Price: free Download on the App Store
There is no shortage of recommendation and social sharing apps in the app store. If you want to recommend your favorite TV show, that new restaurant you tried last night, or your playlist for running, there’s an app for that. The problem with all of these apps is that most of them are specific to a single genre (i.e. Spotify for music). LoveThis - Recommendation with Friends is the best way to share all your recommendations with one app. You can recommend anything and discuss your recommendations with anyone using the LoveThis app.
With its simple, easy to use layout, LoveThis will let you share your recommendations without navigating through too many menus. To get started, you can sign up using your email address or your Facebook account. Once you’ve signed in to the LoveThis app, you will be greeted by a screen that will allow you to Give a Recommendation or Find Friends using Facebook or e-mail.
If you want to start off by giving a recommendation, you will be asked to choose a type of recommendation. The categories available are: restaurants & cafes, pubs & bars, hotels & accommodation, activities & places, shops, products, books & reading, movies & TV, music & listening, apps & games and services & tradesmen. Once you’ve selected a category, you fill out the title of your recommendation followed by an optional description. If it’s relevant, you can also add the location for your recommendation. Voila - your recommendation is complete! Simple enough, isn't it?
If you love giving recommendations, and want to know what your friends think about topic without any extra frills and complicated menus, LoveThis - Recommendation with Friends is the perfect app for you. Once you’ve signed up for it, encourage your friends to sign up so that there are more recommendations in your collection. The fantastic thing about LoveThis is that you can post your recommendation to a friend’s Facebook wall or e-mail your recommendations to your friends that don’t check their Facebook often. If you're like me, you may have the name of that new restaurant your friend recommended to you weeks ago on the tip of your tongue. You won't have to go through emails or text messages to remember. Just log in to your LoveThis app and you'll find it under your received recommendations.
Released on April 12, 2012, LoveThis is compatible with all iDevices running iOS 4 or later. You can follow the LoveThis team on Twitter.