Anti-Social App Helps People Avoid Their Friends [Video]
'Hell is Other People' displays where acquaintances are based on social media check-ins so users can go to "safe zones" where they won't bump into them.
‘Hell is Other People‘ is an app that displays where your friends are based on their social media check-ins so you can determine how to avoid them. The experiment in anti-social media uses FourSquare to track friends and provides an avoidance map with green points that represent “safe zones” that are optimally-distanced from their check-ins.
Developed by designer Scott Garner, the project is part satire, part commentary on his disdain for social media, and part exploration of his difficulties with social anxiety.