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Current Event February 9, 2017

Anonymous Compliments Via App


A new app is available allowing people to send anonymous compliments to one another. A twenty-five year old developer came up with the idea of creating a a virtual compliment box able to impact people around the world. On the app, people can leave each other anonymous compliments, see photos of positive reactions and can choose to reveal their identity later. Listen to learn more about the origins of the app, and how the founder hopes to use it to create a kinder, more empathetic culture.

Technology Empathy

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AIR DATE: 01/23/2017


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