Foursquare is launching a new Facebook integration that puts a checkin scorecard on Timelines.
The new integration is set to roll out over the next week was recently demoed at a Facebook event in Austin during South by Southwest.
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"Foursquare has obviously already been on Facebook for a while," explains Foursquare project manager Noah Weiss. "What this does is add structure."
Users who connect their Foursquare accounts to their Facebook accounts will see a new Foursquare Timeline module that displays recent checkin activity as well as total checkins and top places for the month.
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It looks like this:
When checkins appear in the Newsfeed, they'll be plotted on a map and include other friends that are checked in at the same location. Here's how that will look:
Photos posted with Foursquare checkins will also get some Facebook exposure. This is how they'll look in the Newsfeed:
Facebook removed its mobile-only checkin feature in August and revamped its location function so that it works more like a tag on status updates, photos or wall posts. The switch makes Facebook less competitive with checkin services like Foursquare and a better platform for such services to integrate with.
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This story originally published on Mashable here.