Are you as addicted to hyperlocal news as we are? Do you have an iPhone or iPad? Then the new Patch App — just selected by Apple in its “Apps We Love” section — is for you, and it’s now available for download from the App Store.
We’ve taken the best of Patch and packed it into a lightning fast, super-clean app that is loaded with features users have told us they want.
With the new Patch iOS App, you can:
- Follow up to 10 Patch towns at once.
- Customize push notifications and emails by Patch, in an easy-to-use dashboard.
- Get all your unread stories in a single queue, to help you stay on top of the latest local happenings.
- Navigate through Patch articles with a “swipe-able” interface.
- Easily share stories to friends via social media or by email and SMS.
- React to Patch stories with emoticons, including our favorite: So Patchy!
- Share stories to your Facebook friends and Twitter followers, or email/SMS to a friend!
- Submit a news tip to your local editor with the click of a button.
We’re adding new features regularly — and working on an Android version too — all with the aim of keeping you in the know about everything happening nearby. Click the link below to download the Patch App now.