Build with Our Contextual Computing Tools

Evolve the way your software interacts with the real world using our comprehensive suite of developer tools.
Foursquare Solutions
Transform Your User Experience
Who's It For:
Developers
Marketers
Analysts
What We Can Do:
Enable location-driven features with global coverage such as geo-tagging, enriched content, and specialized search for the ultimate user experience.
Products Used:
What We Can Do:
Icrease brand engagement and improve retention by delivering real-time, context-aware content wherever your customers are.
Products Used:
What We Can Do:
Develop a better understanding of consumer trends by tracking changes in foot traffic volume and venue popularity scores.
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Industry Overview
Every Business, Every Industry
Just a sample of the many industries we work with. Don't see yours?
SOCIAL NETWORKING
Encourage users to geo-tag photos and videos from your app or website.
TRAVEL & HOSPITALITY
Showcase venues alongside user-generated content like tips and must-dos.
RETAIL BANKING
Deliver personalized, location-based coupons and offers to users on the go.
RETAIL & ECOMMERCE
Send contextually-aware, location-based notifications to users in real-time.
NAVIGATION & TRANSPORT
Empower users to explore the world around them with global places data.
Product Overview
Foursquare Developers
For makers, dreamers, and do-ers.
Places
Our comprehensive global places data is available via Flat File or API.
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Pilgrim SDK
Understand and engage with your users by delivering context-aware experiences in real-time.
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Use Cases
Industry Leaders Trust Foursquare
Touchtunes
TouchTunes relies on Pilgrim SDK by Foursquare to deliver precise, proximity-based, song recommendations to its customers, across their network of 65,000 digital jukeboxes in the US. Users who receive targeted messages are 44% more likely to purchase music credits than users who do not.
Airbnb
The world’s largest community-driven hospitality company relies on the Places API to surface curated photos and other place-related content in users’ guidebooks.
Samsung Bixby
Foursquare’s integration with Samsung showcases an ability to enhance new mobile phone features including AI and AR. Samsung leverages Foursquare’s location technology to power visual search for Bixby—the brand's virtual assistant—by providing contextual location information via the Places Database.
Samsung
Using Foursquare’s database of more than 105 million places, Samsung allows users to geo-tag their photos with detailed info about a destination, while also serving up contextually relevant locations for those who are searching for a place to eat, drink or explore.
Uber
The global ride-hailing giant enables users to search and find the destinations they want to go using our database of 105 million places around the world.
Touchtunes
TouchTunes relies on Pilgrim SDK by Foursquare to deliver precise, proximity-based, song recommendations to its customers, across their network of 65,000 digital jukeboxes in the US. Users who receive targeted messages are 44% more likely to purchase music credits than users who do not.
Airbnb
The world’s largest community-driven hospitality company relies on the Places API to surface curated photos and other place-related content in users’ guidebooks.
Samsung Bixby
Foursquare’s integration with Samsung showcases an ability to enhance new mobile phone features including AI and AR. Samsung leverages Foursquare’s location technology to power visual search for Bixby—the brand's virtual assistant—by providing contextual location information via the Places Database.
Samsung
Using Foursquare’s database of more than 105 million places, Samsung allows users to geo-tag their photos with detailed info about a destination, while also serving up contextually relevant locations for those who are searching for a place to eat, drink or explore.
Uber
The global ride-hailing giant enables users to search and find the destinations they want to go using our database of 105 million places around the world.