Foursquare Gets Historical

While I’m a techie, technology is not an end in itself. That’s why I’ve been happy to see Foursquare form partnerships like the one it has with the History Channel.

When users check in around various U.S. cities, they can find historical tidbits about their location and unlock the limited edition History Channel badge. “For example,” reads a release from the History Channel, “users in New York who check in to St. Paul’s Chapel will discover George Washington worshipped there on his Inauguration in 1789…