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Facemood :) Review

Facemood :) Review

iPhone App - Designed for the iPhone, compatible with the iPad
A fun idea that could just use a little more work

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Frimby recently contacted 148Apps to tell us about its next app, Facemood, available for $.99 on the App Store right now.

Facemood – in case you can’t guess from its name – is a Facebook themed app. The app tells you the current mood of your friends. It works by using a unique algorithm to analyze your friend’s status updates. Facemood takes several variables into account during its process, including keywords, sentence structure and punctuation. The mood is then represented by simple graphical icons, measuring the happiness and calmness of the user. Moods range from depressed to ecstatic depending on the score returned by the algorithm.

“The app allows you to browse all your friends as well as those which you have added to a Favourites list which automatically updates and directly shows their mood in a graphical manner,” the company said in an e-mail to 148Apps.

I think the idea is interesting, but it kind of reminds me of MySpace’s mood settings, which users can specify themselves. Still, it’s an idea that’s altogether quite different from that. I’m curious to see how well the algorithm works – and, more specifically, if it actually works accurately.

Frimby has not set an exact release date for Facemood, but it sounds like it will be available on the iTunes App Store fairly soon.

The studio has one other app on the App Store already, SongStumblr, which released last year.

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Released: 2011-03-26 :: Category: Social Networking

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