Foursquare Data Helps Students Find The Coziest And Quietest Study Spots
Over 200 places to hit the books across US, UK, India and Indonesia.
Even though FourSquare's mission is to help you find food, nightlife, and entertainment, the company recently teamed up with Pearson, a publishing and education company, to help students find the best study spots. The “Inspired Locations of Learning” app uses Foursquare data, and student tips, to track down the most productive places where people hang out.
University students and staff have so far helped Pearson to list over 200 spots at universities in the US, UK, India and Indonesia. As explained by Tom Glover from Pearson, the places people like to study aren't always so obvious: