The Highlight application
|Platform||iOS and Android|
Highlight is an social networking application for iOS and Android. The application finds nearby users and shows things they have in common with you. The application received a large update which introduced Android support on November 20, 2012.
People can register user profiles with the service by entering their information. They then leave the application running in the background, and it will notify them of people nearby.
Highlight has been critizised for its disclosing of private information to strangers. Highlight requires a connection to both users' Facebook accounts and their location. The difference between Highlight and other services like Foursquare is that it shares information continuously.
- Lawler, Ryan (20 November 2012). "Highlight Launches Android App And New iOS App With Expanded Profiles, "High Fives," And Improved Notifications". Retrieved 13 January 2013.
- Price, Emily (20 November 2012). "Highlight Updates Its iOS App, Finally Comes To Android". Retrieved 13 January 2013.
- Constine, Josh (24 January 2012). "Mobile App Highlight Gives You A 6th Sense About Who’s Nearby". Retrieved 13 January 2013.
- Golijan, Rosa. "Trendy iPhone app 'Highlight' is a privacy nightmare". Retrieved 13 January 2013.
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