216,000 Foursquare Users Cared About the Super Bowl

foursq superbowl 216,000 Foursquare Users Cared About the Super BowlMainstream, meet internet: 216,019 people checked in to the Super Bowl last night on Foursquare and posted 338 photos.

The Superbowl appeared as a “Promoted Trending Topic,” an experiment in a new form of advertising for Foursquare. Users who posted their team could get a badge upon checking in (Dens: Packers; Naveen: Steelers).

Foursquare’s international userbase came out to play with people checking in from Japan, China and Thailand; Guangzhou user GummEr 木 is mayor.

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