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REX - Great Recommendations from Friends

By REX Labs, Inc.

Editors’ Choice

This app is only available on the App Store for iOS devices.


At REX, we think the best recommendations come from people you trust.

That's why we built our iOS app to be the easiest way to connect with friends to share your favorite movies, music, books, TV shows, videos, restaurants, bars, travel destinations, and anything else you like.


• Share anything that’s too good to keep to yourself.
• Save posts you want to checkout later in one easy place: the Vault. No more emails to yourself, sticky notes, or screenshots necessary.
• Tap any post to watch, read, download, listen to, purchase or learn more about it. No more dead-ends.
• Explore featured and trending content - or curated collections.
• Use the Map to discover places down the street, or on the other side of the world from friends and experts alike.
• Filter by category. See what you want, when you want.

Welcome to REX.

This app uses background location sparingly to let you know when you're nearby places you've saved. Continued use of GPS running in the background can dramatically decrease battery life.

What's New in Version 2.6.2

Bug fixes and improvements

-- 2.6.1 --

This update adds a new way to browse nearby places in Explore, fixes bugs, and reduces battery usage.

• Explore shows a list of nearby cafes, restaurants, and places. Tap the map to see more or explore other cities.

• Fixed a crash which prevented some users from viewing their Vault.
• Decreased CPU usage when REX is playing audio in the background.

-- 2.6.0 --

• iOS 10 Widget. See and vault recent recommendations from people you follow on your lock screen.
• Suggested people carousel in Explore is a great new way to find new people to follow.

• Filter the suggested post feed by tapping on the title bar.
• Tap the [+] button at the top of Vault categories to search for items to add to your Vault.
• Tap "See more…" to expand text on ReREX's with longer captions. (thanks for the note @rostam :)
• Music posts in feeds now shows "Song" or "Album" as the category name when appropriate.

• Unread activity badge will now clear properly when viewing activity.
• Fixed an issue where Apple Music song previews would fail for songs not available in your region.

-- 2.5.0 --

• iMessage app for sharing anything on REX. Search for and share a place to grab a bite, a podcast to listen to, or a funny video – all without leaving iMessage.
• REX + Apple Music. Connect your Apple Music account and listen to full track preview in REX, and save music directly to your Apple Music library.
• Enhanced notifications. New content notifications show post and profile info for most REX notifications.
• You can now view REX profiles on our beautiful new website. Tap the Share button on any profile page to get a link.

REX is best with friends. If you like it, please consider taking the time to share it with someone or leave a review.

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Customer Reviews

My go-to when I'm looking for recommendations

This app is many things: easy to use, well-designed, fun.

But the best parts are the whip-smart community, the expert curation by the staff, and the intelligent content. When I'm in need of something fresh for my mind - a good film, book, album, thing to see, video to watch, article to read - this is the place I come to.

No one uses it...

I LOVE the idea and concept and sleek design behind this app, but there’s no interaction whatsoever. I just got the app yesterday and I did plenty of things (recommended, followed many ppl, shared things, etc.) and I just opened it before bed... the activity feed or home hasn’t budged as my posts and activity were STILL the only things done on my feed. Probably going to delete it 😏 sorry creators! Idk what happened... just joined too late I guess, but what’s a social media app good for with 0 interaction? 🙁


This is a hidden gem where cool people with great taste come to share their goods. Unearth some great stuff from music, film, articles, podcasts, restaurants, and more from folks with a sense of discernment. Not sure why it's not more popular but maybe that's a good thing. And for chrissakes don't let the advertising brand managers know about it.

REX - Great Recommendations from Friends
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Offers iMessage App for iOS
  • Free
  • Category: Social Networking
  • Updated:
  • Version: 2.6.2
  • Size: 176 MB
  • Language: English
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Rated 12+ for the following:
  • Infrequent/Mild Sexual Content and Nudity
  • Infrequent/Mild Mature/Suggestive Themes
  • Infrequent/Mild Profanity or Crude Humor
  • Infrequent/Mild Alcohol, Tobacco, or Drug Use or References

Compatibility: Requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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