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Topic # 92248 29-Oct-2011 21:33 Send private message

On Me there's a Checkin option. We can add locations, but where are these locations on the web?  Where can we see more of those?

Can't find much information anywhere...

 




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  Reply # 539369 30-Oct-2011 21:44 Send private message

Is this like FourSquare?  

There's a Checkin option on Ovi maps which also allows me to checkin on Foursquare and a whole heap of other places like Facebook, Twitter, and some I've never heard of before.




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  Reply # 539417 31-Oct-2011 07:53 Send private message

It's not like Foursquare as in there is no leaderboard, badges, etc. It's just to let people know where you are.

Looking at it, seems it gets places from Facebook.





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  Reply # 539427 31-Oct-2011 09:04 Send private message

May well be facebook's failed check in service, places.
http://www.pcworld.com/article/203819/how_to_use_facebook_places.html 

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  Reply # 539524 31-Oct-2011 12:24 Send private message

freitasm: It's not like Foursquare as in there is no leaderboard, badges, etc. It's just to let people know where you are.

Looking at it, seems it gets places from Facebook.



If it's getting the places from Facebook how does it know who to share you location with?  Facebook friends?




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  Reply # 539599 31-Oct-2011 15:10 Send private message

It's check in powered by bing services. You can also see those 'me' tile check in's on windowsphone.com website when you login.

https://scrapbook.bingmobile.com




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  Reply # 539607 31-Oct-2011 15:25 Send private message

It is using Facebook Place, but also tweet/post out to Windows Live, Twitter and Linked In.




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