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Gowalla

Dataset information

Gowalla is a location-based social networking website where users share their locations by checking-in. The friendship network is undirected and was collected using their public API, and consists of 196,591 nodes and 950,327 edges. We have collected a total of 6,442,890 check-ins of these users over the period of Feb. 2009 - Oct. 2010.

Dataset statistics
Nodes 196591
Edges 950327
Nodes in largest WCC 196591 (1.000)
Edges in largest WCC 950327 (1.000)
Nodes in largest SCC 196591 (1.000)
Edges in largest SCC 950327 (1.000)
Average clustering coefficient 0.2367
Number of triangles 2273138
Fraction of closed triangles 0.007952
Diameter (longest shortest path) 14
90-percentile effective diameter 5.7
Check-ins 6,442,890

Source (citation)


Files

File Description
loc-gowalla_edges.txt.gz Friendship network of Gowalla users
loc-gowalla_totalCheckins.txt.gz Time and location information of check-ins made by users

Example of check-in information

[user] [check-in time] [latitude] [longitude] [location id] 196514 2010-07-24T13:45:06Z 53.3648119 -2.2723465833 145064 196514 2010-07-24T13:44:58Z 53.360511233 -2.276369017 1275991 196514 2010-07-24T13:44:46Z 53.3653895945 -2.2754087046 376497 196514 2010-07-24T13:44:38Z 53.3663709833 -2.2700764333 98503 196514 2010-07-24T13:44:26Z 53.3674087524 -2.2783813477 1043431 196514 2010-07-24T13:44:08Z 53.3675663377 -2.278631763 881734 196514 2010-07-24T13:43:18Z 53.3679640626 -2.2792943689 207763 196514 2010-07-24T13:41:10Z 53.364905 -2.270824 1042822