A calendar app for the consumer sector is a mobile application that stores and manages calendars for personal or business use. Consumers can use a calendar app to create reminders, track events, and share calendars with friends and family members. A calendar app may also include features such as photo tagging, location tracking, and integration with other apps (such as email or task lists).
Calendar apps are similar to task management apps, travel planning apps, meeting scheduling apps, and event planning apps. Examples of popular calendar applications are Google Calendar, Microsoft Outlook, and Apple’s iCloud.
A travel platform similar to Booking.com with more interactive features like a social chatbot, linked social accounts, and a survey and algorithm that provides users with inspiration and ideas for trips they can book.
A calendar app can grow virally through the use of a referral program. Users can invite their friends to join the platform and create an account by sharing a personalized link. If the user's friend accepts the invitation and creates an account, they will be able to see all of their friend's calendars and schedule meetings together. This kind of calendar app is good for teams that work together on certain projects.
A calendar app for the consumer sector faces legal and reputational risks associated with user misrepresentation of identity, dangerous user encounters, and harassment taking place on the platform. Calendar apps should take strong measures to verify user identities, provide users with safety mechanisms for blocking other users and cancelling meetings or appointments, and make it easy for users to report abuse or unwanted communication. It is recommended that calendar apps conduct routine security audits to prevent unauthorized access to user data.