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New York City Neighborhoods, According To Their Most Popular Apps

A new kind of map.

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A quick look at someone's home screen can reveal quite a bit about a person. Consequently, a quick look at the most popular apps in a given neighborhood is bound to at least tell us something. Perhaps a lot.

So one night this week we asked BuzzFeed employees to send us a screenshot of the most popular iOS apps in their respective areas, using the App Store's location-based "Near Me" App Store filter. The results gives us a glimpse of an invisible, unspoken topography of the city: an app map.

While fascinating, these maps are pretty specific to exact location and are in no way comprehensive. With that in mind, we'd like to invite you to add your own screenshot along with your general location in order to paint a better picture.

Charlie Warzel is a senior writer for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York. Warzel reports on and writes about the intersection of tech and culture.

Contact Charlie Warzel at charlie.warzel@buzzfeed.com.

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