquare app is also going to go through a metamorphosis,” Foursqure said in a blog post announcing Swarm. The company hasn’t revealed much about what that metamorphosis will look like, so for now we have to rely on Swarm for clues. Here are our first impressions: