Following a trademark dispute with Zynga, the team behind the hookup app Bang With Friends rebranded as Down, adjusted their approach, and launched on Android. Now those changes have come to iOS as well, with an update that was quietly released earlier this week.
I never tried Bang With Friends (that’s my story and I’m sticking to it), but in addition to a revamped user interface, it sounds like the new Down app differs in two big ways.
First, it’s no longer just focused on, well, banging. Instead, users are asked to distinguish between people they want to date and those they just want to hook up with — they swipe up to “get date”, swipe down to “get down”, and swipe left to skip. (People are only notified of your response if they say they’re interested too.)
In addition, Down has expanded its potential matches, so it…
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