Slide is a relatively new social network that combines Bluetooth sharing with self-destructive photos.
The app, available for iPhone, uses iBeacon Bluetooth low-energy technology to enable users to share images at a distance of up to 200 feet.
Although Slide uses Bluetooth to share photographs, it also requires Wi-Fi to upload content to the social network.
To start sharing tap on the camera button on the left side of the screen to take a picture. On the Capture screen, you can turn on the flash, flip the camera to take a selfie and invite friends to start sharing images.
When you take a picture, you will see the friends –with the app installed – that are around you and a clock to set a self-destruction time from 3 to up to 7 seconds. To share a picture all you have to do is slide your finger up on the screen.
If you don’t like what you’re sharing, slide your finger down to cancel the action.
Once you set a self-destruction time, your friends will be able to see the picture you shared on their timeline for a few seconds. It will get locked, and they won’t be able to see it anymore.
Slide offers something similar to AirDrop, a feature native to iOS that enables you to share images with people around you using Bluetooth. The self-destructing feature reminds me of Snapchat.
The app also shares some similarities with Facebook, as in it is a social network where you can see what people around you post. The downside to Slide is that there is no native iPad app and to use it you will have to download a 2x low-resolution version.
At least with Slide you will have three feature in one app. Now you can share self-destruct photos with people that are near you in an easier way.
You can download Slide free for iOS 7.1 or later.
Did you try Slide? Did you like it? Please let me know in the comment section below.