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Meanwhile, one floor upstairs from Racked HQ, the folks at Foursquare have been busy building shopping partnerships with companies including LivingSocial, Gilt City, Zozi, BuyWithMe, and AT&T Interactive. Now, instead of just seeing Foursquare-exclusive specials when you check in wherever/whenever you're out and about, you can also scope out money-saving deals that are tailored to suit you.
"We now run all Specials through our personalized Explore tab," says the Foursquare blog announcement. "As a result, you only see Specials that are right for you, and you also see why they’re right for you (for instance, if two of your friends have been there)." If you like what you see—say you're out shopping and spot a local discount on a spa treatment or a deal at a hot new restaurant—you can snap up the money-saving offer and use it right away, without ever leaving the Foursquare app.
· Expanding the Foursquare specials platform to more partners [Foursquare]