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Explore Through Community with Clockout

by Audrey Lee

Nov 5, 2021

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The pandemic has been hard on many people since 2020. From loneliness to the lack of human connection, young professionals say depression has affected them at some point. Through the new app Clockout, individuals can reconnect with like-minded people through mutual interests to find new friendships.


The platform is a cross between BumbleBFF and meetup.com, but more effective on the targeted users for a curated list of potential friends. The app has several features to help users find their community. On the explore panel, users can scroll through a list of events going on in their area. Some events include wine tasting, enrichment classes, volunteer opportunities, workshops, pickup games, mixers and holiday-themed events. These events are in group settings. Traveling to a new city can be hard but, with Clockout, travelers can find interesting events and work shops to fully immerse themselves into the culture of the city they are visiting.


On the next tab, app users can skim through other users and view profiles to create one-on-one connections. Unlike BumbleBFF, potential new friends aren’t given a check or an X. Once a profile is passed, it can be revisited at any time. This is an ideal way to make new friends and then attend an event together. For those who like planning, users can create their own events, classes or meetups.


Making connections is hard, but Clockout makes it easy to do right in the palm of your hand. While the app is currently being beta tested in New York City, there are plans to expand domestically and globally. Ideal for post graduates, nomadic travelers, city newcomers and young professionals, the Clockout app can help enrich social interactions and expand new networks.


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