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Timehop arrives on Android to help cure your nostalgia

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Reminiscing about years gone by is suddenly much easier for Android users. Timehop, the service that travels back in time to display your old social network updates, is now available for Google's mobile OS. It launched way back in 2011 for iOS, so the Android version has been a long time coming. If you've never used Timehop before, it collects all of your Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Foursquare content and "replays your life" by showing you what you were doing a year ago on any given date. The app will dig back as far as three years, which should be enough to cure whatever sense of nostalgia you're feeling.

Last year, CEO Jonathen Wegener told The Verge his company is trying to build the "ultimate digital history experience." "What that looks like I’m not sure. We’re figuring it out as we go," he said. The urge to reminisce and reconnect is clearly very real, as even Facebook briefly took a stab at mimicking Timehop's functionality. Now, Android users can finally get their mobile fix.