Memphian’s new networking app aided by pandemic

By , Special to the Daily Memphian Updated: December 12, 2020 4:00 AM CT | Published: December 12, 2020 4:00 AM CT
<strong>Robert Yates chats with members of the Generosity Network during a work session on Thursday, Dec. 3. The former insurance agent developed the Follow App, which allows users to connect with other users at an event or inside a space by automatically sharing virtual business cards.</strong> (Mark Weber/Daily Memphian)

Robert Yates chats with members of the Generosity Network during a work session on Thursday, Dec. 3. The former insurance agent developed the Follow App, which allows users to connect with other users at an event or inside a space by automatically sharing virtual business cards. (Mark Weber/Daily Memphian)

At the first Germantown Area Chamber of Commerce luncheon since social distancing became the norm, Robert Yates saw members tossing business cards across tables, but they did not touch them, they just took photos of the cards. 

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Toni Lepeska is a freelance reporter for The Daily Memphian. The 32-year veteran of newspaper journalism covers a diversity of topics, always seeking to reveal the human story behind the news. Toni, who grew up in Cayce, Mississippi, is a graduate of the University of Mississippi. To learn more, visit tonilepeska.com


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