The latest free iPhone app called â€œBeautyMeterâ€ is a modern version of â€œHot or Notâ€ that took over the Internet a couple years ago.
The app was pulled from the iTunes App Store after teenage girls began to bare it all in an attempt to bump up their ratings.
It's amazing what some girls will do to get a little attention.
Implications - Applications that measure one's worth is very popular in mobile devices. Audiences who judge each other daily are able to rank and say their exact thoughts on a person's features. The ability to have free speech appeals to these audiences as there are no legal repercussions that will affect them.
Underage BeautyMeter App Gets Pulled
Tisah Tucknott — July 2, 2009 — Naughty