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Swarm app review: make new friends with people who reside in your area

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Introduction

It is always good to interact with your neighbors and people who live around you in order to gain insights on upcoming events and even expand your network. Swarm is a cool social nightlife app developed by Foursquare Labs, Inc. to help user connect and interact with each other more conveniently. It is compatible with iPhone and iPad devices. Currently, it is available in a number of languages such as Russian, Spanish, Turkish, Thai, English, Catalan, German, French, Japanese, Italian, Korean, Portuguese, and Indonesian.

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Swarm — by Foursquare

Free

Get to Meet Friends residing in your Area Using your iPhone

Swarm is an advanced iOS application that you can use to interact with people who live around your town or residential area as well as meet new friends. Since its introduction into App Store, it has generated thousands of downloads and reviews from all across the globe.

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Once you download and open the app, it will use GPS to know your specific location and that of other users who are around you. For instance, you will get a comprehensive list of users who are 500 feet from your location. To interact with them, just click on any of the profiles displayed, read their details, and if you would want to meet them send them a personal message for free.

One of the benefits of using this application is that it will save you money that you would have spent on call and SMS charges. 

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Best Features

Its ability to accurate locate the specific location of users is one of the major attributes that give it an upper hand in the market. To give you a clear perspective of the location of the users, the app is programmed to generate an accurate geographical map. You can actually use this map as a guide when driving to meet a friend or colleague.

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The developers have also invested a lot of time and resources to ensure that the app does not compromise efficiency of your device’s battery. However, it is recommendable to switch of GPS when you are not using it to conserve power and increase battery life.

The interface is extremely easy to navigate so no prior skills or experience is required. As a matter of fact, you can download and start using it immediately. You can also create a group and invite all your family members or colleagues for a chat.

Swarm also allows users to share your daily activities with friends using free stickers. In addition, you can change your location when traveling in seconds.

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Swarm — by Foursquare

Free

Pros and Cons

Pros

  • Generates clear maps to show you the location of each user
  • Ability to create a group and invite friends, colleagues, and even family members for a chat
  • Send unlimited messages

Cons

  • Your device has to be connected to the Internet
  • It is not possible to make calls from the app, just send messages

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Final Thoughts

Swarm is a great app that you can use to interact with friends and family members and to meet new people. It can also be a handy nightlife app if you choose to use it for that purpose. 

Swarm — by Foursquare

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Cherry is a hard-working writer and an aspiring web designer who can't go a day without using her favorite apps. She's always on the lookout for new apps and enjoys discovering ones that others have overlooked.