Now he logs onto a website to check their activity, captured via cellular connection, and remotely monitors their medication.
He sees the number of times Mom opens the refrigerator, and when Dad goes into the bathroom or heads out the door.
People were happily swiping away, so why add something that was complicated and expensive and not necessarily in demand?
For new apps that have attempted to make video their main attraction, it’s proved difficult to build up a sizable user base and moderating all that content to keep the inevitable creeps off the platform is a behemoth task.
Partly because there was no need to fix what wasn’t broken.But she now believes "We’re as good or better than any other dating app out there." They’ve now turned their attention, she says, to setting themselves apart from the competition and exciting their existing users.Stories is a big part of how they plan to do that, and to that end, they’ve gone in hot.The company can alert D'Eramo by text, email, Web or phone if something is out of the ordinary."Using this new technology allows me to feel emotionally confident and secure that my parents can stay in their home longer," said D'Eramo, 44, a printing company salesman.
If all goes according to plan, Match Stories should be an efficient way to convey what your life is like and what matters to you — "Here's me fishing with my brother," or "I love to travel and have been all over the world," or, even better, "Here are my seventeen beloved Pomeranians." And while a photo and video compilation by itself doesn’t exactly feel revolutionary, the voice over is really the game changer.