How to: Get the most out of Foursquare Places

  • September 25, 2019

A guide to how you can build engaging app experiences using location data

Emmanuel Unsplash

From bakeries in Bangkok to pizzerias in Pittsburgh, Foursquare knows places best. Since our founding in 2009, we’ve built the most sophisticated platform for understanding where people go. Now, we’re arming developers and product leaders like you with this key technology.

Foursquare is proud to make Places available to you—developers and enterprise leaders —to bring an enhanced understanding of the real world to your platform.


  • An introduction to Places
  • Best practices for using our global venue database
  • Case studies of how some of our partners have successfully implemented our data