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DailyCandy

Localized Event Classification Website


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Published 08/18/2010 and rated Ratingstars3 3 out of 5 stars
by AppAppeal Editor
What can you use the app for?

Daily Candy is a specialized resource for users to find fun and trendy resources based on food, fashion and culture. Although the site works much like a basic online news search, it offers hand picked articles and information that is relevant to the user. The sire is very stylish, with a professional design that is both fun and inviting. The busy homepage includes numerous articles, resources and a few advertisements that the average Daily Candy visitor would be interested in checking out.

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What is the history and popularity of the app?

Daily Candy was created as a way to cater to a different crowd of internet visitors. Many other sites featured serious news articles or vast search engines that could cover any topic under the sun. The fun team behind Daily Candy wanted to form something that fell in between. They created an enjoyable atmosphere with entertaining resources that would keep users returning for more. The site includes a diverse collection of lighthearted topics that both entertain and inform. Daily Candy focuses on news articles in the United States and London.

What are the differences to other apps?

Daily Candy is unique because it basically presents users with sweet mental stimulation on a daily basis. Rather than becoming just another news site, the Daily Candy team plays a direct role in hand picking the articles and resources that appear on the site. This helps maintain a consistent level of quality and information that readers will actually be interested in. The site focuses on culture, food, and fashion to create a single go to resource for daily entertainment.

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How does the web app look and feel to use?

One look at the Daily Candy website design and a new user begins to feel the personality of the team that runs it. The site is full of colorful, lighthearted imagery but sticks to a nice, legible white background and black text wherever necessary. Although Daily Candy features vibrant images and lively graphics, it remains easy to navigate and organized. The site has struck an ideal balance between creative and functional when it comes to site layout and design.

How does the registration process work?

Daily Candy allows regular visitors to subscribe to updates and create a profile. To do so, users can click the “subscribe” link in white along the top blue divider bar. This redirects to a page the asks for a valid email address. The user can also opt in to receive emails about special deals and kid related email updates. After clicking the blue “subscribe” button, the user can complete their profile by entering a password, profile name, date of birth and post code. Users are then asked to choose from a list of specific types of updates that they will receive. These include location specific emails, category specific and kids related updates.

What does it cost to use the application?

Rather than obtaining its funds from membership fees, Daily Candy instead uses advertising. The site offers a handful of fun features and a playful atmosphere, however the functionality does not warrant a monthly membership fee. Daily Candy permits users to stop by, browse and have a good time at no cost. They will see advertisements and can receive special email offers if they like, but these are generally not intrusive.

Who would you recommend the application to?

Daily Candy is ideal for women who are into trends, fashion, culture and food. The site is a great way to spend some time learning about various topics or catching up on current events in these areas. Anyone living in the United States or London can really appreciate Daily Candy, with location specific emails that provide even more relevant information. Users can enjoy fun images, interesting stories and informative articles on topics that they are truly interested in.

  • Email updates based on topics of choice and location
  • Option to receive special offers presented by Daily Candy affiliates
  • City settings for more relevant articles
  • Daily Candy kids for children and parents
  • Optional one question site surveys


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