MIT app lets strangers anonymously share their lives

Secret’s voyeuristic little blurbs about the lives of others have made the simple app surprisingly catchy, even though the secrets shared on it aren’t necessarily true. But soon, an app in the works from MIT’s Media Lab should be able to provide a more honest look into the lives of others: the app, 20 Day Stranger, will pair up two anonymous participants and automatically send general information about what they’re doing to one another. According to the Boston Herald, the app will share basic details that can be collected from their location data and accelerometer, such whether they’re biking, or sitting in a coffee shop, or hanging around an airport. It’ll then tap into Instagram, Google Maps, and other services to grab a photo of that…

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