Great apps for building community and meeting new people

Meeting new people can be hard especially for people who are shy. We’ve written about the importance of building community, but it’s not always the easiest thing in the world to do. Not, being able to meet new people can pose a great challenge when it comes to building a community. That is the reason why, the first step is meeting new people.
If you are shy, there are many different apps that have been designed to help you meet new people. Below is a list of all the great apps that you can use;

 Meetup
This is one of the most common apps around. With this app, you will get to meet people who have the same interests as you. When you sign up, you will have to specify your interests and thus the app will narrow down the different events that are near you. If you use the app, you will meet new people that you can hang out with. The interesting thing is that you will be able to choose the events that you want to attend.

You can also create your own group with like-minded people in your area. This will be easy as you will be able to control the group. Visit their site at www.meetup.com

Yplan
This an app that will compile a list of the best events in your city that you can attend. Using this app, you will get information on all the things that you do that day. This app has been designed by for the android and the iOS operated devices.
The only challenge with this app is that they are only available in selected cities in the world. It is therefore important to check if your country is included.

Peoplehunt
This is a different kind of app. With this app, you will be able to look for friends that are nearby. You can search based on your specific interests and needs. The app will allow you to specify what exactly you are looking for.

Citysocializer
The app is an event oriented network. You will get information on all the cultural and social events that are held near your area. This app gives the best chance to find great things to do while you meet new people.

Meet my dog
If you have a dog, then this the best app for you. You will find people who love pets just like in your area. Your dog will also get a chance to meet other dogs that they can play with.