- Associated Press - Monday, December 20, 2010

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Foursquare, a popular location-sharing service for smart phones, will soon let users comment on where their friends check in and upload photos linked to places visited.

Only your friends on Foursquare and friends of your friends will be able to view comments.

Photos uploaded with check-ins will be viewable by your Foursquare friends and on other social networks where you already share your Foursquare data. Photos linked with tips or locations will visible to all Foursquare users.

Foursquare is rolling out the features in an updated app for Apple Inc.’s iPhone on Monday, and for smart phones running Google Inc.’s Android operating software next week.

Foursquare allows users to check in anywhere they go and see where their friends are hanging out. Users earn virtual badges as rewards.

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