It’s when you push the radar button that Girls Around Me does what it says on the tin. Immediately, Girls Around Me went into radar mode, and after just a few seconds, the map around us was filled with pictures of girls who were in the neighborhood. If you get checked into Foursquare by a friend without your knowledge and have a publicly visible Facebook profile, you could end up in here.” (Update: Apparently, I wasn’t correct about this. “So let’s say I’m a bro, looking to go out for a night on the town and pick someone up.
And if I’d written a post about it a month ago, it would have probably been from that angle.
It would have been so nice to finish things with a laugh.
But now, as six intelligent, sophisticated friends from a variety of backgrounds surrounded me — some looking sick, some looking angry, and some with genuine fear in their faces — I didn’t think Girls Around Me was so funny.
It had cast a pall across a beautiful day, and it had made people I loved feel scared…
not just for the people loved, but for complete strangers. Not because Girls Around Me is an evil app that should be pulled from the i OS App Store, or because the company that makes it — Moscow-based i-Free — is filled with villains.