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Virtual tracking fosters real-life connections

Rakiesha Chase said Foursquare helps “put a face to a name’’ of Web contacts. Rakiesha Chase said Foursquare helps “put a face to a name’’ of Web contacts. (Essdras M Suarez/Globe Staff)
By Beth Teitell
Globe Correspondent / October 21, 2010

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Maynard resident Carissa O’Brien is a mother, president of a small communications company, and occasional soccer player, but she isn’t a celebrity, not even in the age of famous dog groomers. Even so, strangers often recognize her. (Full article: 939 words)

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