PSFK’s Trending Topic: Fake Apps Serve As Social Commentary

PSFK’s Trending Topic: Fake Apps Serve As Social Commentary
technology

Fake apps are popping up to offer social commentary on our startup, 'there's an app for that' culture.

Daniela Walker
  • 14 march 2014

Remember last month when Netflix announced it would begin drone delivery service? For about half a second, people thought it could be true, because nowadays, with startups promising mind-reading headbands and $600 inflatable bicycle helmets, it was almost believable. As a plethora of startups put forth more and more crazy and weird offerings, PSFK has spotted a rise in fake apps and startups, which are acting as a new form of social satire for the tech age.

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