Foursquare’s most recent redesign has shown the world that it’s growing up. The NY-based company’s beautiful update consists of a simplified layout, quicker interface, less emphasis on its check-in game appeal, and proof that it is quickly becoming a standalone social network and recommendation engine.
Check out the redesign below:
In addition to a 3-tab menu (reduced from 5), Foursquare’s new profile layout is full of glorious tiles and design beauty.
New profiles also include recent activity which features recent ‘likes’ of venues and a list recent check-ins (which friends can now ‘like’ in addition to comment on)
The next part of the redesign is the prominently featured ‘Explore’ tab, which now includes a map, list of venues, specials, and more:
Even better, business owners can now manage their venue’s Foursquare page more effectively, adding store hours, menus, and more:
With this redesign, Foursquare will become a formidable competitor to the likes of Yelp, Google Places, and perhaps one day mobile payment companies like Square and Pay With Square.
What do you think of the new design?