YOBO

Use Emojis to find & rate places

YOBO wants to reinvent and simplify the classical city-/local guide app by using nothing else than photos πŸ“· emojis πŸ•πŸΊπŸ˜˜ and lot of AI πŸ€– It basically changed the classic rating system using stars ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ into just using emojis πŸ•πŸΊπŸ˜˜ Users share photos of locations and tag these places using up to 3 Emojis.

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3 Reviews5.0/5
I love this because it recommended my old local bar Wohnzimmer 😍
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Tobias Szarowicz
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YOBO App - Ai based local guide - πŸ”œPH
@erd_so Yeah, thatΒ΄s a great one πŸ˜„ https://yobo-app.com/places/5775...
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@tobias_szarowicz It seems very Berlin based right now, London searches didn't return much 😞 I guess it's still WIP?
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Tobias Szarowicz
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YOBO App - Ai based local guide - πŸ”œPH
@erd_so Yes, Berlin is our starting point, but right after Berlin comes London, with roughly 100 something shared Happy Places. Besides that we see in London the highest organic growth by now. At this moment we focus on genuine user generated content to see if people are willing to share pics on our app like they do it on Instagram. Because we are using image recognition to get data about each spot (and translate it into emojis ;) its also the saver way to store these images on our servers, so we can use them to train our personalization AI. Would be awesome if youΒ΄d share some of your Happy Places. Since I know you like Wohnzimmer, I believe youΒ΄ve got a pretty nice taste πŸ˜ƒ
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Tobias Szarowicz
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YOBO App - Ai based local guide - πŸ”œPH
Thx @chrismessina for hunting us ❀️ Hey producthuntersπŸ‘‹ Tobi here, one of the makers of YOBO. Weβ€˜ve build YOBO to make finding, sharing and rating places easy and fun 😜 Would love to hear your Feedback & thoughts πŸ˜‡ Works in Berlin, Hamburg, London, Copenhagen, Amsterdam, NY, LA and Miami πŸ“ We basically think that emojis allows us not only to display all information about places visually - using no text at all - but also to learn better about how our users feel at different places. So we can make these feelings searchable: Use πŸ€— to find something happy, use πŸ’© to find something shitty or hit πŸ• to just get a nice slice of pizza. We think it’s not your friends, nor ratings, nor any local guides which decide on where to go - it’s your personal feelings 😊
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Ralph StenzelCTO, co-founder, advisor, mentor

Super fun to look at emoji clouds and to discover places based on emojis, instead of having to read endless reviews and comments and star ratings.

Pros:

Greatest way to explore and recommend places in a visual way - with emojis !

Cons:

Coverage is still growing, as it depends on community

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Tobias Szarowicz
Maker
YOBO App - Ai based local guide - πŸ”œPH
Thx @ralphstenzel πŸ˜ƒ Working hard on coverage. We use image recognition for getting data out of pictures and to translate it into emojis. So its saver for us to crowdsource the images. Anyways, hope its fun to share a pic rated with 3 Emojis πŸ˜„
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Ariel
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Another ugly project which is completely unnecessary. I wonder why people spend their time to make things that are just useless.
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Tobias Szarowicz
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YOBO App - Ai based local guide - πŸ”œPH
@ariel_jedrzejczak Basically because its fun πŸ˜„ Anyways, its just v1, so donΒ΄t be so mean bro !
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