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This article was published on June 1, 2015

You can now hail an Uber straight from the Foursquare app

You can now hail an Uber straight from the Foursquare app Image by: Napier Lopez
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Getting to a restaurant or business from Foursquare is about to get a bit easier – the company has partnered with Button, an app-linking service, to integrate the taxi service into its app.

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When you click the map on a business’ Foursquare page, you’ll see the option to travel there with Uber and be able to select the type of vehicle you prefer.

“Uber was already a Button partner, so Foursquare just had to link to it through the platform.”

It’s a small but useful addition – if you’re looking up a business on Foursquare, there’s a good chance you’ll be going there soon, so the integration helps remove a couple of steps.

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Announcing Button & Foursquare [Button Blog]

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