Social discovery app Banjo reached the one million-user milestone, its developer announced today. With Banjo, smartphone users can get the pulse of what is happening nearby on Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare, Instagram, and other networks.
This is a very competitive space, with apps like Sonar, Localmind, uberlife, and others competing for users’ attention.
Banjo and its competitors promise to unify one’s social networks into a real-time, location-based feed that creates deeper social interaction. In our original review, we noted that Banjo was a great tool for those that want to find out if their friends are nearby or feel they may be missing too many connections amidst the bustle of life in a city.
According to Banjo’s release, the app has been put into use by news organizations, such as CNN, to crowdsource coverage of breaking events.
Banjo is a free app available for iPhone and Android.