Arianna Huffington’s new app lets you humblebrag about turning your phone off

Arianna Huffington has partnered with Samsung to create an app that helps you disconnect from the internet while also humblebragging to your friends that you can’t be reached. The app, called Thrive, will be available in December exclusively for Samsung devices only through the Samsung Galaxy Store.

To be fair, a lot of what Thrive does is already available by toggling the Do Not Disturb button on Samsung devices. Like Do Not Disturb, Thrive can schedule times to be disconnected as well as whitelist people / notifications that can reach you even when the app is enabled. Unlike Do Not Disturb, if someone not on your “VIP” list tries to contact you while your phone is in “Thrive Mode,” a text will be sent to them that you’re “thriving.”

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