Expanding our Data in Apple Maps

We are excited to provide Apple with access to and tighter integration with our Global Places data. Places data changes constantly as new businesses open, old businesses close, or businesses change locations or change aspects of themselves. Our data stack is designed to distill down billions of pieces of information from millions of different sources [...]

Factual and Facebook Partner to Improve Location Data Across Facebook

We are thrilled to announce our partnership with Facebook. Facebook will be using our Global Places data, including Restaurants and Hotels extended attributes, in order to help enrich and improve the quality of Facebook’s US places data. This data will be used across many features in Facebook including Facebook Business Pages, places search, Check Ins, [...]

Factual Featured Partner: HowLoud

Have you ever moved into a beautiful new apartment only to discover on your first night that you can hear the roar of every plane that lands at a nearby airport? HowLoud is a service to help save you from this nightmare. We spoke with HowLoud Founder Brendan Farrell about how they’re using data to [...]

Factual Featured Partner: Travefy

Planning a trip, even a small one, can be challenging. Making sure everyone knows where to go, what time to meet, and how much to pay can vex even the most organized individuals. Travefy is a tool available online and on mobile to help assuage the frustrations of planning trips by providing all of the [...]

Factual Featured Partner: TINT

TINT makes it easy for brands to create social hubs in minutes. We spoke with their Head of Product, Lukas Prassinos to learn more. Company Name: TINT Located: San Francisco, CA Partner Since: 2014 Website: www.tintup.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/teamtint Twitter: @tint Instagram: @tint G+ +Tint Your Name and Title: Lukas Prassinos, Head of Product   Q: [...]