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Kinky Messaging Apps

Whiplr is the "50 Shades" of Apps

— February 26, 2015 — Naughty
Marketed as a "messenger with kinks," the Whiplr app is specially designed to get you out of your comfort zone in the bedroom.

Thanks to 50 Shades of Grey, kink has transcended the world of taboo. No longer relegated to the back closet, the nipple clamps and latex are hanging out on the kitchen table.

If chains and whips excite you, but you're unsure how to go about experimenting with them, then Whiplr is the app for you. Its friendly platform allows curious users the opportunity to dip their toe into the world of kink and fetish using text, voice and video chat options. And, if you decide that you'd like to let your kinky side free outside of the virtual world, Whiplr will even connect you to potential play partners.

Trend Themes
1. Kink-friendly Apps - Developing apps that cater to the kink and fetish community, like Whiplr, offers an opportunity for disruptive innovation in the dating and social media industries.
2. Virtual Fetish Platforms - Creating virtual communities that offer a safe space to explore and engage with kink and fetish could disrupt traditional dating apps and online forums.
3. Tech-enabled Sexual Exploration - Incorporating technology, such as chatbots and AI, into sexual exploration platforms like Whiplr could enhance user experience and pave the way for future innovation in the sex tech industry.
Industry Implications
1. Dating Apps - Whiplr's success demonstrates that an opportunity exists for dating apps to tap into the kink and fetish market with new features and user experiences.
2. Social Media - Developing kink-friendly social media platforms or features could attract a niche audience and drive growth in the industry.
3. Sex Tech - Whiplr and other sex tech companies are disrupting the industry by introducing new ways of exploring sex and sexuality through technology, offering opportunities for future innovation and growth.
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