NextStop was building a new kind of city guide and giving away all the content. Now its team joins Facebook, a company as famed for being closed as for being one of the largest sites around. The NextStop site, and its API (our NextStop API profile), will close September 1.
With a domain like map.pr, you'd think this would be another link shortener. Instead, it uses the Foursquare API to give you a great way to visualize popular places on FourSquare. And, if you're following the World Cup, you can also use Mappr to find spots frequented by fellow fans.
Brady Forrest over at O'Reilly Radar has a new post that highlights an unofficial release of preliminary API for Latitude, Google's geo-location sharing service. Although the API has not been formally identified by Google, the API can be seen in use in two new apps: the new Google Location Blog Badge and Google Talk Location Status.