App requests IRL stalker for one day

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Social media continues to evolve, and we recently saw a platform that enable users to create multiple anonymous personas. Artist Lauren McCarthy has created a project called Follower where users can request a real-life stalker for a day. Users in New York can apply to be a part of Follower, and if selected, they are invited to download the app. McCarthy, who is currently the only follower, will locate the user via their smartphone’s GPS and shadow them for one day. She stays close by without revealing herself, watching the user go about their daily routine. At the end of…

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