Google working on new social network called Showlace
1 month 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. - www.theverge.com
  • Android Police notes that Shoelace bears a striking similarity to Schemer, another experimental event organizing app from Google that launched in 2011. - www.androidpolice.com
  • The app finds events and meetups near you. - shoelace.nyc
  • 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. - shoelace.nyc

b - 1 month ago
Title is wrong.
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kyle - 1 month 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.
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m-p-3 - 1 month ago
They'll shut it down after a little while anyway, not investing my time there.
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