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Integrating Kin With the Live Stream

We are rolling out a major change to the Live Stream today.   We introduced the concepts of the “prop” roughly two years ago. Since then you’ve given almost half a billion props (449,432,170 to be precise) to your fellow

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Introducing Kin

You will soon notice something new has been added to Nearby. We have introduced a new reward system called Kin. We first announced our plans to add Kin to the app a few months ago. In response to the feedback

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Nearby Points are becoming Kin

History of Nearby Points Since its introduction several years ago, Nearby Points has proven to be one of the most successful features that we have launched. Adding a virtual economy to Nearby made many other features possible as well, such

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One Million Monthly Active Users

Nearby Live has reached the one million monthly active user milestone! That means that over a million different users have used Nearby Live over the past 30 days. This is a really huge deal for us, but what really excites

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It’s your data. New Privacy Center Introduced.

Over the past few months a number of high profile hacks of social networks (Tinder, Secret, LinkedIn, AFF, Ashley Madison) have taken place which demonstrated how important it is that users be in control of the data they share.  We strongly

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The Nearby Live Android App Is Released!

It’s official – Nearby Live is now available on Android!  Download the app, or tell your Android owning friends to download it.

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Point System Changes

Points on Nearby Live have evolved a lot since we first introduced them two years ago.  Originally, they were intended to reward users for their activity on Nearby Live and were distributed based on the amount of time spent in

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