a new photo-sharing social media app called bereal has become the latest obsession of generation z.
I first heard about it from a friend, who said she loved it and wanted our whole group of friends to start using it.
I was hesitant to download it because I already spend too much time on tiktok and have been trying to cut down on my screen time. but as each of my friends started using bereal they started to get excited about how fun it was to stay in touch with friends all day long on the app so i eventually gave in to peer pressure and fomo.
bereal was invented in 2020, but it has had a moment this year. According to today’s social media trends news website, the app’s downloads have increased 315% since the beginning of the year, and it now ranks fourth on the list of most downloaded social media apps, behind Instagram. , snapchat and pinterest.
According to the app’s description on the apple app store, bereal encourages people to “show your friends who you really are, for once,” by removing filters and opportunities to stage, overthink, or edit pictures.
I decided to try bereal for a week to see if it lived up to the hype.