social networks, social networking, local search, twitter, foursquareApple is in talks with Foursquare about using its local data to improve its maps application, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal.

The company is reportedly talking to several local services companies in hopes of improving its poorly received maps application and integrating more local services into its mobile products.

Apple already gets its local reviews and listings from companies such as Yelp.

The Foursquare talks involve Apple senior vice president Eddie Cue, the Journal reports. Cue’s tweeted Foursquare check-in first raised questions about a possible deal.