Timehop

Timehop

1,000,000 - 5,000,000 downloads

Pros
  • Highly attractive, simple design
  • Will be nostalgic fun for heavy social media users
Cons
  • Only good if you've been really prolific on social media
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Expert's Review
8.1
Great

"A link to the past"

Reviewed by / Apr 03, 2014

Hop back years in time and find out what you were doing on social networks

Social media is so focused on what's happening now that we almost never scroll back to find out what we were up to years ago. In the name of digi-nostalgia, Timehop automatically reminds you what you posted 1, 2, 3, and 4 years ago across many of your social network accounts.

Connect your Facebook account to Timehop - it'll never post anything, but needs access in order to tell you what you were doing there years ago. You can connect your Twitter, Instagram, and Foursquare if you like as well. The app also crawls the photos taken with your device, checking if you snapped any on this day during the previous four years. Whatever it comes across will be displayed on the principal screen, organized by year. If desired, the app will send you a push notification each day, reminding you of events from the years prior.

The aesthetic and navigational design is professional, modern, and intuitive. You've really got to be a prolific social media user in order for the app to have much utility, but if you fit in that category, the lure of nostalgia is hard to deny.

Timehop is a potentially fun little app if you've been a social media fiend these past years.

Tags: timehop holy smoke trouble.

Developer's original description available here
(Requires Facebook Login)
Timehop helps you celebrate the best moments of the past. It's like #tbt every day!

What were you doing a year ago today? Two years? Three years? Timehop brings together your old photos and posts from your Phone, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Foursquare and replays your past a day at a time.

You'll quickly fall in love with checking your daily Timehop. Give it a try today!

Recently changed in this version

1.3.10
* We've heard your feedback about login issues and we are working to resolve them.

1.3.09
* Improved reliability of Facebook login
* Re-added link to view twitter conversations

1.3.01
* Updated Facebook SDK
* Improve reliability of loading Facebook photos
* Added immersive photo viewing - tap to hide system UI

1.2.44
* Added 'Labs' to the Settings menu

1.2.38
* Improved Instagram integration
* Updated notification icon

1.2.35
* Added a little more Abe
* Performance tweaks


Comments and ratings for Timehop
  • (66)

    by Josh Hancock on 14/07/2014

    After yesterday's update, the app won't load anything. How is fixed soon.

  • (66)

    by Caryl Jones on 14/07/2014

    Love looking back at the past!

  • (66)

    by Theresa Courtney on 14/07/2014

    The only reason I gave this app four stars instead of 5 is that I wish you could chose dates to look at because sometimes I can't check it for a couple days

  • (66)

    by Tanya Harper on 14/07/2014

    Kinda stupid not to sure how to use it

  • (66)

    by Lyndsey Mullins on 14/07/2014

    App worked great for a while then needed an update, before I updated it just stopped showing me the pictures and in stead is just a big a question mark. Still shows statuses but I want to see the pics too! Even after updating... Fix please!

  • (66)

    by John Buckhalter on 14/07/2014

    Boring

  • (66)

    by Paolo Austria on 14/07/2014

    The latest update causes Most of the pics don't show only a question mark is shown. Pls fix the problem.