Smiling Young White People Make App for Avoiding Black Neighborhoods

Developers Create App for Avoiding Black Neighborhoods

Gawker reports that SketchFactor, created by Allison McGuire and Daniel Herrington, rates neighborhoods based on "sketchiness"

by #teamEBONY, August 08, 2014

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Smiling Young White People Make App for Avoiding Black Neighborhoods

Smiling Young White People Make App for Avoiding Black Neighborhoods

Is there any way to keep White people from using computers, before this whole planet is ruined? I ask because the two enterprising White entrepreneurs above just made yet another app for avoiding non-white areas of your town—and it's really taking off!

Crain's reports on SketchFactor, a racist app made for avoiding "sketchy" neighborhoods, which is the term young White people use to describe places where they don't feel safe because they watched all five seasons of The Wire.

Read it at Gawker.

 
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