There are more and more apps that are connecting people worldwide like Whatsapp, Snapchat and Twitter but there is now a new player on the app market: uCiC. It is pronounced as ‘You See, I See’, and that is literally what it is. With this app you get the unique opportunity to choose a location worldwide and ask a fellow uCiC-er to send an image of what he or she sees. You can exploit this in a variety of ways. For example: you want to go to your favorite restaurant on the other side of town, but it’s Saturday and probably busy. It is not possible to make a reservation. What to do? Send a request to uCiC-ers in the neighborhood and wait till you get a photo of the queue back. Asking for a photo of queue is not the only way this app can be used. There is no exact purpose for the app, which has led to interesting situations. For example, our guest Harleen – the founder of the app – asked the app users in Donetsk, Ukraine to send her an image of the warzone. What she got back was a direct, insiders view of devastation
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