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As Shuttle Flights End, Foursquare Sending One Lucky Check-In to Outer Space

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Dennis Crowley is always saying that the original idea behind Dodgeball and Foursquare was to get people away from their computers. Checking in was a way to influence and encourage real world exploration.

Now Foursquare is partnering with ubiquitous mini-mart 7-11 to send one lucky user on a commercial space flight. The 888,888th person to log their location in front of the Slushee machine will win a free trip to the beyond. Read More