In order to help find foursquare community the information they’re looking for right there when needed — the company has launched two new apps that do a bit more to get you that perfect piece of information, using foursquare data in two very different ways, reveals Foursquare.
First, the Quora app can provide more depth and breadth about a place, like the history of a neighborhood. “With this app, you can browse questions about the area you’re exploring, so you can learn more about the history of the area, influential institutions, neighborhood debates, and more,” the company informed.
“Quora is a website where people can share their knowledge about a wide variety of topics, which are organized under questions (like, “What is the origin of General Tso’s Chicken?” or “What are some cultural faux pas in New Jersey?”).”
- Ask questions to get insights from experts
- Write answers to share your knowledge with others
- Keep up with the latest on topics you care about
- Browse topics near you to learn while you’re on the go
- Local tips: What are some unusual, fun things to do in New York City?
- Inside scoop: What is it like to be a screenwriter in Hollywood?
- Life advice: What important life advice are people not generally told about?
- Current events: Why did the stock market drop so rapidly in early August 2011?
- Business info: How much does Netflix spend on postage each year?
The other app Localmind “allows you to send your questions to people who are already there. You can use the network of people using Localmind to find out what specials are still going on at your favorite restaurant, if that ever-elusive wifi at your local coffee shop is back up yet, or if the big party downtown is any fun,” said foursquare.