When the internet boom started a decade ago, chatting with anonymous, new people was the zeitgeist. We all loved signing up in the new chat rooms and finding new people around the world. But that trend blathered away. Services like Twitter, Facebook, Orkut came and our interests were revamped; we started interacting with mundane pools of closed communities. But the trend is changing again: you have apps like Whisper, Yik Yak, Ask.fm having millions of daily users trying to hook up with unknown people far away. There is another such app in the town, but with an idea unique of its sort. SayMore for iOS lets you call strangers and talk to them. This idea was hitherto untapped, but YouTube’s founding team member Brent Hurley has brought it on the table and implemented it.
SayMore has a pretty simple but powerful interface and working model: You signup for the app, search and sift through the topics, choose a topic of your interest. In the topic thread, you will have different people who most likely share your interests as they also choose the thread you opted. You …read more