Google working on new social network called Showlace
6 months, 2 weeks ago by kyle | 4 facts | 3 comments | 5 votes

  • Google’s in-house incubator, Area 120, is working on a new social networking app called Shoelace which is aimed at organizing local events and activities. -
  • Android Police notes that Shoelace bears a striking similarity to Schemer, another experimental event organizing app from Google that launched in 2011. -
  • The app finds events and meetups near you. -
  • Shoelace currently supports both Android devices (v.8.0 or newer) and iOS (v11.0) or newer. You also must have an active Google account to sign in. -

b - 6 months, 1 week ago
Title is wrong.
kyle - 6 months, 2 weeks ago
Very interesting. It's good that they're going for a more niche audience this time around. I think Google+ was way too ambitious and ultimately never reached the critical mass needed to sustain a general social network.
m-p-3 - 6 months, 1 week ago
They'll shut it down after a little while anyway, not investing my time there.

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