The founders of Grand Rapids social app Yote seek to not only bring more technology companies to GR following their new artificial intelligence, but they also have another vision in mind. They see loneliness as a widespread force of unhappiness that is detrimental to society, and they’re trying to use Yote to change that. Anthony Warner, 33, and Matthew Warner, 34, are two brothers creating an AI algorithm that matches a user, for whatever type of interaction they desire, with someone based on locations they travel to, along with more nuanced cues. Rather than relying on screen time, Yote is an app designed to put your phone down. “It’s for anyone who’s ever wanted to talk to someone but felt they didn’t have the opportunity,” said Anthony Warner. The free app uses location proximity to find recently active users nearby, up to 2km. There are no likes, views, or right swipes. They believe those methods currently used are not beneficial, and they aim to utilize mentally healthy practices. Users send “invitations” to others they want to befriend, which are added to their “team.” Posting a broadcast is an open-ended declaration that could be an invite or simply saying how you’re… Read full this story
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