The oversharing phenomenon is a real struggle. Opinions taken out of context get frowned upon, blown out of proportion and sometimes wreak havoc in the sharer’s life. Sometimes though, we just want to get things off our chest under anonymity, and find people who can help you deal or focus on your problem rather than the person behind it.
Here are 10 apps to help you talk to people who won’t know it’s you on the other side, or to help you find kindred spirits to share thoughts with. With these apps you can find people who you don’t know and will probably never ever meet in real life, to talk to.
Everything blows over over time anyways, but if you need someone to talk to right now, minus the possibility of getting your worries trampled over, here are the apps you should check out.
Psst is a chat platform where there is no chat history or chat ID’s. You can share political views, confessions, secrets, deal with grief and other less happy life experiences or just share corny jokes with other users. Your post stays active for 48 hours and is gone forever. Private chats stay for half a minute, tops.
Here is app that offers a fun way to share anything on your mind via memes. Discover Whispers by topics that interest you. You can write your thoughts, feelings, reaction or responses and post it with a background photo. If you like to have more private talks, just the private messaging feature here.
With Popcorn you are able to chat privately with peoples within a one-mile radius. Discover what people are doing in the local community, in your campus, in the new city you moved to or just to relieve boredom while at the office. The app is available in multiple languages: English, Dutch, French, German, Japanese and Spanish.
Anomo is simple and fun application to meet people with common interests. You start chatting with an avatar and via icebreaker games with 4 other users, the app will help hone down matches for your personality. You can then continue chatting with the matches provided. Once you are comfortable with your new friend, you can send reveal requests to know more about the other user.