A NEW social network for those who are dying, called ‘My Last Wish’, has been set up, in a bid to help people fulfil their ultimate dreams.
My Last Wish is available as an app and has been created to help people meet others who are dying but have similar hopes and ambitions which they wish to achieve before they die.
The free app’s description in Apple’s App Store, created by a software company called White Lotus Corporation, says: “A social networking application to make friendship wit those unknown people from corners of the world with different ethnicity, culture, traditions, value systems, life style and much more – but having only one thing in common and that is the ‘Last Wish’.
“By this application we have tried to unite the community on the ‘Wish Wall’ to share their last wish with the world and find out those people with similar wish[es] before they die, get connected to them and be friends forever.”
Users of the app, known as ‘fellow wishers’ are asked to post their final wish onto the ‘Wish Wall’ and can choose to attach their email address or phone number so other users who want to do the same thing, can get in touch.
‘Fellow wishers’ can tap on a user’s name and their contacts will be instantly added to their phonebook and they can also opt to receive notifications when people write wishes on the wall.
One user, Eve Lynn, said her last wish was to: “Drive out to the desert and watch the stars with the man I love.”
Another, Kirtan Thaker, wrote: “I want to write an inspiring book.”
“I believed in the possibility that there can be two persons in this world with same hopes, dreams and wishes,” Kirtan Thaker, co-founder of the White Lotus Corporation, told technology site Mashable. “I was confident that if we create an app where this possibility can be turned into reality, people will love this concept and they will get a chance to make friends who are unknown but having just one thing in common which is the last wish.”
The app is only available on Apple’s iOS but an Android version will be released soon.