Peeple

Rating the Ratings: How to Evaluate Anything

Thumbs up! Top ten! Yay or nay! Humans love to categorize, prioritize and valuate all the information we gather about the world around us. When it …

Fashion Journalism

'Black Mirror' season 3: "Nosedive" features a human-rating app that's shockingly real

Many of the technologies on <i>Black Mirror</i> — from a recording device that plays back your memories at will to a credits system that rules a society — …

Netflix

Black Mirror’s ‘Nosedive’ Skewers Social Media

Starring Bryce Dallas Howard, the episode is set in a world where everyone is ranked out of five.<p><i>Sophie Gilbert and David Sims will be discussing the new season of Netflix’s</i> Black Mirror<i>, considering alternate episodes. The reviews contain spoilers; don’t read further than you’ve watched. See all</i> …

TV

Not Suprisingly, This Black Mirror Episode Mirrors Real Life

<i>Black Mirror,</i> the dystopian television show set in a future "ten minutes from now," presents as advertised: It's a dark mirror, reflecting a more …

TV

6 Tips For Musicians: Rapidly Grow Your Instagram Following

<i>This article originally appeared on the Sonicbids Blog</i>With 500 million active users, Instagram is a great visual social media platform to build your …

Social Media Marketing

The cheat-catching mattress – and other paranoia-inducing apps

A new ‘smart mattress’ uses motion sensors to detect whether your other half is being unfaithful. It’s just one of the many ways you can now stoke your real-world insecurities online<p>Most lovers only want to know the when and the who-with of a cheating partner, but now a Spanish mattress company has …

In Defense of "Yelp for People" Uncut: When Exes are Dangerous but not Illegal

<i>After harsh backlash with concerns about cyberbullying, the app "Peeple," which serves reviews of people in the way that Yelp does for restaurants, was gutted of its original spirit and rendered useless. But its founder Julia Cordray should never have backed down, because Peeple, uncut, could have</i> …

News (U.S.)

7 of the Most Innovative Technologies on Display at SXSW

AUSTIN, Texas – What started 30 years ago as a small music festival in Austin, Texas has evolved into one of the country’s most anticipated …

Gear & Gadgets

We Tried Peeple (AKA 'That Yelp for People App') So You Don't Have To

Back when the “Yelp for People” app Peeple was announced in September, public reaction was so profoundly negative that SFist couldn’t help but be …

13 TechCrunch stories you don’t want to miss this week

This week, Facebook made a selfie filter app acquisition, Google surprised us with the Android N preview and we ate bugs. Yeah, seriously. Silicon Valley is eating bugs now. These are the tech headlines you don’t want to miss this week.<p><b>1.</b> Google unexpectedly announced the Android N Developer …

Satya Nadella

Controversial App Peeple Thinks It Can Make LinkedIn 'More Relevant'

The controversial "Yelp for people" app that lets you rate other people launched last week. Peeple's cofounder and CEO, Julia Cordray, suggests the app is similar to LinkedIn.<p>A new app that lets you write reviews of other people has a lot of folks worried about online bullying, invasion of privacy …

LinkedIn

People don't seem to be liking the new Peeple app much

The app that launched a thousand angry tweets when it was announced last fall is finally available for download in the app store.<p>The newly retooled …

Do people think you're a jerk? Peeple may help you find out

When people heard about the app that helps you review people on the Internet, they panned it as a terrible idea. Now it's been released.<p>Julia Cordray made her career helping recruit people for jobs. So it makes sense she'd create an app that helps people manage their online reputation, soliciting …

Fortney: Peeple app founder remains upbeat in face of tech world thumbs down

She’s recognized on the streets of San Francisco, has been a guest on the Dr. Phil Show and, on Wednesday, publications like the Hindustan Times in …

Peeple (for iPhone)

<b>Pros</b><p>Focuses on positivity across multiple reputation categories. Lets you prevent negative reviews from appearing on your profile. …

Writing

Peeple is boring

When Peeple entered the online limelight in October, it was instantly pilloried as an app that went too far for no good reason. It was hastily described as "Yelp for people," a tagline that's about as appealing as "dog food for people." Denizens of the internet expressed concern over the app's …

Long-form Journalism

Reviled People-Rating App Slithers Into Action

With its reputation preceding it, Peeple on Monday launched on the iTunes App Store. The goal of the app is to help people better understand each …

That 'Yelp for Humans' App Is Still Awful

Remember that app Peeple? You know, the “Yelp for People?” It launched this week under the guise of a more sugar-coated definition of rating your …

Human-rating ‘Peeple’ app launches despite massive backlash

<b>Roll up, roll up, and see the app that’s being billed as the ‘worst idea in internet history.’</b><p>The ‘Peeple’ app is being billed as a Yelp type service …

App Store

Peeple app released: People bash app designed to let users rate human beings

The new Peeple app that launched Monday is designed to let people rate other people, similar to Yelp, but in a much more personal way. People …

Denver

People-Rating App Peeple Is Live And Not A Hoax | Crunch Report

Robots are getting better at gripping things thanks to Google’s Machine Learning, Pandora launches AMPcast so artists can speak to their fans, Vessel gets an ad-free subscription option, Amazon launches live shopping show which features links to buy products.

Pandora

Yelp-for-people app Peeple is back – so we rated Julia, its cofounder

<b>Comment</b> When does determination become stupidity? We're about to find out with the launch of slander-as-a-service app Peeple.<p>It's been five months …

Social Media

The much-hated ‘Yelp for People’ app is here — and it’s getting savaged in the App store

The so-called "Yelp for People" app that allows you to review fellow humans instead of businesses has officially launched, and it's already getting savaged in the App Store with negative reviews.<p>"Absolutely the worst idea in internet history," reads one review. Another says, "I can see this app …

App Store

Peeple human-rating app revamped to keep it nice

Calgary-based founders give users more control after outcry over concept<p>Peeple, the app described as a "Yelp for rating people" launched today, with …

Controversial people-rating app Peeple goes live, has a plan to profit from users’ negative reviews

Peeple, the controversial people-rating application that lets its users rate and review anyone, is not a hoax or vaporware, as many suspected following the media backlash surrounding the unveiling of the company’s intentions last fall. The Washington Post even called the app “terrifying,” given …

Apps

The Internet Is Freaking out Over the New "Yelp for People App" That Launched Today

<b>Carey Wedler</b> <b><br>March 7, 2016</b><p><b>We're revolutionizing the news industry, but we need your help! Click here to get started.</b><p><b>(</b><b>ANTIMEDIA</b><b>)</b> On Monday, a new, …

Creative Commons

Peeple app launches letting you review your friends

Yelp has been around for a long time and has raised the ire of more than one business that received a bad review that was incorrect. Peeple is a new …

Social Reputation App Peeple Has Launched

Social Reputation App Peeple Has Launched<p>/ March 8, 2016 at 9:22 PM / Technology, Technology News<p>The social reputation app Peeple launched yesterday. …

Apps

The Terrifying 'Yelp for People' App Is Now Available

Are you ready to be reviewed by your boss and significant other?<p>Apple iPhone owners can now download Peeple, a long-awaited app that lets users rate …

Technology

Controversial people-rating app ‘Peeple’ launches in North America

After stirring up enormous controversy last year, Peeple – better known as “Yelp for people” – launched in North America Monday.<p>The app allows users …