Foodspotting Acquires Food Social Network

Foodspotting is a community where people take pictures of food and share it with others. Foodspotting recently announced that they will be acquiring a competitor called The financial details of the acquisition are unknown.

“With a best-in-class iPhone app, awesome integration with the Foursquare API and a number of other exciting moves ahead, Foodspotting will be a great place for the community,” wrote was founded by several current Foursquare employees. can be best described as a “Flickr for food.”

When sharing the food that you eat, users can rate how healthy it is on a scale of 1-100. Foodspotting currently has a user base of about 500,000 people. Foodspotting recently raised $750,000 in funding and has partnerships with Zagat and The Travel Channel.


This article was written by Amit Chowdhry. You can follow me at @amitchowdhry or on Google+ at
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