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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....

Changes in our Global Places Data – Q3 2015

At Factual, we are dedicated to keeping our Global Places data clean and up to date at all times. We are constantly removing closed businesses, adding newly opened ones, and updating businesses that have otherwise changed. Below is a summary of some changes that we’ve made since our last update. In the 11 countries listed here,...

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, and...