WNM Live - talk to strangers near you using VOIP

Here's an interesting app, WNM Live (Who's Near Me) is a social networking platform that allows users to engage in voice calls with other Windows Phone users, or people from different platforms. The ability to be anonymous will remind some of Chatroulette, an anonymous video chat site, except with the ability to view profiles and choose people to talk to.

Some of the app highlights include:

  • Free Wi-Fi Phone Calls to other mobile & website users
  • Free Text/Picture Messaging
  • Live Stream where anyone can post
  • View user profiles and photos
  • Always anonymous - if you want to be
  • 2nd place in Microsoft's WP7 App Challenge
  • Available for other mobile platforms, the web, and as a Facebook app

While the features are certainly interesting, it's fairly obvious what a good number of users would use this app for. Then again, it's always nice to meet people around you who share the same interests, in this case it's Windows Phone. Searching users on gender, location and age is available. WNM also came 2nd place in Microsoft's WP7 App Challenge back in June earlier this year. Think of this app as the social side of "...I'm a WP7!", but taken to a more extreme level.

You can download WNM Live (opens in new tab) from the Marketplace, and check out the official website (opens in new tab) should you be interested for the experience on a larger screen.

Rich Edmonds
Senior Editor, PC Build

Rich Edmonds is Senior Editor of PC hardware at Windows Central, covering everything related to PC components and NAS. He's been involved in technology for more than a decade and knows a thing or two about the magic inside a PC chassis. You can follow him over on Twitter at @RichEdmonds.

  • I'll give it a try. On a different note, you guys should link the QR code next to apps. :)Whoa, didn't know there was so many people near me using WP7. WIN!
  • we're working on something for that, thx
  • how about Microsoft tags? Let's keep it in the family! LOL
  • Kelsey, you're grounded!Brian, off to jail you go!
  • Lol.
  • ive wnm, not enough guys that are playing for the home team.
  • LOL I added it to my facebook and it logged me into somebody elses's wnm live account without putting any email or passwrod !! WTF?????it was some girl wnm profile, I deleted it... wow it looks like this wnm network is insecure