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Meetup: Social Events & Groups

When you want to find other like-minded individuals and make new friends

Meetup is a simple app that lets you check out groups in the area that share common interests as you

Meetup: Social Events & Groups

by Meetup LLC
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Meetup: Social Events & Groups
Meetup: Social Events & Groups
FREE in the App Store

Meetup is a simple app that lets you check out groups in the area that share common interests as you. It's a great way to make new friends.

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Find groups. Meetup is a great way to find local communities that share your interests. Once you pick out your interests and topics, the app gets to work and fetches nearby groups that you may like. To join them, just select the ones you want and you're in. It's time to get out there and meet some new people while you're in town!

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Pick your interests

Pick your interests. Before you can get started with Meetup, the app will prompt you to select things that interest you. These are all very broad, so there will be a good variety of choices to pick from once it knows the basics. It's a fast way to meet others who like what you like.

What is it about?

Meetup is the official app for With this, you can find local groups of people that share common interests as you and meet them face-to-face and enjoy certain activities together. There are many different types of groups, ranging from hiking and exercise groups to tech to video games to support to arts and crafts — chances are that you will find something that catches your interest. When you find a group that looks interesting, just join it and you'll be in the loop for the next gathering and other event information. It's a great way to find other like-minded individuals as yourself and just make new friends in the city. Community is real, and it can be found through Meetup.

For those who...

  • Like to meet new people
  • Want to make new friends

Not for those who...

  • Don't want to make new friends
  • Are incredibly shy and not good at socializing with strangers

Why we love it

It can be hard to meet new people, but Meetup makes it easy to find others that share common interests and activities as you.

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App Details

Social Networking Lifestyle
Last updated
March 15, 2023
Release date
June 12, 2010
More info

Meetup is FREE but there are more add-ons

  • $14.99

    1-Month Unlimited Subscription

  • $9.99

    1-Month Unlimited Subscription

  • $19.99

    Unlimited Subscription

  • $89.99

    Unlimited Subscription

  • $9.99

    1-Month Unlimited Subscription

  • $29.99

    6-Month Unlimited Subscription

App Store Description

Pursue your interests with people who share them, both online and in person. With over 60 million members, Meetup helps you build a career network, discover a tech community, create a personal brand, make time for your hobbies, and meet friends who share similar interests.

Easily meet people you know you’ll get along with and create groups of friends that will be as excited as you to embrace your hobbies, participate in online or local events or engage in discussions. Download the Meetup app and host your own events or join one of the 100,000 Meetup events with new people happening every week.

Discover local and online events

Meet new people and get matched with over 330,000 groups and friends based on your network of interests, from tech conferences to free yoga and everything in-between
Explore online or local events by category, search by keyword, or see what’s popular in your area with a map
Save events you’re interested in and come back to them later. Pick and choose the people and friends you want to meet at all the events that you like
Have discussions with the people you meet and use direct messaging to stay in touch with your new friends
Meet people who are interested in the same local or online events, create new groups of friends and expand your online network

Start a group

Host your own events online and in person by creating a group on your favorite topic, and meet friends who wants to participate
Watch your community of friends and network of people grow as your group is recommended to interested people and potential new friends to meet
Easily personalize and schedule events on-the-go, and manage your group from anywhere
Keep the momentum going between events by sharing photos and using discussions and instant messaging to connect with the people and friends in your group that you are keen to meet

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In order to recommend Meetup events that are hosted by local groups, we use your device's precise location (GPS and network-based).

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