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Enriching More Customer Data: Pilgrim SDK now Integrated with Segment

Feb 06, 2020

Integrating with mobile marketing automation tools and customer data platforms are two of the primary ways our enterprise customers realize more value from utilizing our SDK, Pilgrim, in their mobile ...

Engineering  |  Article

How Foursquare Data Science Balances Practicality and Rigor

Feb 05, 2020

When building quantitative systems that drive commercial value, pragmatism and innovation are not in conflict with one another....

Data & Tech  |  Case Study

Reality Games Builds Geoaware Apps with Foursquare

Dec 20, 2019

Reality Games taps Foursquare Places to increase audience engagement in their upcoming trading app....

Data & Tech  |  Case Study

Beer Discovery App Untappd Maps Brew Locations For Users

Dec 20, 2019

Untappd partners with Foursquare Places to power its beer discovery app....

Data & Tech  |  Article

How Location Intelligence Leads to Powerful Data Solutions

Dec 17, 2019

Companies, feeling an increased need to better understand the behaviors of their customers, are turning to data solutions based on real-world foot traffic movements. Described as Data-as-a-Service (Da...

Data & Tech  |  Article

History of Pilgrim SDK

Dec 10, 2019

Learn about the evolution of Foursquare’s superpower—Pilgrim SDK—and how leading companies and independent developers use our SDK to create location-based, contextually-aware app experiences for their...

Company News  |  Article

David Shim Takes On New Role As Foursquare's CEO

Dec 06, 2019

Today, the Board of Directors of Foursquare announced the appointment of David Shim as Chief Executive Officer and Member of the Board....

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We Have A Winner!

Dec 03, 2019

AsylumConnect, a tech nonprofit that connects persecuted and marginalized LGBTQ+ people with safe services and support, is named the winner of Foursquare’s second-annual Foursquare for Good program....

Data & Tech  |  Article

The Difference Between CDPs, DMPs and CRM Systems

Nov 15, 2019

At first glance, Customer Data Platforms (CDPs) appear to be the same as Customer Relationship Management (CRMs) platforms and Data Management Platforms (DMPs). With so many options to choose from, an...

Data & Tech  |  Article

Q&A with Foursquare: How Pilgrim SDK Drives User Engagement for Entertainment Apps

Nov 14, 2019

From the rise of streaming services to the success of social media video solutions, entertainment apps continue to gain popularity. However, it's no longer enough to just design a cool app. It must ha...

Data & Tech  |  Article

Location Data At Your Fingertips: Foursquare Is the Preferred Location Launch Partner for the AWS Data Exchange

Nov 13, 2019

The rise of the self-service technology market has made it more important than ever for companies to easily get the data they need to make critical decisions; however, access to high-quality, trusted ...

Company News  |  Article

Jeff Glueck Takes His Op-Ed on The Road

Nov 11, 2019

Over the past two weeks, Foursquare CEO Jeff Glueck has taken the message of his New York Times op-ed on the road, appearing at two major conferences: WSJ Tech Live and Bloomberg’s “Sooner Than You Th...

Data & Tech  |  Article

Q&A with Foursquare: Improving Communications with Pilgrim SDK

Nov 06, 2019

From helping travelers navigate the bustling markets of Seoul, to suggesting nearby activities for users to wait out the rain, Foursquare’s Pilgrim SDK provides virtually limitless opportunities for d...

Data & Tech  |  Article

Q&A with Foursquare: Building Cool AR Apps with Pilgrim SDK

Oct 30, 2019

If you're not familiar with the comic book heroes Superman and Superwoman, one of their coolest powers is their enhanced human ability. In the not-too-distant future, location-based augmented reality ...

Community  |  Article

Community Spotlight: David Abarca Cervera

Oct 29, 2019

Dia de los Muertos or Day of the Dead, is the holiday depicted in award-winning animated film, “Coco,” where a young boy goes searching for his family roots while serenading the audience with some tea...

Company News  |  Article

Top Takeaways and Highlights from the Grace Hopper Celebration

Oct 24, 2019

The Grace Hopper Celebration brings together talented women in the areas of data and technology, from all over the world, for a 4-day conference filled with inspiring panels, presentations, mentoring ...

Data & Tech  |  Report

Evaluating Location SDKs: A Primer for App Developers

Oct 24, 2019

With so many location technologies available, how is an app developer able to choose what location services to use and the associated SDKs to integrate? We've prepared this guide to help you make tha...

Data & Tech  |  Article

Q&A with Foursquare: Creating a Games App with Pilgrim SDK

Oct 23, 2019

Foursquare's Pilgrim SDK provides opportunities that extend even beyond building apps that leverage Foursquare's geolocation engine. We caught up with Alicia, a graphic designer at Foursquare, to lear...

Data & Tech  |  Article

Q&A with Foursquare: Building a Lifestyle App with Pilgrim SDK

Oct 17, 2019

The success of Foursquare's Pilgrim SDK shows that there are many more ways that you can construct meaningful bridges between digital spaces and physical places.  Consider how the shopping and dining ...

Company News  |  Article

The Location Tech Industry Needs Regulation

Oct 16, 2019

Earlier today, the New York Times published an op-ed I wrote explaining why Foursquare believes the location technology industry needs regulation and why, as Foursquare CEO and a representative of our...

Data & Tech  |  Report

How To Get the Most Out of Pilgrim SDK

Oct 15, 2019

Pilgrim SDK—the location SDK embedded in our own products like Foursquare City Guide, the explore app, and the life-logging app Swarm—helps companies develop a nuanced understanding of who their users...

Data & Tech  |  Article

Why Next Gen OOH Is Taking Off

Oct 14, 2019

In an era of online media, marketers are rediscovering the value and effectiveness of out-of-home (OOH) and leveraging this traditional medium in new and exciting ways. The big takeaway: OOH works—and...

Data & Tech  |  Article

What Makes for Platinum-Grade User Consent Notifications?

Oct 10, 2019

Today, location privacy tools hit the market almost daily—whether it’s iOS 13 and its expanded notification screen, Google’s incognito modeauto-delete feature, or AndroidQ—proof that even if Congress ...

Data & Tech  |  Article

Q&A with Foursquare: Building a "Great Outdoors" App with Pilgrim SDK

Oct 08, 2019

What makes Foursquare's Pilgrim SDK special is its ability to help app users discover new and exciting places around the globe. From the ancient archaeological sites of Chiclayo to the best bites in T...

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