Google's hyperlocal social networking app Shoelace aims to connect people with common interests

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Shoelace enables users to create listings for events that can be shared with others via the app
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Shoelace enables users to create listings for events that can be shared with others via the app

Google's Shoelace app is currently being rolled out to only a select group of users in New York City

Google is testing a new social media platform, called Shoelace, intended to encourage people to connect with others based on their shared interests. The network is currently invitation-only and is being...

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