When you become the mayor of a place in Swarm, you not only get a snazzy title, you get a crown sticker to brag to all of your friends! If you and a couple friends have been checking in to a place, the person who has been there the most lately will be mayor.
A mayor is based on the most days with check-ins in the past 60 days. It is possible to have more check-ins overall, but fewer check-ins over the past 60 days (Only one check-in per day counts!). Only users who have legit check-ins can become mayor. Rapid-fire check-ins, drive-by check-ins, and fake check-ins will not count. Please also be sure to upload a profile photo to your account in order to become mayor!
Competition for mayor begins once you and your friend become friends on Swarm and have checked in to the same place at least once. If you are already friends upon installing Swarm, competition will begin when you and your friend have checked in to the same place at least once.
Keep in mind that multiple friends can be a mayor of the same place. For example, if you are friends with John and Mike, but John and Mike are not friends with each other, it’s possible that you will see both John and Mike as the mayor of the same place.
Please also note that checking in via m.foursquare.com or m.swarmapp.com will not count towards the mayor tally.
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