Editors’ Blog

Sites We Love: iSawYou

Tuesday, September 7th, 2010

By Clara Yoon

You’re walking along the street and all of a sudden, some random stranger catches your eye. You only get a glimpse before they’re gone, but there’s something about that person that makes them persist in your thoughts the rest of the day.

Nothing you can do about it, right? iSawYou strives to remedy that by allowing users to submit their stories of those ephemeral connections. Even if you don’t have your own sighting to report, iSawYou is a fascinating collection of stories. Some sightings are wistful—”I hope you notice me next time and maybe, just maybe, I’ll have the gumption to say ‘hello’.” Some sightings are bitter—”I’ll forgive you [for not saying hi] because you are surely embarrassed for the way you treated me.” And some are just very, very mysterious—”Your eyes were red and I wondered why.”

I see you, iSawYou, using the power of the internet so that maybe people can find The One for them that had been so darn elusive…

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