It's been awhile since I've seen a new social technology emerge on scene that looked like it had that "explosion potential". The last real time for me was Twitter (and for all you FB apps fans, sorry I don't count Farmville) and that was nearly three years ago.*

But Foursquare is different, because it creates a new take on social networking by through local-based gaming that adds in the elements of GPS tagging along with localized loyalty rewards. As David King also notes, this new technology is worth exploring.

If you haven't explored Foursquare on your own yet, here's a informational slide deck to get you start:

* According to my twitter trail, my start date on Twitter was April 14, 1997

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