A Snapchat-owned location app just added a leaderboard comparing who stays home the most

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A Snapchat-owned location-sharing app has created a way to gamify social distancing with a leaderboard comparing who among your friends spends the most time at home (via TechCrunch).

The app, Zenly, typically encourages sharing your location for things like meeting up with friends, but going outside to hang out with people might go against restrictions in place that encourage social distancing and help prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus. So, in a twist, Zenly can now show how much your friends aren’t going outside with its new stay-at-home leaderboard.

To get an idea of what the leaderboard might look like, check out the screenshot in this tweet from Zenly co-founder and CEO Antoine Martin:

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