Citysearch Launches New App for iOS with Focus on Expert Content New Citysearch Guides Prominently Featured Alongside Best of Citysearch
WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Feb. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Citysearch, the leading online local guide and an operating business of IAC (Nasdaq: IACI), today announced the launch of its all-new Citysearch app for iOS. The new Citysearch iOS app gives users faster access to expert advice helping them make quicker and more informed decisions about where to shop, eat, relax and other services. The new app is currently available in the Apple App Store.
New features include:
New Expert Content Features: With new one-tap access, users can read newly launched Guides by Citysearch, highly visual lists built by Citysearch's expert scouts and users (see release for more details), and Citysearch's New and Notable, marquee content about new and noteworthy businesses in top cities across the U.S. In addition, users can easily access restaurants and other businesses awarded Best of Citysearch, the annual crowd-sourced Academy Awards of local businesses.
Redesigned UI: The new user interface features improved search functionality, richer business profiles, one-click city searching and a completely redesigned look. With improved photo uploading capability and easy filtering, the new Citysearch iOS app makes it easier to share your favorite local businesses while giving you the tools to discover the best local businesses while on the go.
"Whether you're in a new neighborhood in your home town or traveling, having access to trusted local business information on your mobile device is more critical than ever," said Harpreet Ahluwalia, Senior Director of Product, Citysearch. "With quick tips from in-the-know experts and a more visual and intuitive layout, the new Citysearch Mobile makes it easier than ever to find a business anywhere."
The new app is fully iOS 6.0 compatible. For more information or to download the new app, visit https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/citysearch/id298458698?mt=8.
Citysearch is the leading online local guide that enables consumers to stay connected with access to neighborhood restaurants, bars, shopping, beauty and professional services across every zipcode in the US. When you are on the road, Citysearch offers mobile applications for iPhone, iPad, BlackBerry, Android and Palm. Citysearch is a property of CityGrid Media, the online media company that connects web and mobile publishers with local advertising organizations by linking them through CityGrid®, its local content and advertising network. CityGrid Media is an operating business of IAC (NASDAQ: IACI). For more information, visit www.citysearch.com
Brandi Willard for Citysearch