Fitness trackers have come a long way from just counting your steps, and these days most will keep a track of your heartbeats, sleep pattern, and calories you ve burnt among others. But do you know it could also track your heartbreaks? One man found it the hard way. Also Read - Google Wear OS updated at I/O 2021, co-developed with Samsung and FitbitAlso Read - Top 5 smartwatches with menstrual tracker for women: Garmin Lily, Amafit GTS 2 mini, more
Koby Soto, co-founder of an Israel-based startup Guesty, was unfortunate enough to be wearing his Fitbit Charge HR when he broke up with his boyfriend. The pain that comes with breaking up with your loved ones was closely tracked by the wearable, BusinessInsider reports. Also Read - Here's the reason why NASA is offering Fitbit Charge 4 fitness device to employees
On checking the day s fitness data he found that his heart rate had jumped from the usual 72bpm to 88bpm. What s more, his heart rate was above average the entire day and even touched a peak of 118bpm. It finally came down to normal levels at night.
Koby (@iamkoby) January 19, 2016
It may have intruded Soto s private moment, but that didn t stop him from posting a screenshot on Twitter. I m a geek myself, having [written code] for a decade and founding my own start-up so I like logging and tracking anything I can. I absolutely don t think it is intrusive. I chose to wear it and I found it interesting enough to share, Soto told the publication.
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