Two new developments launched this week will give restaurants more direct control over their online offers through social media platforms. Location-based pioneer Foursquare launched Foursquare 3.0, which includes its “Explore” capability that recommends places to try based on users’ check-in history. At the same time, Social-media consultancy SocialGrub rolled out its Facebook application designed to eliminate fraudulent offers by embedding customer photos and unique codes ...

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