yippt: with Google Latitude Sync, Facebook & Twitter by Flourishworks LLC (Universal)
Released: Jun 8, 2011
Version: 2.0
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yippt: with Google Latitude Sync, Facebook & Twitter

Flourishworks LLC
[ This app is no longer available for download ]

Securely share your location automatically or set up personalized spots which send notifications (aka "yips") to your friends and family when you've arrived or left.

*** Background updating works on any iPod, iPad, or iPhone with multitasking support! ***

We use highly optimized Battery Saving techniques to update your location accurately with very little drain on the battery (ask users of our app Ladidude or check the iTunes Reviews). Users with a cellular antenna will experience the best battery performance.

Key Features:
**Quick & easy sign in with Google, Facebook, or Twitter
**If you were invited by email, Facebook, or Twitter, your friend requests will be waiting for you as soon as you sign in
**See each other on a map
**Set privacy settings per friend
**See the last Spot they visited
**See which social networking friends are part of Yippt
**Add Spots from your Address Book
**View a brief history of where a friend has been
**App Notifications

Automatically (happens in the background) :
*Update your location (as much or as little as you want)
*Sync your location with Google Latitude!
*Notify friends you've entered or exited a Spot
*Receive notifications

App Notifications include:
*Yips from your Friends private Spots
*Yips from a friend entering/exiting one of your Spots
*Friend's who are nearby
*Google/Twitter/Facebook friend signed up with yippt
*Friendship Accepted
*Friendship Requested

Highly Customizable:
*Privacy settings per friend or completely hide all your info with one switch
*Hide/Show your location from everyone or each friend
*Hide/Show your yips from everyone or each friend
*Mute/Unmute notifications from each friend
*Mute/Unmute notifications from each Spot
*Private/Friend Spots, private Spots can only be seen by you
*Rename Spots
*Choose which notifications you care about
*Advanced Location Updating Controls!

Advanced Location Updating Controls:
*When you change cell towers (or move a large distance) yippt gathers a short burst of high accuracy updates before selecting the best one
*Limit the number of updates per minute or every 12 hours
*Force a location update every few minutes or every 24 hours

Yips (entering/exiting a Spot) can be configured to be sent and received as:
*Remote App Notifications
*Google Chat messages

Are your friends using yippt? Link your social network accounts and receive notifications when they do!

Yippt uses industry-standard encryption (SSL) to protect the confidentiality of the information sent to and from our servers. Your information is NOT shared with any 3rd party service unless explicitly stated.

Continued use of GPS running in the background can dramatically decrease battery life.

Have any ideas or suggestions? Let us know:
http://twitter.com/yippt

http://getsatisfaction.com/flourishworks/products/flourishworks_yippt
Our verdict: Good
  • + yippt: with Google Latitude Sync, Facebook & Twitter is a highly rated app (4-star).
  • + The app is free.
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