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Google works on a new social network with which it intends to revolutionize the internet



Google works on a new social network with which it intends to revolutionize the internet


Google is working on a new application to meet new people. His name is Shoelace, and its goal is to connect people with common interests Get together to make plans together, such as going to a movie, going out for a drink, or playing a game of tennis.

According to the website of the social network, it will be in charge of searching daily for events that the user might be interested in so that they can join them if they wish, along with other people who have the same interests. The service, which is geared towards people who have moved to another city recently or who want meet others who live nearby, also offers the possibility that the user is the one who creates their own event and invites whoever wants to attend, both from inside and outside the social network.

To access Shoelace, it is necessary to have received a code through an invitation to activate it, and also have a Google account to log in. You can get both for Android devices, with versions 8.0 or higher, as for ios, with versions 11.0 or higher.

At the moment, it is only available in New York, although on their page they assure that the company’s objective is to bring Shoelace to cities around USA. Despite this, the APK provided in its trial version can now be downloaded.

After the closing of Google+, the application has been created by the Google Area 120 team, which is a working group that is dedicated to creating experimental products, whose mission is “to use technology to help facilitate the real connection in the world”, they affirm in the official page of the social network.

Regarding privacy, they state that once the application has been installed, it asks the user if they want to join a certain community. They claim, in turn, that they frequently ask for verification, “to ensure that you only attend ‘ties’ (groups of people with common interests in the app) with people you might want to meet.