Brightkite uses participants’ current locations to connect people, allowing them to chat and possibly meet up.
The network has been heralded as a great way to meet new people, find a date or connect with locals while traveling.
If you live in Wyoming you can change that to fifty or a hundred miles or however big Wyoming is, anyways.
Once your profile is matched, you have one hour to initiate a conversation via instant message.
"In today’s apped-up, textaholic society, exploration means downloading apps, not just checking out a new You Tube video." Enter spur-of-the-moment dating.
"If you think you’re not tech-savvy enough to download a dating app, think again," Laurie Davis, founder of e Flirt Expert and author of Love At First Click: The Ultimate Guide to Online Dating (releasing in February by Simon & Schuster) tells Mashable.Here's how GPS dating works: you fill out a profile saying who you are and what you're looking for in your mate.(For example, you could say you're only interested in non-smoking Jewish men taller than 5'10" who read Henry James on the weekends.) Then the application matches your profile with potential mates, all within a mile radius.Sometimes meeting people is meant to be spontaneous.A new trend in online dating makes use of the GPS in your i Phone, Android, or Blackberry to help you find a date within a mile radius of where you are at any moment. The new technology is completely secure: your exact location is never revealed, so if you're a stalker, well, you're sh*t out of luck.