Foursquare Ups Data Collection With New Feature

Location-based social network Foursquare announced a new feature on August 21 aimed at collecting more business data from users, TechCrunch reported.

Foursquare will now ask users questions about businesses when they check in. The follow-up responses will then be given through the Foursquare app. The media outlet suggested the move was in line with the company's goal of rivaling Yelp's local business data collection.

Read why the company's director of monetization partnerships is confident Foursquare can compete with Yelp here.

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