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Citysearch Launches New Application for iPhone and iPod Touch on Apple App Store

Thursday, December 11, 2008 - 05:03

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Dec. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Citysearch, a leading online local guide and an operating business of IAC , today announced its new application for iPhone and iPod touch is available on the Apple App Store. The app means users can more easily access rich, local editorial content, browse nearby listings, sort by preferences and write reviews on-the-go.

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"We set out to build the most convenient and trustworthy local city guide on the iPhone," said Dinesh Moorjani, vice president of IAC Mobile. "As consumers grow accustomed to relying on mobile devices to inform urgent decisions and share local, user-generated content, Citysearch on the iPhone and iPod touch empowers users with mobile reviews, featured write-ups on local neighborhood venues and hyper-local content including user and editorial reviews."

Utilizing the location-based technology in the devices, Citysearch identifies local restaurants, hotels, bars, spas and shops nearby, so that users can find what they are looking for faster than ever. People can also search for any business listing or category nearby by keyword and map the results to find their desired destination.

    Citysearch features for iPhone and iPod touch include:

    *Search nearby destinations: food, bars, spas, shops and hotels
    *Search listings by keyword, category and location and map the results
    *Review listing details: address, phone, maps & directions, photos, hours
     of operation and more
    *Submit user reviews instantly, without a lengthy registration process
    *View previous searches & recently viewed listings
    *Browse editorial recommendations, user reviews and advice from business
     owners
    *Featured write-ups on what's hot in a local neighborhood or city
    *Sort results by key listing attributes including distance, cost and
     Citysearch rating
    *Bookmark your favorite listings

Citysearch is available for free worldwide from Apple's App Store on iPhone and iPod touch or at http://www.itunes.com/appstore/.

About Citysearch

Citysearch is the essential urban companion for living bigger, better and smarter in your city. Combining in-the-know editorial recommendations, candid user comments, and expert advice from local businesses, we keep you connected to the most popular and undiscovered places wherever you are. Citysearch is an operating business of IAC . For more information, visit http://www.citysearch.com.

     Media Contact:
     Darcy Cobb
     Dotted Line Communications for Citysearch
     310.472.8600
     darcy@dottedlinecomm.com

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SOURCE: Citysearch

Web site: http://www.citysearch.com/

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