Also, Someecards had this idea in 2007.
Second, as for the product, social media cards are not an innovation and are not enough to carry a tech companytake for example Whisper, the largely forgettable app which generated cards from anonymous users, and which laid off much of its staff and lost its.
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The thing about people who lose presidential elections is that their star tends to fadeand this goes double for Clinton, who lost to a guy formerly best known for racism, selling as-seen-on-TV steaks and a lengthy parade of business disasters.Certain Snapchat filters, Facebook status updates, Instagrams, and even information rights management client text messages are all potentially tied to geolocation data.Verrits underlying concept is simple: Users are able to package"s, factoids and other bits of text into easily shareable social media cards.Image credit: slgckgc flickr, working with headphones on usually means youd rather not be bothered, but sometimes it means youre just listening to something while you work.Dear Lifehacker, I am condemned to being stuck in a small cubicle with low walls.As for the value of its verification process, as the.Its relatively simple for app developers to build in geolocation functionalityand many services require users to opt-in to sharing location data.For a startup like this to work, it has to have a clearly defined mission, a valuable product and an engaged base which actually has an interest in using the platform long-term.As for the long-term, dedicated userbase, look: Many, many people are extremely angry about the outcome of the 2016 elections, and theres growing evidence that it might not have just been a mud-slinging dirt fest but actually subject to Russian interference and possible collusion.Computerworld, the Voice of Business Technology Follow.Verrit has none of these.Illinois has a reputation of passing strict data privacy legislation.But now the state of Illinois wants ensure that all companies extracting geolocation data from individuals must provide an opt-in, or else theyll have to pay.Explore the IDG Network descend.Clintons decision to hawk Verrit is regrettable for a number of reasons, including that this site looks like a terrible bet in an already over-saturated media economy which is shedding platforms and publishers left and right.New York Daily News noted, Daou and crew have not elaborated on how or who would be fact-checking the work.Does he not realize that will make reasonable peopleboth on the left and the rightimmediately switch off, just like they do when they get an email that starts with RE:FWD:FWD:RE:RE:RE:RE?But there has to be a future for politics beyond 2016, especially for the Democratic Party, which is still reeling and has yet to rally around a coherent strategy that can translate its anger over the new administration into electoral momentum.If signed, companies would be required to inform users of how theyre using the location data they collect, if the users decides to share.
Essentially, its yet another contribution to the endless relitigation of an admittedly awful election season that ended nearly a year ago.