Spotsetter was a social search engine that was acquired by Apple Inc. in December 2014,[1] which offered personalized recommendations, such as places to go to.[2] It was designed to use reviews from user's friends and other data, which could help create more social maps.[3]


  1. ^ Smith, Dave. "Apple acquires spotseller". Business Insider. Retrieved 2 December 2014.
  2. ^ McKalin, Vamien. "With Spotsetter, Apple Maps may finally get to beat Google Maps: Here's why". Tech Times. Retrieved 2 December 2014.
  3. ^ Perez, Sarah. "Apple Acquires Spotsetter, A Social Search Engine For Places". Techcrunch. AOL Inc. Retrieved 2 December 2014.