Personalized travel guides created from locals’ Instagrams
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We've already seen travel recommendations inspired by social media trends in the form of SuggestMe, but now a new app from Sweden's Stockholm Arlanda Airport — Local's Guide — is using real-time updates by city residents on the photo-sharing platform to enable visitors to discover new locations through a personalized travel guide. Currently available for tourists heading to one of ten global cities — Amsterdam, Bangkok, Barcelona, Copenhagen, Dubai, London, New York, Paris, Prague and Rome — the app uses open Instagram feeds to collect live photos being taken by locals in each city. Each photo comes with a geotag,…
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