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Facebook Catches a Hot Potato
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Last month, rumors emerged that Facebook may have been buying Hot Potato. As Doug Caverly described, "Hot Potato is a check-in service that takes possibilities other than physical locations into account.  Users can, for example, say they’re listening to a particular song or reading a certain novel, not just check in at a concert or a bookstore."

Rumor: Facebook May Get Hands On Hot Potato

Facebook’s hit all sorts of growth records in the last month or so, with its private stock reaching an all-time high ($65 per share) and its user count topping the 500 million mark.  Now, it looks like the organization may expand in another way, as a rumor has it ready to acquire Hot Potato.

Hot Potato is a check-in service that takes possibilities other than physical locations into account.  Users can, for example, say they’re listening to a particular song or reading a certain novel, not just check in at a concert or a bookstore.