Nike redesigned its popular running app, and users are very angry

For several years now, the Nike+ Running app has been an essential download and companion for millions of people trying to keep fit and improve their health. It’s got between 10 million and 50 million installs on Google Play, and I’d bet on it being even more successful on iOS. But recently (and very randomly), Nike decided to take a gamble and overhaul an immensely popular smartphone app from scratch.

It’s not going very well so far. Despite a tagline claiming the new version was made “for runners, by runners,” many old Nike+ users are livid with the sudden switch and the loss of functionality and features that made Nike+ Running so vital. As a result, the new Nike Run Club app has plummeted to a 2-star review average among iPhone…

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