By Benjamin Johanson
This app is only available on the App Store for iOS devices.
Get together. Get rewards. bthere is a free iPhone app that combines private group location sharing + chat with an awesome rewards program. bthere is the best way for friends to stay in the loop, while earning rewards for just hanging out.
What’s New in Version 2.0:
- bthere is introducing a new scoring feature that rewards friends for spending time together. Earn points individually and as a group when you and your friends are within 50 feet of each other. Points can be redeemed individually for local deals and special map pins, and circles with high group scores can win festival tickets and special prizes.
- Let everyone in your private circle know where the party is happening with bthere’s new “Drop a Piñata” feature. Create meetups, favorite places and more by dropping a piñata. Get notified when friends in your circle arrive or leave a piñata, and earn 2X or 3X the points when your friends are within 50 feet of a piñata.
App Key Features:
- Geolocation tracking within chosen groups of friends, called “circles.”
- Create permanent private circles or temporary, 24-hour circles, with settings to modify your location permissions.
- Never miss out on earning points with bthere’s proximity-based rewards program that allows you and your friends to automatically earn points just by being within 50 feet of each other.
- Let everyone in your circle know where the party is happening with bthere’s new “Drop a Piñata” feature, and earn 2X or 3X the points when your friends are within 50 feet of a piñata.
- View friends’ battery life status within your circles.
- In-app messaging, with the ability to send images, gifs, and reactions to friends' messages.
- A “Come Get Me” button for urgent situations that notifies everyone in a specific circle.
- Ability to customize your pin on the map to a custom character.
- Continued use of GPS running in the background can dramatically decrease battery life. But don’t worry - we’ve refined our application to minimize the impact!
What's New in Version 2.0.7
Bug fixes and improvements