I have a client that has a business (gym) and he wants to know who checked-in on that location the most weekly on Foursquare so he can give weekly prizes for the user with most check-ins.

I claimed the location on Foursquare but I can't get to that info.

I can see who were the recent users and top users who checked-in. And if I request an email report for a specific week, I see only for every day how many users checked-in, but not who checked-in.

Is there a way to get to that info?

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Venue timeseries data from the Foursquare Merchant API is used for the weekly email summaries which (as you note) only gives aggregate information about visitors (e.g. uniqueVisitors over a given week).

A venue manager is able to get the data for top users over a given period of time through the Venue Stats


In addition to the VENUE_ID parameter you can also give startAt and endAt parameters to get the week you want.

The Venue Stats Response field will include topVisitors:

An array of the top 10 users by check-in count during the time period. Array elements are objects with fields user, a compact user, and checkins, the number of checkins by that user. Does not include users who have opted out of sharing their check-ins with venue managers in their settings.

This way you will be able to see/identify the top users for that week by check-in count .


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