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Foursquare Scraper API

Harness Foursquare's rich data with the custom Foursquare Scraper API. Access the latest info from check-ins, reviews, and more. Explore a range of venues globally, from top-rated restaurants to local attractions. With the Foursquare Scraper, you can:

  • Access real-time localized data

  • Get around sophisticated anti-bot systems

  • Utilize JavaScript rendering

*This scraper is part of Web Scraper API

Foursquare Scraper API

How do I scrape data from Foursquare?

To extract information from Foursquare, simply construct a payload incorporating job parameters and the Foursquare website URL. Following this, transmit the request to our API and obtain the outcomes in HTML format.

Harness Foursquare's location-based data to understand local trends, customer preferences, and competition. Make savvy decisions for your business success by leveraging user check-ins, reviews, and activity badges.

See the output example on the right, and visit our documentation to find more details.

{
    "results": [
        {
            "content":"\n\n
            ...
            
\n\n",
"created_at": "2023-11-24 15:33:45",
"updated_at": "2023-11-24 15:33:47",
"page": 1,
"url": "https://foursquare.com/explore?mode=url&near=Detroit%2C%20MI%2C%20United%20States&nearGeoId=72057594042918665",
"job_id": "7135159617994120193",
"status_code": 200
}
]
}

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Professional assistance anytime you need it

Our commitment to client success goes beyond delivering exceptional products. We have a dedicated support team that is always here to assist, delivering proactive guidance and resolving issues promptly.

24/7 support and other handy features

In-depth tutorials

Get up and running with our documentation and demo video.

Proxy management

Access the 102M+ proxy pool to extract data from any worldwide website.

Bulk scraping

Collect data from up to 1000 URLs per batch at once.

Multiple delivery options

Receive results via our API or to your cloud storage bucket (AWS S3 or GCS).

Highly scalable

Easy to integrate, customize & supports a high volume of requests.

24/7 support

Get professional and timely assistance day and night.

Smart scraping with API features

Custom Parser

Custom Parser

Independently write parsing instructions and parse any target effortlessly while using our infrastructure.

  • No need to maintain your own parser

  • Define your own parsing logic with XPath and CSS selectors

  • Collect ready-to-use structured data from Foursquare

Web Crawler

Web Crawler

Discover all pages on Foursquare and fetch data at scale and in real time with Web Crawler feature.

  • Gather only the data you need from target websites

  • Control the crawling scope and tailor the end result

  • Retrieve your results in a specified format

Scheduler

Scheduler

Automate recurring scraping and parsing jobs with the needed frequency by scheduling them with Scheduler feature.

  • Create multiple schedules for different jobs

  • Receive data automatically to your preferred cloud storage

  • Get notifications once each job is done

Foursquare Scraper API pricing

Gather data from Foursquare effortlessly

Regular
Enterprise

Pay only for successful results

Gather highly-localized data

Receive scraping know-how

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Free Trial

0

1 week trial

Limited to 1 user

Micro

49

$2.80 / 1K results

$49 + VAT billed monthly

Starter

99

$2.60 / 1K results

$99 + VAT billed monthly

Advanced

249

$2.40 / 1K results

$249 + VAT billed monthly

Results
5,000

17,500

38,000

104,000

Rate limit
5 requests / s

10 requests / s

15 requests / s

30 requests / s

JavaScript rendering
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Frequently asked questions

What is Foursquare?

Foursquare is a location-based social networking platform that allows users to explore their surroundings, discover new places, and share their experiences with others. It uses GPS technology to provide personalized recommendations based on a user's location and preferences. Users can "check-in" at different locations, leave reviews, and earn badges for their activities. Businesses can also use Foursquare to engage with customers, promote their services, and gain valuable insights into customer behavior.

Is scraping Foursquare legal?

The legality of web scraping, including platforms like Foursquare, largely depends on the terms of service of the specific website, the data being scraped, and the jurisdiction in which you're operating. While web scraping itself isn't illegal, it can become a legal issue if it infringes on copyright, violates privacy, or breaches the website's terms of service. Foursquare, like many other platforms, has specific terms of service that users agree to, which may prohibit scraping. Therefore, it's crucial to review these terms and possibly seek legal advice before proceeding with any web scraping activities.

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