Now that "the fappening" is dying down, what's next for the most unsavory men on the Internet? Perhaps it will be trawling Whisper under the cover of soliciting for an escort or modeling service!
Spend much time in any corner of the Internet where strangers don't exchange names, and you'll start seeing some dark shit. People will confess all sorts of things under the cover of anonymity—abuse, depression, suicidal thoughts. And one app is attempting to do its part.
Anyone who's ever been a #teen surely remembers those days of door-slamming and loudly asserted rights to privacy. But social media has opened up a whole new front in the endless adolescent war for space to brood. Cue the flourishing of anonymous messaging apps!
Facebook is ten years old, and at this point, it's practically a Christmas party at the local VFW hall—it's heavy on the grandparents and most kids know to be on their best behavior. Meanwhile, new sites and services are springing up like mushrooms after a rainstorm.
The last time we took a look at Whisper—a popular app that allows users to post text and photos with confessions—we saw that it was full of dissatisfied young women who get ignored by their significant others because of games. But that's not the only type of secret that people share on the service.
The great white whale of the dating and sex app market will go to whoever can figure out a way to change hundreds of years of gender dynamics and get women to want and ask for casual sex with random people. Every brilliant mind who has passed through Silicon Valley and has a gay friend has had the following…