Although the company hasn’t officially launched a competition against Foursquare, we can’t help but notice the similarities. Unless Google plans to reward people with a crown, Foursquare may still have the upper hand when it comes to brand involvement.
Currently not everyone has access to Leaderboard. Google hasn’t shared more information about when the feature will be made available to everyone.
Jennifer Beese: Jennifer Beese has worked as a community manager and social media strategist. When she’s not writing, you can find her studying anatomy and physiology—she literally has a skeleton in her closet—or under the stars with her telescope.