It’s rare these days for those using smartphones not to have eyes glued to their screen, which is why the Beme App is encouraging users to enjoy life. The premise and reasoning for the app’s creation was that too many people choose to see the world through their phones and no their eyes.
Beme founder, and well-known YouTuber, Casey Neistat cannot be accused of telling a lie. Many times, during concerts, events or otherwise precious moments of people’s lives, phones spring up to record and eyes are on the screen. Recording and sharing has become more important than enjoying.
The new social media app is set to provide a solution for those missed-out-on events, so that we can both record videos and send them to our friends while remaining in the moment. Beme provides that opportunity with a simple-to-use interface and minimal functions.
The app comes with no filters or editing options and brings a new approach to video recording. Instead of pressing the record button, the user will be required to only bring their phones up against their own chest and the proximity sensor will instantly activate to record a 4-seconds-long video. Thus, it will provide a first person view of what’s in front of us.
After that, it works in a way that is reminiscent to older versions of Snapchat. The user will send the video to their friends, and after one single viewing, it’s removed, lost somewhere in space never to be seen again.
According to Neistat, it will bright forth the ability to better enjoy and focus, because everything you see, it will be for the first and last time before it’s gone.
The second feature that Beme founder was excited to present was its ability to provide instant reactions from friends through selfies while watching the video. According to the famous YouTuber, the first reaction is the most honest and genuine, unfiltered and instinctive.
The Beme app is available for download in Apple’s App Store for iOS, but so far it’s invitation only. One person already running the app may sent out requests for others and so on and so forth, until it will either expand on its own or it will be made available for the public.
One thing Neistat is passionate about is its ability to show the world who we truly are, removing all the carefully crafted pictures and purposefully flattering lighting that often crowd social media accounts all around the world.
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