Are we friends on BeReal yet? The anti-"success theater" social media app prompts users to post during a random, two-minute time increment each day and doesn't allow uploads, editing, or any of that highly scripted social behavior we've seen take over social networks like Instagram.
It's a fun experiment in pushing against the tension of authenticity in modern social. And even with multiple crashes and down days, more of my network is joining week after week.
I’m @gregswan if you want to be real with me.
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