Foursquare 10

Your ultimate city guide, in your pocket

#4 Product of the DaySeptember 14, 2016

Reviews

 
  • Olena PereiaslavetsResearcher in Cleveroad
    Pros: 

    Very useful app, especially if you are in a new city

    Cons: 

    not found

    It's very cool that you can see the reviews of the user and friends like the institutions and share your opinion. Functionality is very convenient

    Olena Pereiaslavets has used this product for one year.

Discussion

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Ben Lang@benln · Spoke
Always have and always will love Foursquare, excited to try this version out.
Chris Messina
Hunter
@chrismessina · 🏆 PH Community Member of the Year!
The new Foursquare is much more search centric. Looking pretty hot, especially with the new iOS 10 integrations.
Marcos Ortiz@marcosluis2186 · Co-founder at Capital Latino, LLC
Thanks @chrismessina for sharing this Mobile app gem. Congratulations @dens @MarissaChacko @thetomytom @jcro for this amazing release. It would be nice to see how you approached the new iOS features to make Foursquare so engaging. A comment here is more than welcome to keep the discussion alive. Feel free to invite any iOS developer involved in the project. BTW, you must check it out this amazing post from the great Mixpanel team in their SIgnal blog about iOS 10: https://blog.mixpanel.com/2016/0... and this one from @jxavvy (VP of Engineering at Mixpanel): https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/g...
Marissa Chacko
Maker
@marissa_chacko · Product Manager, Foursquare
@chrismessina Thanks for the hunt : )
Chris Messina
Hunter
@chrismessina · 🏆 PH Community Member of the Year!
@marissa_chacko yeah girl! :)
Adnan Issadeen@kiriappeee · Senior Software Engineer, Cinergix
Curious to know what the makers think of the comparison between foursqaure and Zomato. I love the experience of Foursqaure but for the use case of search, Zomato functions amazingly well. The leg work that's been done to get the menus into the Zomato experience means that when it comes down to actually wanting to check a restaurant out, I'll open Zomato 9 times out 10. When I'm in an unknown part of town, I'll still open Zomato usually. Foursquare has a much more snazzy experience in detecting where I am and notifying, but doesn't have all the information I might want. Maybe the makers don't think of it this way and I'm going in the wrong direction but would love to hear a bit more on this :)
Francisco G@chipalagusma
@kiriappeee I'm with you! I once used both apps but ended up only relying on zomato, mainly because of the prices being right there! some search options were better in foursquare, and recommendations were much better, but somehow I always turned into zomato. Will give it a try with this new update, though
Adam Cooper@adam_cooper1
@kiriappeee check out Wine n dine app better than both of them!
Andrew Ckor@ckor · UI Designer, Nimber
I love the new views. Foursquare looks finally much more fun. I updated the app on iOS 10 and while I'm getting the new splash screen, the app look is still the old. Are you running any AB tests?
Marissa Chacko
Maker
@marissa_chacko · Product Manager, Foursquare
@ckor We are ... sorry you got stuck in the hold back, we are hoping to end the test as soon as possible but you know the drill, got to confirm our #'s : )
Sam Grossberg
Maker
@samgrossberg · Eng @ Foursquare
@ckor Yes, we A/B test pretty much everything at Foursquare. We've been iterating on the new homepage for a few months and testing prototypes internally and doing user research. We have a small holdback for the new home screen to verify its impact on search activity and new user retention (the metrics we're most excited about moving the needle on with this update), and to make sure we didn't hurt any other metrics unexpectedly. As far as the rest of the app, we didn't reskin every single screen because we didn't think that was a good use of our engineering and design time - we wanted to focus on the most important pieces. We've also been doing some of our iteration publicly - the new History Tab, for example, has been released publicly for a few months. We've also been making lots of small but impactful tweaks - for example, if you've visited a place more than 5 times, we'll highlight that on your tip so everyone will know that you're a regular!
christopher lake@chhhris · paterfamilias
Foursquare is #1 my go-to for finding places to eat/booze/caffeinate, especially when traveling or in a new neighborhood. Much preferred over Yelp although I did love Kevin Roses' Oink from back in the day.