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Factual Presents at UCLA

One of our great platform partners, The Trade Desk, approached me on behalf of shared client - Mike Margolin @ RPA, who teaches a Digital Advertising class at UCLA Extension and was looking for guest speakers a few weeks back. The opportunity was not only a great way to connect with students, but also allowed me...

Data Snap: Donut Forget the Data

On National Donut Day, it only seems fitting to tell a sweet data story. Growing up in a Boston suburb, birthdays were uncompromisingly accompanied by the two dozen Dunkin’ Donuts “Munchkins” brought to school to share with the class. Every Saturday after soccer games, headers and corner kicks were rewarded with Dunkin’s creme filling and chocolate...

Factual and Facebook Expand Location Data Partnership

We are proud to announce that we are expanding our partnership with Facebook. This past August we announced that Facebook would be using our Global Places data to improve the quality of their data in the United States. This expanded partnership covers additional countries in EMEA, LATAM, and APAC. The data is used across many features...

A Year in Data - 2015 Review

2015 was a big year here at Factual, and of course we’re talking about the data. We’re obsessed with keeping our Global Places accurate and fresh, and believe it shows in the millions of data updates we made in 2015.

Changes in our Global Places Data – Q4 2015

When the world changes, Factual changes with it. That’s why we made millions of updates to our Global Places in Q4 of 2015. Since our last report, we’ve added 3.4 million new places, removed 1.4 million businesses no longer in operation, and updated at least one field1 in 3 million places for the 11 countries below....