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Disappearing app

March 27th, 2014
02:19 PM ET

Social networks can keep you up to date on your friends' every move – where they are, what they're eating, and what games they're playing.

If you find it all a bit overwhelming and prefer to maintain a low profile, a new app called Cloak aims to do the opposite. It's more like an anti-social network – designed to help you avoid friends, colleagues or exes, using data from Instagram and Foursquare.

Putting it to the test, CNN's Tech Correspondent Samuel Burke took to the streets of London, to discover how effectively Cloak could help him disappear.

Text: New app helps you avoid your friends, exes


Filed under:  Social Media • Technology
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