Remember what you said a year ago today on Facebook? Twitter? Instagram? Foursquare? No? Timehop will help you recall your witty (or not-so) postings from 365 days ago with its new, free service that gives you a daily email "that brings it all back to you."
Timehop co-founders Benny Wong and Jonathan Wegener told Mashable they came up with the idea at a Foursquare hackathon last year, but it was met with a "meh" response. That changed once attendees got the emails and "had nostalgic emotional experiences," Wegener told the website. "Then they tweeted and talked about it, and we had several thousand users in a short time."
There's no real business plan for how Timehop will make money. But that's never stopped anyone from starting something (ahem: Twitter, which is now finally starting to bring in dough.)
Folks at TheNextWeb think Timehop "is a brilliant service. After all, what’s the sense in documenting our lives on social networks if we never see that information again? Timehop’s email is a web logger’s dream come true."
Whether it's navel-gazing or nostalgia (or both), you decide. To use Timehop, you'll need to give permission for the site to access your social media accounts. And be patient: You'll need to wait until the next morning to get your first email.
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