Looking for romance? Foursquare suggests you avoid Duluth

Duluth landed on the social media network's list of the ten least romantic cities in the country. It's based on the number of check-ins from places considered romantic. But what does Foursquare know about romance, anyway?
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Duluth landed on the social media network's list of the ten least romantic cities in the country. It's based on the number of check-ins from places considered romantic. But what does Foursquare know about romance, anyway?

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