Aware connections dating
Brightkite uses participants’ current locations to connect people, allowing them to chat and possibly meet up.
The network has been heralded as a great way to meet new people, find a date or connect with locals while traveling.
Having no choices can lead to misery, but too many options can overwhelm and lead you to worry that you’ve chosen wrong.
You can feel confident in your decision about which car to buy when there are only three under consideration, but if there are hundreds, you’ll constantly second-guess yourself and wonder if you could have done better.
Once you've joined, the company’s technology updates your location in real time, helping to introduce you to great people nearby.
If you like what you see on that person’s profile, choose to connect with them immediately.
By connecting to Facebook and Twitter, the app lets you see, in real time, how to connect with those physically around you.
Each time you check in to a location, Sonar checks whether other users are nearby.
In February 2011, the company was acquired by IAC, operator of Match.com, for million.
In July OKCupid introduced its geo-location app to help users keep watch for local singles.