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This article was published on May 23, 2011

Interview with Foursquare’s Dennis Crowley on where he’s the mayor

Interview with Foursquare’s Dennis Crowley on where he’s the mayor
Courtney Boyd Myers
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Courtney Boyd Myers is the founder of audience.io, a transatlantic company designed to help New York and London based technology startups gr Courtney Boyd Myers is the founder of audience.io, a transatlantic company designed to help New York and London based technology startups grow internationally. Previously, she was the Features Editor and East Coast Editor of TNW covering New York City startups and digital innovation. She loves magnets + reading on a Kindle. You can follow her on Facebook, Twitter @CBM and .

This morning, we reported that Foursquare was growing at the rate of 1 million users per month. Today, Foursquare boasts 600 million checkins total, averaging 3 million per day from its nearly 10 million users.

The big announcement today occurred when Crowley took out his INQ Cloud Touch smartphone aka The Facebook phone, which is only available in the overseas at the moment. The Android smartphone has built its platform to include Foursquare’s API and location layer to seamlessly discover new places nearby and check-in, without having to open up the Foursquare app itself. The Foursquare integration will be available for European and Asian users in 6 weeks.

We caught up with Crowley shortly after this announcement to discuss the INQ Cloud Touch, Foursquare’s impressive international growth and where Crowley himself is holding down mayorships. Watch the interview here:

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