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Postby DaFoxx » Wed Mar 19, 2014 8:56 pm

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-25554192
fantastic news, they have actually created an app that the shepherder himself will approve of :mrgreen:

While most social networks aim to connect people, one new service seeks to join the growing trend of doing the opposite and help you avoid them.

Cloak uses public location data from other social networks, Foursquare and Instagram, to determine the locations of others you know.

Users can choose to receive an alert when certain people are believed to be nearby.

It is the latest in the recent trend of "anti-social", or secretive, apps.

Apps such as Snapchat - which deletes photographs and videos seconds after they have been viewed - and Secret - which broadcasts messages anonymously - are growing in popularity.

Likewise WhatsApp, a private-messaging service recently bought by Facebook for $19bn (£11.4bn), indicates a shift back to conducting online conversations in private.

Cloak describes itself as a method to "avoid exes, co-workers, that guy who likes to stop and chat - anyone you'd rather not run into".

It was created by programmer Brian Moore and the former creative director of viral news site Buzzfeed, Chris Baker.
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Postby rapier57 » Sat Mar 22, 2014 12:29 am

Yeah, that is right down sheepherder's alley.
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Anti-social social media - it's for winners

Postby DaFoxx » Mon Mar 24, 2014 4:18 pm

and now, further to this
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2014/03/21 ... he-toilet/

you just HAVE to love El Reg :mrgreen:

So it is no surprise to see the growing popularity of social apps that help you avoid being social, from Cloak to Snapchat. I’m told that users are ditching WhatsApp because its original main selling point was NOT being part of a big data-harvesting corporation. Even DuckDuckGo merited its own feature in today’s Metro newspaper.

It’s time for unhip people like me and possibly you – even including the accountant – to hit back. All hail anti-social media.
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Postby Aspman » Fri Mar 28, 2014 3:42 pm

I heard you fvkers taking my name in vain!!!

I was going to create my own app called "Fuck Uff".

Basically it'll use all your phones features and apps like bluetooth, linkedIn, Fapbook to identify anyone, not friends absolutely anyone, within 20 feet of you and send them a text message that says "come home your dog is on fire" or one of 100 other dramatic events to get people away from you.

Makes shopping much more pleasent.
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Postby DaFoxx » Fri Mar 28, 2014 8:39 pm

Aspman wrote:I heard you fvkers taking my name in vain!!!

I was going to create my own app called "Fuck Uff".

Basically it'll use all your phones features and apps like bluetooth, linkedIn, Fapbook to identify anyone, not friends absolutely anyone, within 20 feet of you and send them a text message that says "come home your dog is on fire" or one of 100 other dramatic events to get people away from you.

Makes shopping much more pleasent.

you could be onto something here :mrgreen:
and I DO like the way you call it FUCK, then misspell OFF as thought that helps :P :good:
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Postby dinowuff » Mon Mar 31, 2014 12:43 am

Aspman wrote:I heard you fvkers taking my name in vain!!!

I was going to create my own app called "Fuck Uff".

Basically it'll use all your phones features and apps like bluetooth, linkedIn, Fapbook to identify anyone, not friends absolutely anyone, within 20 feet of you and send them a text message that says "come home your dog is on fire" or one of 100 other dramatic events to get people away from you.

Makes shopping much more pleasent.

OH SHIT - You may be on to something. 99% of Bluetooth devices pair with 0000 - some mp3 players and what not are 0001. Take something like nirsoft and bluejack the device next to you - but don't use the connection to send spam or bogus tweets, make the device display "YOU ARE AN IDIOT - PLEASE BUGGER (or if in the U.S.) FUCK OFF!

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Postby DaFoxx » Mon Mar 31, 2014 1:02 am

dinowuff wrote: OH SHIT - You may be on to something. 99% of Bluetooth devices pair with 0000 - some mp3 players and what not are 0001. Take something like nirsoft and bluejack the device next to you - but don't use the connection to send spam or bogus tweets, make the device display "YOU ARE AN IDIOT - PLEASE BUGGER (or if in the U.S.) FUCK OFF!

OMFG and I have a week off with nothing to do...


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Postby Aspman » Mon Apr 07, 2014 12:30 pm

I've got a windows phone now, I could develop it myself but no one downlaods anything.

I like the empty Windows App store. My phone is filled with useful things and empty space.
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