[cnn-photo-caption image=http://i2.cdn.turner.com/cnn/2009/images/08/21/art.twitter.cnn.jpg caption="Mashable's Pete Cashmore says he thinks location-based mobile startup Foursquare will be the Twitter of 2010."]
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As 2009 draws to a close, with Twitter undoubtedly this year's media darling and Facebook continuing on its path to global domination, you may wonder which social-media service will become tech's poster boy in 2010.
Among the Web's early adopter set, the answer is nearly unanimous: Foursquare.
While the technology landscape is ever-changing, I'd argue that Foursquare already has aligned itself to become next year's mainstream hit.
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