Sorted has patented chain-select gesture on mobile devices.
A chain-select gesture starts when the first part of the gesture of selecting the first item in a list of items followed by a section part of the gesture selecting one or more items. (Fig. 3b)
A use case after applying the chain-select gesture to multiple items would be to proceed with a pinch gesture where time can be spread apart equally for all selected items. (Fig. 6b)