• 03.18.10

What Do Michael Dukakis, British Knights, and Hoboken Have in Common?

According to a new site, they’re all like the foursquare wanna-be, Gowalla.

things that are also like gowalla

According to a new Web site, Gowalla is the Crystal Pepsi (or Betamax…or Hydrox Cookies) of the location-based social media applications, which include the more-hyped foursquare. The check-in rivals clashed yet again at this year’s SXSW. This site was created by Attention Media, a social
marketing agency, who understand that if you really feel strongly about something, the only way to truly express it is to create a single-serving Web site–in fact, they even have a post on their blog about the importance of single-serving Web sites.

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Alissa is a design writer for publications like Fast Company, GOOD and Dwell who can most often be found in Los Angeles. She likes to walk, ride the bus, and eat gelato.