Crowdbeacon: When Quora Meets Yelp

Crowdbeacon: When Quora Meets Yelp
technology

A location-based Q&A application searches Foursquare, Yelp and Wishpond - and lets individuals and businesses respond to your search with real-time recommendations.

Paloma M. Vazquez
  • 1 march 2011

Crowdbeacon is a recently-launched iPhone application that essentially acts as a GPS-based Q&A application. More contextually – let’s say you’re in the West Village for a meeting and need a haircut at a salon that could see you in the next 30 minutes. Posting this ‘beacon’ via the Crowdbeacon app will allow users or businesses to respond to you with answers, and will search local Foursquare, Yelp and Wishpond results. Crowdbeacon aims to merge the Q&A model of Quora with Yelp’s locality.

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