Description

Gives details about a tip, including which users (especially friends) have marked the tip to-do.


Request

GET https://api.foursquare.com/v2/tips/TIP_ID


Authentication

User or userless authentication.


Parameters

Name Example Description
TIP_ID 111XXXYY222 required ID of tip to retrieve

Response Fields

Field Description
id A unique identifier for this tip.
text The actual tip.
createdAt Seconds since epoch when their tip was created.
canonicalUrl URL of the tip.
photo If present, details of the photo associated with this tip.
user User that created this tip.
venue Compact venue object this tip is for.
lang Language of that the tip is written in.
saves Count of users who have saved this tip.
likes Count of users who have liked this tip.

Response

{
  "meta": {
    "code": 200,
    "requestId": "59cea5346329fb6b767fab2a4f7"
  },
  "response": {
    "tip": {
      "id": "53bc46b7498e355aed38c696",
      "createdAt": 1404847799,
      "text": "Rooftop boozy brunch in Lower East Side. Can't drink all day unless you start in the morning!",
      "type": "user",
      "canonicalUrl": "https://foursquare.com/item/53bc46b7498e355aed38c696",
      "lang": "en",
      "likes": {
        "count": 7,
        "groups": []
      },
      "user": {
        "id": "123456",
        "firstName": "Drizzy",
        "type": "user"
      },
      "saves": {
        "count": 1,
        "groups": [],
        "summary": "1 Save"
      },
      "venue": {
        "id": "4cbcafab035d236aebebe64e",
        "name": "Hotel Chantelle",
        "location": {
          "address": "92 Ludlow St",
          "crossStreet": "btwn Delancey & Broome St",
          "lat": 40.71855465714273,
          "lng": -73.98899737888202
        },
        "verified": true,
        "stats": {
          "checkinsCount": 34257,
          "usersCount": 20889,
          "tipCount": 231
        },
        "url": "http://hotelchantelle.com",
        "price": {
          "tier": 3,
          "message": "Expensive",
          "currency": "$"
        },
        "venuePage": {
          "id": "72046848"
        }
      }
    }
  }
}