Foursquare Partners With BET For Black History Month

Filed as News on February 4, 2013 3:01 pm

Black History Month Foursquare BadgeLocation based service Foursquare has partnered with TV station BET to celebrate Black History Month.

Using the Foursquare platform users can find 100 places in the United States that hold significance in African-American history.

By checking into well known locations such as the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial in Washington, D.C. and the African American Art & Culture Center in San Francisco, users can unlock the “Say It Loud” badge.

The new badge will be made available all year long, allowing users to show their pride for African American history or just to earn a new badge.

BET is also giving users the chance to have their voices heard, simply use the hashtag #BETBHM during your check-in and BET will display those check-ins on its own geo-location enabled map. 

Users can also submit their own spots to be included by clicking here.

Foursquare has been struggling to gain mass appeal but the social network continues to come up with new ways to increase engagement.

Do you think celebrating black history month on Foursquare is a good social way to show your support?

 

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