Google is giving social networking another try with Shoelace

It is currently only available in New York City and requires an invite. If you were hoping for a G+ replacement, then you’ll be disappointed, Shoelace is a hyperlocal social network designed to help you meet up with people in real life for events. Shoelace will be used to help you plan activities or events for your friends and meeting new people. What you need to know

Google is trying out a new hyperlocal social networking service called Shoelace. Shoelace is launching first in New York City and available for both Android and iOS devices, but you’re going to need an invite if you want to try it out. Currently, Shoelace is only available in New York City and requires an invite. It will also suggest events that you might be interested in joining. Google may have shut down Google+ back in April, but its new app Shoelace shows it hasn’t given up on social networking. This l… With Shoelace, you can create a listing for an event or activity and invite friends or strangers to join in.