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If you're on Foursquare and you like to shop, you'll be excited to hear about Yipit, a new service that analyzes your check-ins and uses them to send you nearby deals. If you're not, here's a brief tutorial: Foursquare gives you points whenever you tell it that you've gone to a bar or restaurant, thereby alerting all of your friends to your nightly carousing and turning your social life into a video game.
Up until now, Foursquare hasn't been shopping-oriented, but Yipit uses its stored knowledge about your general migration patterns to set you up with sales and other deals based on where you tend to hang out. Non-Foursquare users can get it on the location-based fun, too: We plugged in Racked's Bowery HQ as a favorite location and immediately received a newsletter alerting us to Eva New York's 30% off sale.
· Looking for a Local Deal? Go Online [NYT via Choosy Beggar]
· Yipit [Official Site]