When I first moved to CO I did some freelance tech consulting in the local music scene. A rite of passage for a lot of the up and coming bands was having their tickets scalped. While this is ultimately a bad thing, it's also a clear indicator of the popularity of the band. 12 years later I'm still working in tech and I've identified a new rite of passage for tech companies. . .getting blocked in China. Again, not really a good thing, but a clear indication of the popularity of your web site, service, or platform. This week Foursquare joined the ranks of Facebook and Google and is now also blocked in China. Read more.
Posted by Matt Laufer at 11:14 AM