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Facebook alternative by Google - Shoelace

Devdiscourse News Desk | New York | Updated: 11-07-2019 18:56 IST | Created: 11-07-2019 18:56 IST
Facebook alternative by Google - Shoelace
Image Credit: Shoelace

After Google+ shutdown search giant Google is again coming with its own social networking website named Shoelace. According to a report by Android Police Google has launched a new app for testing which is invite-only.

Google new app promises to help you "connect with others who have the same interests." According to its FAQ, the App is being launched in New York City for testing with selected communities. It is also stated that the Shoelace will be only available on Android and Apple devices (Android v8.0+ and iOS v11.0+) with an active Google account.

Shoelace is being built a small team in Area 120, Google's workshop for experimental products.

The Android app appears to have been removed from the Play Store, but an installer is available to sideload from APK Mirror.


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