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Is Peeple a force for good?

Dystopian nightmare or life-changing tool?

By Prospect Team  


Today, Twitter users and journalists have criticised the creators of an app called Peeple, currently in testing and set to launch in November, which will allow users to “review” other people in the way that, say, Tripadvisor allows you to review restaurants. 

Critics say the app could have unwanted effects. Many women, in particular, fear that the sort of instinct which leads furious men to hurl misogyny at them on Twitter and other platforms could manifest in very ugly ways on a review app. But the app’s creators say that negative reviews will be…

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