Just Spotted

After getting into a battle with Twitter over its use of Twitter's real-time search access, the folks from Scoopler have moved on and have now released their Just Spotted celebrity tracking application to the Android Market.  As described in their press release, the Alpha version release allows you to:

Receive push notifications whenever a celebrity is spotted in your area. Check out the list of nearby spottings to see other spottings near you or click ‘everywhere’ to see the latest spottings world-wide. Click any spotting for more details.

Stalkerish? Certainly, but that's pretty much what they are going for here -- if all you Justin Bieber fans out there are ever going to have a chance at meeting him, you'll first need to know where he is. Jump on past the break for the full press release.

JustSpotted Launches its Android App. Finding and meeting your idols just got a whole lot easier.


In a move that will have fans in a frenzy, hyperventilating, and crying for joy Justspotted’s newly launched mobile app is taking the concept of finding and meeting celebrities to an exciting new level. Every teenage girls (and a few boys) dream of meeting Justin Bieber or any beloved high-flyer is now one step closer.


JustSpotted, the controversial and popular real-time celebrity spotting service, rolled out the Alpha version of its Android App today. The mobile application focuses on helping its users to meet their idols by sending a real-time mobile alert when a famous person is spotted near the user’s location.


Install and run the JustSpotted Android app and you will receive push notifications whenever a celebrity is spotted in your area. Check out the list of nearby spottings to see other spottings near you or click ‘everywhere’ to see the latest spottings world-wide. Click any spotting for more details.


JustSpotted has daily spottings in every major metropolitan area each day, thousands of worldwide and a database of over fifty thousand of your favorite stars including fashion, sports and technology. Find your favorite celebrities on JustSpotted.

Founder Quotes:
"The world of celebrities is all around us. JustSpotted is about having the exclusive story on what stars are doing near you.", Dilan Jayawardane, Co- Founder and CEO.
"Hearing that you just missed seeing your favorite musician or movie star is the worst. JustSpotted Android is to help Fans everywhere spot their idols.", Ben Tauber, Co-Founder and COO


Company Info: JustSpotted is a product of Scoopler Inc a Startup funded by Y- Combinator and Ron Conway. Scoopler focused on real time search and caused a stir when it first released JustSpotted a real time celebrity spotting website. The JustSpotted Headquaters are in SoMa and is founded by AJ Asver CEO, Dilan Jayawardane CTO and Benjamin Tauber COO.

 
There are 3 comments

roblee37 says:

hmmm.. kinda stalker-ish no?

trenen says:

Can't believe people out there care...

Jonneh says:

This'll be one of those apps people download and then never touch until one day, weeks/months later, they want to free up space and uninstall.