Banksy Locations is a a new app that tracks the nearest pieces by the infamous street artist. The app can pinpoint all of the pieces in your hood; once tracked, the app can give you directions and supplemental info about the pieces.
Banksy Locations is a brilliant concept because street art -- unlike art in a museum -- is difficult to organize as a unified experience. This app is a must for the street art aficionado and the uninitiated alike.
Implications - Consumers are increasingly looking to technological tools that will enable a greater connection with the world around them. The massive popularity of a check-in services like Foursquare is a prime example of this tendency. Companies finds ways to encourage new a distinct way of connecting their consumers to the world around them.
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