We believe that everyone shouldn't worry that what they say or do will last online forever. All posts have a 24 hour lifespan on Backspace.
We believe that the best posts should be seen by more people and live on Backspace longer. When your friends “like” your posts, time is added to its lifespan; giving the best posts a longer lifespan on Backspace.
You also become more influential when your friends “like” your posts; giving you the ability to extend the lifespan of your friends posts by a larger amount of time than what other users would. Top users deserve to get rewarded, right?