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Carnegie Mellon Researchers Create Dynamic View of City Based on Foursquare Check-in Data
May 1, 2012
The millions of "check-ins" generated by Foursquare, the location-based social networking site, can be used to create a dynamic view of a city's workings and character, Carnegie Mellon University researchers say. In contrast to static neighborhood boundaries and dated census figures, these "Livehoods" reflect the ever-changing patterns of city life.
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