Google’s lame Twitter/Facebook rival, Google Buzz, also includes a feature aimed at disrupting mobile “check-in” apps like Foursquare, Gowalla, Loopt, and others.
The irony: Google bought, owned, neglected, and shut down the predecessor to Foursquare, called Dodgeball. Now that “checking in” is en vogue, Google is bringing the feature back.
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