A new app allows people to rate you – and you can’t opt out

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You may already rate your purchases, your hotel stay, or your experience at a local restaurant online.

But now a new app will allow people to rate any person they want – all they have to have is their phone number.

Peeple is very comparable to the Yelp app, but instead of rating businesses, you will soon be able to rate people.

According to The Washington Post,  Peeple will allow you to rate aquaintances like objects, with a one to five-star rating – anyone from your co-worker, to your ex, to your relative, and they have no choice.

Once someone’s name and phone number has been entered into the app, anyone can rate you, and you can’t delete bad or biased reviews.

Users must use their real name, be over the age of 21, and have a Facebook account to be able to post a review.

Profanity, sexism, and private health conditions are not allowed to be mentioned.

There is a loophole to prevent negative ratings… If you don’t register for the site, and can’t contest negative reviews, only positive reviews are shown.

Peeple creators believe the new app will help users choose a good babysitter or request a specific teacher for your child, for example, all based on their ratings as human beings.

The app is currently in its testing phase and is set to launch in late November.

If testers demand an opt-out feature, which currently is not an option, the creators say they may oblige.

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