Satirical Guidance

Millennials rely on humor-driven tech in their transition to adulthood

Implications - Reframing day-to-day challenges to seem less intimidating, satirical comedy is being incorporated into helpful apps and assistive robotics, making the transition into adulthood more manageable for the Millennial demographic. Already heavily reliant on technology, Millennials entering this responsibility-laden stage of their lives are practically forming relationships with their trusted tech companions, looking for devices that not only help them in their day-to-day, but also alleviate some of their stress and anxiety through humor and personality.
SCORE: 6.6
This Month and Mild Top 4 Examples: 1,843 Total Clicks Jan 16 - May 17
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Shaming Exercise Apps - Fitness Motivation App Cakewalk Will Shame Lazy Users on Social Media
SCORE: 6.3
Warm 909 Clicks Pub: Jan 28, 16
Shaming Exercise Apps
Fitness Motivation App Cakewalk Will Shame Lazy Users on Social Media
If hard data and the latest wearable technology isn’t enough to encourage you to exercise, this fitness motivation app combines physical activity and humor. The Cakewalk app from the Robots... [More]
Snarky Fitness Trackers - The Walk Against Humanity App Taunts You into Reaching Your Goals
SCORE: 6.6
This Quarter and Mild 327 Clicks Pub: Apr 8, 17
Snarky Fitness Trackers
The Walk Against Humanity App Taunts You into Reaching Your Goals
It’s safe to say that the Walk Against Humanity app will not be for everyone. That seems to be the goal of the people behind it. The app, available for both iOS and Android, is a snarky... [More]
Humorous Home Assistants - The Google Assistant AI has Been Programmed with Professional Jokes
SCORE: 4.9
This Year and Mild 438 Clicks Pub: Oct 12, 16
Humorous Home Assistants
The Google Assistant AI has Been Programmed with Professional Jokes
Google Assistant is the search giant’s answer to other smart home systems like Alexa for Amazon’s Echo Dot, and the Assistant AI is separating itself from competitors in a unique way. On... [More]
Inebriated Navigation Apps - The Ekisupaato Railway App Now Features a One-Touch 'Drunk Mode'
SCORE: 5.4
This Quarter and Mild 169 Clicks Pub: Mar 24, 17
Inebriated Navigation Apps
The Ekisupaato Railway App Now Features a One-Touch 'Drunk Mode'
In order to help those who have had too much to drink get home safely, software developer Val Laboratory recently added a ‘Drunk Mode’ to its Ekisupaato railway navigation app. When... [More]
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