Foursquare App Lets You Phone Home To Mom When You Check-In

#mom sends an automated call or text and a personalized message when you check-in.

Parenting is moving into the world of social media with the launch of a helpful new service from Foursquare called #mom. The service provides a simple and fun way for people to let their mom know where they are. After signing up at, you can add #mom to your Foursquare check-in along with a short accompanying message and choose whether to send her an automated call or text.

Foursquare App Phones Home To Mom When You Check-In

Simply enter her phone number and connect to Foursquare and your message will be sent to inform her you’ve landed safely, reached your destination, or just want to say hello. #mom was built by two programmers, Jeff Weinstein and Steve Pike.