Social media websites like Foursquare, Twitter and FaceBook can be great news resources for journalists. With 4 million checkins recorded just now on Foursquare. Journalists need to find about people and places very fast and with Foursquare they can immediately know who is where doing what.
Foursquare is a social media and mobile application that allows people to connect when they are visiting a particular location. For instance if you are checking into your office or a restaurant and the Foursquare application is installed on your mobile device, you can immediately post your location. This way, if a journalist wants to know what location a person visits the most, all he or she has to do is check that location’s section on the website. Read more on this Mashable article.