No, Foursquare technically didn’t kill “Lists” in its latest update.
But the feature, a favorite among power users, will relaunch “in a big way,” according to Foursquare chief Dennis Crowley.
The Lists feature, which enabled users to save and categorize their favorite places, is buried a few levels deep into a menu (Profile > Saved > Lists) following Foursquare’s relaunch on Wednesday. Lists was apparently hidden well enough that quite a few users on Twitter believed it had been completely eradicated.
In response to complaints, Crowley wrote that “Lists [are] coming back in a big way in future, just not yet. Sadly, they’ve been a 1% user feature.” In a separate comment, Crowley said Foursquare will bring the feature back “soonish,” “in a new/reinvented way.”
VentureBeat has reached out to Foursquare for additional comment on the matter and will update this story when we hear back.
— Dennis Crowley (@dens) August 6, 2014
VentureBeatVentureBeat's mission is to be a digital town square for technical decision-makers to gain knowledge about transformative technology and transact. Our site delivers essential information on data technologies and strategies to guide you as you lead your organizations. We invite you to become a member of our community, to access:
- up-to-date information on the subjects of interest to you
- our newsletters
- gated thought-leader content and discounted access to our prized events, such as Transform 2021: Learn More
- networking features, and more