Foursquare Privacy Basics: 5 Tips to 'Secure' Your Check-Ins

By , CIO |  Security, Foursquare, privacy

One easy way to avoid visits from folks you'd rather not see is to simply check in to venues while on your way out. You'll want to make sure you're still close enough to your venue of choice after leaving when you check in, or else you risk triggering Foursquare's dreaded "cheating filter." But it's easy to get into the habit of checking in after you've spent time at a location instead of before.

Al Sacco covers Mobile and Wireless for CIO.com. Follow Al on Twitter @ASacco. Follow everything from CIO.com on Twitter @CIOonline. Email Al at ASacco@CIO.com.


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