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Snowflakes: New Anonymous Social Media App Only Allows ‘Nice’ interactions, Removes anything ‘Rude or Mean’


If you don’t have anything nice to say, you just can’t say it — not if you’re on Candid, at least. On Thursday, yet another anonymous social network launched on both the iOS and Android app stores, but this one comes with a twist — on Candid, you have to be nice. That’s because content is curated and moderated by artificial intelligence and natural language processing, which purports to flag or remove inappropriate content, and keep a conversation decorous.

Founded by ex-Googler Bindu Reddy, Candid requires users to sign in by way of Facebook, but once they’re on the platform, all their content is kept separate from their identity. They’re informed of how many Facebook friends they have on the new social network, but not which friends specifically. There are no IP addresses recorded, and a random username is given to each post. That means that you can’t really search for these usernames either. – READ MORE

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