Posts tagged "apps"

Online Female Sex Addiction: A Problem Largely Underdiagnosed

Women are a lot less likely to come forward with their sex addictions because of stigma, and will often be misdiagnosed as merely “craving validation,” rather than having a full-blown…

Bronwyn Isaac | November 20, 2015 - 9:30 am

The Breakup Shop Will Do The Dumping So You Don’t Have To

Throw money at the problem, as the old saying goes, and pay someone else to break up with your BF/GF for you – it’s a neat way to skirt responsibility and adulthood!

Megan Reynolds | November 12, 2015 - 6:20 pm

Thoroughly Creep Yourself Out And Cure Your Insatiable Loneliness With Morning Man Alarm Clock

“It’s time to wake up, my love. … It’s time to wake up my love. … It’s time to wake up my love. … It’s time to wake up my…

Megan Reynolds | November 9, 2015 - 4:05 pm

New App ‘Tinder For Threesomes,’ 3nder Gets $500K Investment

The London based startup company 3nder, pronounced “Thrinder” has raised $500,000 in seed capital from a pair of unnamed investors.
Since 3nder’s mid-2014 launch, nearly 1 million users have downloaded…

Katrin Higher | October 24, 2015 - 3:30 pm

First, There Was Lulu: What Peeple Has Yet To Learn About The Business Of Reviewing Human Beings

As we were all losing our minds over the yet-to-be-released Peeple app, the makers of Lulu had to be feeling at least a little bit of déjà vu. After all, the business…

Lauren Vinopal | October 5, 2015 - 1:00 pm

Dangerous: The Starbucks App Now Lets You Order And Pay Ahead Of Time

Uh oh: Just in time for PSL season, Starbucks has launched a new feature on the Starbucks app that lets you order and pay for your drink ahead

Rebecca Vipond Brink | September 22, 2015 - 5:00 pm

Khloe Kardashian’s Got A Way With Oreos That Is Both Awe-Inspiring And Horrifying

The Kardashian Krew — minus Kourtney — released their own personal apps this week, full of brand new kontent, videos, klips and ephemera, providing their ardent fans with an inside…

Megan Reynolds | September 18, 2015 - 3:30 pm

‘Bar Roulette’ App Sends You To A Top Rated Surprise Bar In Your Nabe

Ever have the urge to be magically transported to a mystery drinking establishment so that you can feel like you’re waking up from a blackout but like, in reverse? Well…

Katrin Higher | August 15, 2015 - 2:30 pm

We-Consent, The App Which Records “Proof” Of Mutual Consent, Misses The Point

I’m a big believer in enthusiastic consent. I’m only down to fuck people who are clearly down to fuck me, either because they have communicated that verbally or with indisputable consenting…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 15, 2015 - 3:30 pm

“Anonymously Ask A Black Person” Is An App That Purports To Break Down Barriers When It Comes To Race

Do you have burning questions that you’ve always wanted to ask black people but are too afraid to do so? Do you have zero black friends, but desperately need the…

Megan Reynolds | June 4, 2015 - 9:30 am

This App Turns Your Texts Into Taylor Swift Lyrics, Helps Her Infiltrate Your Mind

Meet the best and worst thing to ever happen to you.

Claire Hannum | May 7, 2015 - 9:10 am

If You Are An Offensive Idiot Online, Get The New “Clear” App

If you happen to be a really terrible person on the internet but want to appear great, then the new “Clear” app is the right app for you!
Fired from…

Katrin Higher | April 25, 2015 - 2:00 pm

This Playlist App Might Be The Cure For The Common Party Douche

You know that moment in college when you’d be hosting a great party, and just as you were starting to feel smug about planning such a great night, some douchebag with a guitar turned…

Claire Hannum | March 12, 2015 - 1:31 pm

The Paid Version Of Tinder Is Rumored To Launch Today

It’s been rumored for months now that Tinder would transition to a freemium model, with its basic app still being free to anyone with a smartphone, and TechCrunch is now reporting…

Beejoli Shah | March 2, 2015 - 2:40 pm

This App Will (Maybe) Make You Love Yourself

If you’re a believer in affirmations, or considering dipping your pinky toe into attempting them, an app has arrived to help you get started. 30 Days Self Love aims to empower users to…

Claire Hannum | February 20, 2015 - 5:00 pm

Of Course There’s An App Based On Those “Fall In Love With Anyone” Questions

Remember those 36 questions that had a brief stranglehold on the internet about a month ago because of their alleged power to make anyone fall in love? The questions grow more…

Claire Hannum | February 18, 2015 - 9:45 am

Introducing Thirstie, The App That Delivers Booze To Your Doorstep Within The Hour

Having a group of friends over in 10 minutes and forgot to pick up the Bacardi? Enjoying your pity party at home, and it’s way too freakin’ cold to trek…

Katie Oldenburg | December 9, 2014 - 9:30 am

Is The Selfie App The Answer To Social Media’s Human Connection Problem?

Selfie, an app that launched a few weeks ago, wraps up the tried-and-true methods of Vine, Instagram and Tumblr all in one. That may sound exhausting, but the experience encourages…

Claire Hannum | October 30, 2014 - 3:00 pm

Please, Please, Please Do Not Get A Weight Loss App For Your Kids

Oh, great, there’s a new weight loss app for kids. That’s awesome. I know I would’ve loved that when I was a kid.
You know what was the best…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | September 23, 2014 - 2:30 pm

Dream Or Nightmare: App Encourages Partisan Grocery Purchases

It’s no secret that major corporations don’t operate in a vacuum, and that a hefty chunk of their money could easily be funding your favorite (or least favorite) politicians. Companies behind…

Claire Hannum | August 16, 2014 - 10:00 am
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