Only 5% of the Facebook users who actually installed it are actively trading Naughty Gifts, but that’s nearly 200,000 people, just saying. And no one is ever just saying, so consider: there is a social function in these app-driven gestures. Already the poke has been graphed for it’s sexual possibilities:
(img: Dave McClure)
So what, then, does offering blue balls, whipped cream, and SILF’s mean, some people will have to know. Because the corresponding behavior offline is already so easily understood. Perhaps to be explored at three people-in-the-same room parties in the next week, organized by the app developer’s at Going.com (a social party sharing site, naturally), scheduled around Halloween: Friday for New York and Chicago, and in San Francisco on Wednesday.
Hip to the scene, or just hip to innovation, condom purveyor Durex, has their own Facebook app, Free Condoms, where you can receive actual physical condoms. Condoms are spread around, ha, virally, with users scoring “Bangin’ Bucks” for users they recruit to install the app. More later in what personal information one must open up to the app to get said condoms in hand.
Of course, their tagline?