What do tech-savvy young people get up to these days? Well, if they’re anything like the two 18 year-old founders of Verdict, a new app for iOS that can be thought of as a ‘Hot or not‘ for just about anything, then when not building apps and websites, they’re interning at VC firms and Microsoft, before putting University on hold to found a startup of their own.
Now, admittedly, Verdict doesn’t feel like the most original app idea. Users snap a photo, upload it to Verdict, add a short description and category, and begin soliciting a thumbs up or thumbs down from other users of the app. Not only does it riff off the old ‘Hot or not’ concept, but also has similarities to U.S.-based polling app Thumb.
The difference, says its young makers, is that activity on Verdict is entirely anonymous. The idea being that…
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