App Watch: Query your human network with Jelly

Published on NewsOK Modified: January 9, 2014 at 1:01 pm •  Published: January 9, 2014
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NEW YORK (AP) — Jelly is an app for when you walk by a tree and want to know what type of tree it is, so you snap a photo of it and ask your Facebook and Twitter friends.

Jelly is an app for when you wonder if you should trim your beard, so you snap a photo of said beard and ask your Facebook and Twitter friends.

It's an app for asking what sights you should see during your next vacation in Budapest and Bratislava (ask Jelly if you're wondering where that is). It's an app to take a photo of a bottle of Knob Creek bourbon and ask people whether you should drink some if you have a sore throat.

Jelly comes from Twitter Inc. co-founder Biz Stone, who unveiled the app this week.

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— HOW IT WORKS

Download the free Jelly app on your iPhone or Android mobile device. It's easier to find by searching "Jelly Industries." Connect the app to your Facebook and Twitter accounts.

To ask a question, take a photo, use one you've already taken or find one in Google images. Ask away. The query will go to people in your Facebook and Twitter networks, provided they also use Jelly. Your friends can also forward your question to their non-Jelly friends.

To answer questions, tap the icon on the top left. Questions will appear one by one. You can swipe the question away forever, star it to see what other people say, answer it or forward it your non-Jelly network.

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