Spooktacular Halloween Apps

Before you head out for candy, load up on these smartphone apps to help you celebrate Halloween!

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Nextdoor is a social network just for your neighborhood. In fact, you'll be surprised how many of your neighbors are already on it! For Halloween, they are making it easy for you to find the best candy in your neighborhood. Log on and you can mark your house with some candy corn to let others know you are handing out the good stuff. If you're hosting a haunted house, you can mark your house with an icon that lets others know to c'mon by for a little scare!

Nextdoor Treat Map

Glympse is a great app for sharing your real time location with friends and family for a certain period of time. For Halloween the company has created a special app that's super easy to use to help you keep track of your kids on a map as they go door to door. Just download  the app to your kids phone and it will allow you to see their location on a map for four hours. There is no complicated setup or sign up necessary. The app will simply send you a text with a unique map link that lets you see where they are in real time.

Glympse Track & Treat - iOS and Android

Wanna get scary without a lot of work? Check out the Walking Dead - Dead Yourself app. Inspired by the TV show, this app applies Hollywood level zombie makeup to your selfie in seconds. It is pretty scary, so it's rated 17+.

The Walking Dead - Dead Yourself - iOS and Android

Pokemon Go is getting into the Halloween spirit. Until November 1, every Pokémon caught will earn Trainers six Candies – twice the normal amount. The professor will also give Trainers two Candies (instead of one) for every Pokémon transferred to him. There will be increased Buddy Pokémon Candy rewards.

Pokemon Go

Don't forget the spooky music! All of the major music streaming services have Halloween themed stations. As for the top streamed song on Halloween? It's Monster Mash! Spotify says the world streamed 43,253 hours of it last Halloween alone!