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What Is Foursquare?

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What is Foursquare and How Can It Be Useful to My Group?

Foursquare, found at, is a location-based app that helps users explore the world around them. Foursquare was launched in 2009 and as of December 2014, the company reported it had 45 million registered users. Male and female users are equally represented and also 50 percent of users are outside the US. Support for French, Italian, German, Spanish, and Japanese was added in February 2011. Foursquare is excellent for building recognition for divisions and offices within the College of Charleston.

Check out the College of Charleston’s Foursquare venues.

Using Foursquare

  • The College of Charleston Social Media Team manages all College of Charleston venues. Periodically, we claim new venues that have been created and we maintain all information and tips for College venues.
  • If you would like to add a tip for your office or venue, please contact us.