Swarm turns your verify-in historical past into an in depth lifelog

By bringing again mayorships, leaderboards and different options that make day by day a brand new degree in a single huge recreation, Swarm is now kind of what Foursquare as soon as was. However with the discharge of Swarm four.zero right now, the examine-in app is increasing additional past the quick gratification of cash and titles. The replace locations a larger emphasis on the lifelogging elements of Swarm, utilizing verify-in knowledge to construct a richer historical past of what you and your mates have been as much as. This begins with a redesigned profile tab highlighting examine-ins, streaks and any photographs posted whereas out and about.

Inside the new profile tab, you possibly can simply see the go to streaks you’ve got earned, and you will now discover numerical and graphical breakdowns of prime examine-in spots (similar to gyms, espresso outlets and bars). These present the place you and your mates are likely to spend probably the most time, with each current and all-time data. Additionally, your international examine-in map, which itself has been tweaked to be extra informative, now sits behind your profile image, telling everybody how a lot of a jet-setter you’re. And since Swarm does not need you to overlook out on these all-essential cash and stickers, it’s going to remind you of any skipped verify-ins.

The “Weekly Swarm” is one other new function that updates you on all of the cool stuff your mates have been doing when you’ve been caught at work. This consists of what they have been as much as over the previous seven days, particularly what “well-liked occasions and trending locations” they’ve visited. Better of all, although, it’s going to report again any new or misplaced mayorships and stickers. So when you might not have earned something to brag about that week, no less than you possibly can… console a good friend that is been ousted because the lengthy-time mayor of their native espresso store.

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