The series chronicles the life of Miles ( Brandon Micheal Hall), an outspoken atheist, who is sent a friend request on Facebook by an account named "God". This account sends Miles suggestions for new friends, people in Miles' hometown of New York City, that will require assistance. Initially skeptical, Miles decides to follow these suggestions to help people. During his first such request, he meets and befriends Cara (Beane), a struggling writer. Together with Cara and his hacker friend Rakesh (Sharma), Miles also tries to find out who is behind the "God" account.