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Customizable Friendship-Forging Apps

This Networking App Respects Your Privacy & Preferences

— November 6, 2021 — Tech
Hawaii-based software company iRadius has launched a networking app that is designed to make it easier for young adults to make new friends and stay in touch with existing friends and family, whilst also giving them a high degree of control over their privacy levels and preferences.

The 'iRadius Friend Radar' app combines the popular social media timeline format with messenger tools, but what makes it really stand out is the fact that it allows users to easily customize their networking preferences based on distance, gender, age and interests. The app also offers the ability to choose between three simple privacy levels dubbed Inner Circle, Friend and Public, allowing for constant control over the depth and breadth of interactions.

Designed to foster genuine relationships whilst respecting user privacy, this networking app could appeal to the growing number of people growing wary of the takeover of conventional social media apps by influencers, brands and bots.

Image Credit: iRadius
Trend Themes
1. Customizable Friend-making Apps - The ability to customize preferences for making friends offers a disruptive innovation opportunity for companies looking to tap into the growing demand for more genuine social connections.
2. Privacy-focused Social Networking - In a time where privacy concerns are at an all-time high, creating social networking apps that prioritize user privacy offers a disruptive innovation opportunity.
3. Combining Timeline and Messenger Features - Combining timeline and messenger tools in a single app offers a disruptive innovation opportunity for social networking companies looking to offer a more seamless and intuitive user experience.
Industry Implications
1. Social Networking - iRadius' Friend Radar app highlights the growing demand for more genuine social connections and the need for privacy in social networking apps, creating an opportunity for innovation in the social networking industry.
2. Privacy-focused Technology - The success of iRadius' Friend Radar app highlights a need for privacy-focused technology solutions, creating an opportunity for innovation in the technology industry.
3. Mobile Application Development - The launch of the Friend Radar app showcases the growing demand for intuitive, customizable and privacy-focused mobile applications, creating an opportunity for innovation in the mobile application development industry.
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