We informed you last Wednesday that Google Updated its Google maps for Android with Minor Bugs Fixed, but Google had sneaked in a very pleasant surprise. Lattitude check-ins now earn you points, which affect your social score in a Google+ leaderboard.
Competition is usually affected when Google releases new services. If possible, we try to stick to Google products, as they work seamlessly with the Android operating system. This service is much to the likes of a popular social check-in network called href=”http://www.foursquare.com/” rel=”homepage” target=”_blank” title=”Foursquare”>Foursquare.
Source: Android World