Foursquare Graffiti Appears Across College Campuses
As universities digitize the college visit by geotagging points of interest for users navigating via smartphone, many officials are running into issues with those digitally defacing the community space.
As many universities digitize the conventions of the college visit by geotagging points of interest or including history lessons as you navigate campus via smartphone, many officials are running into issues with those defacing the community space.
The Chronicle of Higher Education reports that as an increasing number of colleges and universities go mobile, many users have utilized geo-centric apps such as Foursquare to tag tawdry comments and opinions across campuses:
“Since Foursquare’s debut last year, students have diligently labeled, praised, and, in some cases, profaned college campuses. Take this note, easily Googled, that somebody calling himself Mock Redneck Jr. left at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte: “The library has Free Wi-Fi, Barely Legal girls and a warm place to drop a deuce.”