Peeple is the ‘Yelp for people’ app your mother warned you about

See the original posting on The Verge

Peeple is an app that lets users rate fellow human beings as if they were Amazon purchases. Its creators are calling it “Yelp for people,” with the app letting anyone review anyone they know and assign them star ratings out of five. Reactions on social media, however, suggest the idea isn’t entirely welcome, with the concept drawing comparisons with an episode of Community where a similar app turns the school into a Hunger Games-style dystopia ruled over by a five-star elite. Peeple, meanwhile, is simply marketing itself as a “positivity app for positive people.”

“Peeple is an app that allows you to rate and comment about the people you interact with in your daily lives on the following three categories: personal, professional, and…

Continue reading…