There’s a common criticism of the smartphone culture: that even in a group, we’re paying attention not to each other, but to the glowing rectangles in our hands. Undefeated Games’ new game, DareShare, is a wonderful rebuttal to this phenomenon, by using the phone as a catalyst for interaction, not its impediment. The app provides dares the user to take zany, outrageous photos with the folks nearby.
This is the result:
DareShare is the brainchild of Ho‘ala Greevy, the founder of PauSpam, an early Hawaii internet startup. The app is expanding now to 31 countries via the iTunes app store. Give it a try – I dare you.