Google’s has launched a new social networking app, ‘Shoelace’ that connects people around the world with same interest. One can list their interests in the app and allows the App to recommend you various hand-picked activities call as “Loops.” Currently, it is testing in invite-only phase in New York.
Google has tried its hand to have a ‘rival’ to Facebook but somehow it has fallen short badly. A report by Android Police reveals that Google has a new app called Shoelace which “Helps connect people with shared interests through in person activities.” pic.twitter.com/aa8EBkYBBD— Mukasa Romeo (@MukasaRomeo) July 12, 2019
But, people showed their disapproval on Google’s new development.
Not again!— Guido (@7hillscat) July 11, 2019
Especially in the social networking space, Google has lost all credibility or user faith. Why would ANYONE try to start using a service — let alone evangelize its use to their friends/colleagues — when it's predestined for a scrapheap, like all of Google's other such offerings?— J. Carter (@JameyJC) July 11, 2019
Why what was wrong with Google+ it's was just needs some improvement it would been great and this is crap— مؤيد لعلاوي (@MouaidNight) July 11, 2019
Great, another social media app that will steal every bit of my data and heavily censor #freespeech— JM (@jm23185) July 11, 2019
Count me out @Google
After Google+, it’s not actually a social network site rather a product which connects the real world people having same interest. Developed by Area 120, an experimental team of Google, Shoelace found to be similar to Schemer; another event organizing app from Google launched in 2011 but was shut down in 2014.
3 months from now. Google is shutting down Shoelace. https://t.co/aay4jm8tSN— Sushubh (@Sushubh) July 11, 2019
Unlike Facebook, Whatsapp, Meetup etc. this app connects people locally with same interest and help in developing a real world connections, instead establishing friends network online only.