How about a FourSquare badge for helping out in your community? A badge for shopping and spending within a needed section of town? One for supporting newly opened businesses or one of for volunteering? Social media and the current fervor of its users should ought to be able to be channeled to support worthy causes, not just hitting the most bars or becoming the mayor of your favorite restaurant. It is these kinds of applications that will help to raise social media’s image and demonstrate how social media can be utilized to create temporary communities that can make a difference.