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Tap here to turn on desktop notifications to get the news sent straight to you. The app aims to make it easier to find and find friends up with friends, yet there could also be downsides to the app precisely because it allows users to check up on each others’ locations–and see when someone is fibbing. This is reportedly what happened recently to one couple. But the skeptic in me is doubting, since he just made his account this month.

Unlike foursquare, ‘Find my Friends’ shares your location with whomever you accept a request from, all of the time. With Foursquare, each check-in is a decision to tell people where you are, while Find My Friends constantly transmits your location whenever it’s turned on, although you can choose to only share your location information for a limited time. Potential creepiness aside, the app has other issues. While it’s advertised as being good for families, only one device per Apple ID can use Find My Friends at a time. Apple ID over multiple devices. We have to choose between sharing calendars, photostream and contacts — and being able to use this app. Expert analysis and commentary to make sense of today’s biggest stories.

Sign up here to have the best stories delivered straight to your inbox. If you buy a brand new iOS 5 device, you no longer have to immediately synch it using a PC. You can now setup and activate your device right on the device and you are ready to go. When it comes time for a software update, users can download the new software releases over-the-air without a PC. I’m trying to set both mine and my wife’s phones up with the “Find Friends” app. I’m guessing my wife would need to have a different ID than mine for Find Friends to work?

This is my first post here, so I apologize if I have this in the wrong place. Can I use Find My Friends on more than one device at a time? You can sign in to and use Find My Friends from any iOS device you own. However, only one device can transmit your location to your followers. You can decide which one by going to the Me tab, tapping Account and choosing your active device. 7 devices, new to ios.

LOLI’m guessing while RJ was typing. I was experimenting with just such a scenario. In short, I did just that. I then launched the “Find My Friends” app and logged in with her new account.

I was then in the app. This is what I did and it works great so far! This is working great for me. You must log in or sign up to reply here. Do you already have an account? No, create an account now. Separate names with a comma.

Please forward this error screen to 196. Maybe our girlfriends are our soulmates and guys are just people to have fun with. Sex and the City creator Candace Bushnell was onto something. Good men are hard to find but it’s even harder to find good female friends. As we move beyond college, away from hometowns and first jobs, meaningful friendships become far and few between. Getting into the friend zone is the goal. BFF feature where women can now swipe right to find besties.

Why can’t a dating app be used for platonic relationships too? I tried Bumble’s BFF app and getting into the friend zone left me feeling totally creepy. Click on the Settings to search for friends. I wanted peers, so I limited age criteria to a few years younger or older than me.

Wow, there are a lot of women looking for friends. The women appear pretty cool. No overt trolls or serial killers. There’s fashion designers, lawyers and artistic, freelance types that want a companion for shopping, cocktails or museum-hopping.