It’s another step toward the technology featured in Spike Jonze’s Her: virtual people that we can interact (and possibly fall in love, or at least obsession) with.
It also brings to mind Japan’s hostess culture, in which women are paid to idly flirt and spend time with solo businessmen.
Watching the demo video, it’s clear that the app is the latest in a long line of Japanese inventions that attempt to solve the enduring problem of social isolation.
These range from anime body pillows (often used as “girlfriends”) to the hugging coat that automatically hugs its wearer and the ramen bowl with an i Phone mount (actually a great idea for anyone).
Bieber looked notably happy during the outing, grinning as he showed off his tattoos in a white tank top and blue shorts. Last year, she was named the face of Madonna and daughter Lourdes Leon's juniors' clothing line, Material Girl, following in the footsteps of Zendaya and Rita Ora.
Since it’s creation in 2011, Snapchat has exploded in popularity.With updates about their comebacks, their photoshoots, their daily lives, and just the general tastes of these idols, we learn more and more about them on the daily.The 22-year-old pop star was snapped going on a morning hike on Wednesday with Sofia Richie, the 17-year-old daughter of singer Lionel Richie and the younger sister of fashionista Nicole Richie.How on earth did we entertain ourselves before the invention of such laughter-inducing apps as Snapchat (and its Face Swap function)?Well, as it turns out, Snapchat may not be all fun and games, as one girl’s app is seeing something that the rest of us aren’t…