In the age of digital kindness, people are turning to their ‘text door neighbors’ to spread inspiration.
In order to find your own neighbor, you simply text your own phone number but change the last digit. People have been finding new friends, and even love as demonstrated here.
Not everyone is thrilled about receiving the messages, but it’s been a positive experience for most participants. One person even recovered something he had lost:
Police are not recommending the practice. “We have received numerous reports of unwanted harassment from these people who spend too much time online,” says the police captain. “If you ask me, you deserve what happens to you.”