Empirical Observation of User Activities: Check-ins, Venue Photos and Tips in Foursquare

@inproceedings{Yu2014EmpiricalOO,
  title={Empirical Observation of User Activities: Check-ins, Venue Photos and Tips in Foursquare},
  author={Yi Yu and Suhua Tang and Roger Zimmermann and Kiyoharu Aizawa},
  booktitle={WISMM},
  year={2014}
}
Location-based social networking platform (e.g., Foursquare), as a popular scenario of participatory sensing system that collects heterogeneous information (such as tips and photos) of venues from users, has attracted much attention recently. In this paper, we study the distribution of these information and their relationship, based on a large dataset crawled from Foursquare, which consists of 2,728,411 photos, 1,212,136 tips and 148,924,749 check-ins of 190,649 venues, contributed by 508,467… CONTINUE READING