== Apps for the Occupation, News & Resources ==
Recent Occupy App Announcements:
The first App for the Occupation has been made!
Wired broke the news on the In-human Microphone App for iPhone
used to circumvent the Megaphone Ban at OccupyNYC.
Secret Monitor software found on most Android Phones
If you installed Google Android OS directly from Google, then you are safe. If you received your Android or Blackberry phone directly from your phone carrier (HTC, Sprint, AT&T, Verizon, etc) then every keystroke has been recorded by a third-party company on behalf of your phone carrier.
Lifehacker has instructions on how to remove the software:
== What we have done ==
+ New OccupyApps Development Wiki: http://OccupyApps.pbworks.com
+ Regular weekly Meetings organized on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/267948993247633/
+ 3 Mass Code-a-thons planned for Jan, March (SXSW) and April: http://code-a-thon.org
== What we need from Supporters ==
+ Have an App Party !!
Get together with some friends, download these apps and try to do Occupy-related things with them. Have a flash mob, or get on your soapbox, whatever, just have fun with it & let us know how it went.
We are looking for a short text description of:
1. The app you installed and what device you installed it on.
2. How you used it in some way in conjunction with the Occupation.
3. A general rating of the experience, what could be better, what worked best?
The list of Apps we need people to experiment with are:
on Any Phone:
+ Inhuman Microphone
+ Vibe - location-based messaging
+ MessageParty = Chat Room + Geolocation + iPhone
+ Shouty - p2p audio broadcasting
+ “I’m Getting Arrest” app - quick emergency mass text
+ GroupMe - group text messaging and chat
on Tablet (iPad and Android):
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