A new app called Color allows you to share “your images, videos and comments with anyone who comes within 50 feet of you,” Ryan Nakashima reports for The Associated Press.
“The free app figures out if other users are close to you by using a secret blend of GPS data, ambient noise and even light,” Nakashima reports. “Then your updates become available to them and you in turn see theirs.”
Nakashima reports, “The app, available initially on iPhones and Android-based smartphones, was created by a group of technologists led by CEO Bill Nguyen, the serial entrepreneur who sold digital music locker site Lala.com to Apple Inc. for an estimated $85 million back in December 2009. Nguyen said the app will help people break out of the mold of their current group of friends and give them more information about the people around them – namely co-workers and neighbors.”
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[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Judge Bork” for the heads up.]