Best New Mashups: One, Two, Three Foursquare Apps

Adam DuVander
Aug. 10 2010, 01:05PM EDT

It's no secret how big map mashups are on ProgrammableWeb. That means we've seen many and the really great ones stick out. In fact, two of these three mashups don't even use a map. But they all use location-sharing service Foursquare.

  • Square Grader: Free tool to measure your Foursquare mojo APIs: Foursquare, Twitter Grader. More at our Square Grader profile.
  • Square Grader

  • MisoTrendy: MisoTrendy helps you find the most popular places around any location. MisoTrendy uses trending data from foursquare and shows currently checked-in users, tips and mayorships from the most popular venues in real-time. APIs: Foursquare, Google Maps. More at our MisoTrendy profile.
  • MisoTrendy

  • Singles For Foursquare: Singles is an iPhone app for location-based dating. It builds on the Foursquare API to let users see and chat to other singles at the locations that they check into APIs: Foursquare. More at our Singles For Foursquare profile.
  • Singles For Foursquare

    Adam DuVander Hi! I'm Developer Communications Director for SendGrid and former Executive Editor of ProgrammableWeb. I currently serve as a Contributing Editor. If you have API news, or are interested in writing for ProgrammableWeb, please contact Though I'm a fan of anything API-related, my particular interest is in mapping. I've published a how-to book, Map Scripting 101, to get anyone started making maps on websites. In a not-so-distant past life I wrote for Wired and Webmonkey.