Location tools offer opposing check-in strategies

07/20/2010

Two location-based social services are taking radically different approaches to managing users' check-ins. Loopt has announced a passive service that provides updates without the need to take any action; SCVNGR, meanwhile, requires its users to physically bump their phones together to register a group check-in. "[I]t's more fun than it sounds," promises Jason Kincaid.

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