FOLLY BEACH, S.C. (WCIV)-- Beach-goers can now turn to their smartphones to find out what they need to know before heading to the Edge of America.A free mobile app for Folly Beach is available for both Android and iPhones that allows users to check local weather, view upcoming events, share photos, and view local restaurants.App users can also book travel, post comments and videos and connect with other users.
"The personal touch comes from sites like FollyBeach.com which is a site pertaining to just Folly Beach, SC," said Robert Hart, founder of FollyBeach.com. "It includes information about everything in the town. Vacationers can use the site to book a vacation rental and also read about all the local businesses, things to do, and places to visit."The app isn't just for tourists. Locals can use the app to post photos, videos, and comments any time they want and then share links on their Facebook and Twitter accounts.