By Khurram Aziz email: firstname.lastname@example.org | Jan 01, 2013 09:22 PM EST
In the wake of the Instagram terms of service update debacle, Foursquare has become the latest location-based social networking Web site to introduce broad changes to the way it handles user data. Going forward, Foursquare promises it will display the full name of users every time they "check-in" to a location, as well as give venue owners increased access to users' check-in data.
"This is great for helping store owners identify their customers and give them more personal service or offers," read Foursquare's e-mail, per Tech Crunch. "But a lot of businesses only have time to log in at the end of the day to look at it. So, with this change, we're going to be showing them more of those recent check-ins, instead of just three hours worth."