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tschellenbachCEO GetStream.io

What would you use to build the social network of the future?

Tech stack, services and APIs you would use to build the social network of the future.
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    Stream 2.0

    API for building, scaling and personalizing feeds

    tschellenbach
    tschellenbach3CEO GetStream.io · Written
    tschellenbach made this product
    Scalable news feed technology powered by Go, RocksDB and Raft. Used by over 500 million end users and many of the largest apps.
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    Stream Chat

    Build, code and ship in app messaging in a few hours

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    tschellenbach3CEO GetStream.io · Written
    tschellenbach made this product
    Engagement in social networks is moving away from a broadcast mechanism to more private sharing. It's important to support both chat and feeds.
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    Serverless 1.37

    Toolkit for building serverless applications

    tschellenbach
    tschellenbach3CEO GetStream.io · Written
    Scale quickly, maintain less infrastructure and prevent security issues by reducing attack surface.
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  4. tschellenbach
    tschellenbach3CEO GetStream.io · Written
    Best search technology available in the market. Lightning fast and relevant
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  5. Nick Parsons
    Nick ParsonsDeveloper Evangelism @ GetStream.io. · Written
    By far the easiest payment gateway. I'd use this to process payments for ads, boosted posts, etc.
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    imgix

    Your images, processed on the fly, delivered fast.

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    tschellenbach3CEO GetStream.io · Written
    For social networks you typically have a ton of images. Resizing them on the fly with a proxy like imgix gives your development/design team a lot of freedom.
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  7. Nick Parsons
    Nick ParsonsDeveloper Evangelism @ GetStream.io. · Written
    Excellent delivery for transactional emails. Super easy API and SDKs. It just makes sense.
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    Sentry

    Stop hoping your users will report errors

    tschellenbach
    tschellenbach3CEO GetStream.io · Written
    Great and simple solution for tracking errors in your app.
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  9. 2
    Logstash

    Open-source log management tool

    tschellenbach
    tschellenbach3CEO GetStream.io · Written
    Best tool for monitoring your logs, out there. Entire ELK stack is amazing.
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  10. 2
    Mighty Networks

    The fastest way to create a community-powered brand

    Arthur West IV
    Arthur West IVTechnology Enthusiast, Active Learner. · Written
    build the future, without code!
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  11. 1
    DataDog

    Monitor engineering metrics. Beautiful Dashboards

    Nick Parsons
    Nick ParsonsDeveloper Evangelism @ GetStream.io. · Written
    Awesome dashboards for visibility into your app. Great for being in the know, and after all, who doesn't like beautiful charts and graphs?
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  12. Nick Parsons
    Nick ParsonsDeveloper Evangelism @ GetStream.io. · Written
    Customer facing metrics are the absolute definition of the future. Great tool for displaying data on posts, impressions, reshares, etc. All around great product that is super easy to use.
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    CircleCI 2.0

    Powerful CI/CD for teams building great things

    Nick Parsons
    Nick ParsonsDeveloper Evangelism @ GetStream.io. · Written
    Simple configuration, easy to understand pricing model, scalable, supports mobile.
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  14. tschellenbach
    tschellenbach3CEO GetStream.io · Written
    One of the best analytics solutions at scale
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  15. Jean-Philippe
    Jean-PhilippeI.T Software developer · Written
    Jean-Philippe made this product
    Helping each other not for money but for time. The time you have banked can be use later to ask for free help too. Same with goods. :) A given for a taken.
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  16. Benjamin Vaughan
    Benjamin VaughanCEO at Disciple Media · Written
    Native iOS and Android apps built for communities to give them their own space and network.
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  17. Creary
    CrearySocial network of digital art portfolios · Written
    social network 3.0, decentralized and blockchain-based
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  18. Video, video, and more video continue to see a shift toward live content that is composed through a camera.The camera keeps growing in importance and the ability to see through other people's lenses in real-time is becoming a powerful force in social media
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