Foursquare Starts Selling All That Data

Maps a business plan by charging developers

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Foursquare is charging its largest Web partners for use of its location data, which a number of apps and Web services use for mapping needs. The New York tech company has tens of thousands of developers accessing its network daily, and the heaviest users pay if they pass a certain threshold, according to sources.

Developer fees represent a new revenue generator for the company, which has been trying to build an advertising business and broaden its audience. It

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