buzzd Announces World-First Real-Time City Guide Now Available from iTunes Store
(NEW YORK) – October 1, 2009 – buzzd, the real-time social city guide for your mobile device, is now available for the iPhone and iPod touch.
Available now in the iTunes Store and at http://www.buzzd.com, the application features the “buzzmeter” – a real-time measure of activity at popular bars, restaurants and nightclubs in your city.
buzzd’s dynamic buzzmeter ranking algorithm provides the ultimate inside view of the hottest nightspots, restaurants, concerts and other buzz-worthy events near you.
The buzzd network aggregates activity from Twitter, buzzd, and other real-time sources to present activity at more than 1.5 million venues across the US and Canada.
“We believe this iPhone app represents a world first – a totally-dynamic, real-time city guide” said buzzd CEO and Co-founder Nihal Mehta. “Our innovative technology platform provides unprecedented context and relevance to the thousands of real-time updates posted every second.”
With buzzd you can:
Discover the most buzz-worthy venues in your area organized by the level of buzz or distance from your precise location.
See who’s at your favorite spots and be in the know before you go.
Post a buzz when you’re out having fun and share with Twitter and Facebook friends letting them know what you’re up to and where to meet up.
Search for a particular place in an area of your city, e.g. ‘Chinese’ restaurants in ‘Los Angeles’. You’ll see all matching venues sorted by real-time activity.
Click the “star icon” for real-time activity at featured venues in buzzd top 20 cities.
Already a popular app for the BlackBerry, buzzd is also currently a featured app in BlackBerry’s AppWorld (http://appworld.blackberry.com/webstore/content/1865) and as high as the 3rd most popular download in store with over 350,000 downloads since May 2009.
buzzd works everywhere in the US, Canada and UK but is especially optimized for New York City, San Francisco, CA; Los Angeles, CA; Miami, FL; Chicago, IL; Toronto, ON; Boston, MA; San Jose, CA, Las Vegas, NV, Philadelphia, PA, Washington, DC, Austin, TX, Brooklyn, NY, San Diego, CA; Seattle, WA; Dallas, TX; Denver, CO; Atlanta, GA; Montreal, QC; Vancouver, BC; and New Orleans, LA.
buzzd (http://buzzd.com/m) is a real-time social cityguide for your mobile device. buzzd answers the question, “What’s going on around me right now? ™” by allowing consumers to get up-to-the minute information on what’s happening at any venue, rate events and connect with friends and other people in the area.
buzzd partners with carriers and content providers such as AT&T, metroPCS, T-Mobile, Verizon, Virgin Mobile, Citysearch, Flavorpill, Twitter, Metromix, ZAGAT and many more. The company is based in New York City and backed by Monitor Ventures, Greycroft Partners, Blackberry Partners Fund, and Qualcomm Ventures. The company was founded by Nihal Mehta and Deepen Shah from ipsh!, the first mobile marketing agency in the U.S. which was acquired by Omnicom Group in 2005.
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