Foursquare reaches a monumental one billion check-ins

bitshare:

A million check-ins isn’t cool. You know what’s cool? A billion. That is what Foursquare is saying as they just reached over a billion check-ins with their location based service. That is one heck of a lot of people checking in.

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Foursquare’s 1 Million Milestone

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sunfoundation:

Interactive map of the internet’s underwater paths

Ever wondered how your email can cross the vastness of the ocean and be delivered almost instantly, anywhere in the world? It’s all down to a network of fibre-optic cables that link up the continents and transmit terabits of data every second.

Yes, yes I always did wonder about this. —Wright

#Communication across oceans.