It’s super easy to use! Just open the app, take your photos, and wait for them to develop. At 9AM every day, you will get a notification that your photos are developed and ready to be viewed, similar to actual disposable cameras.
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Mark BeareVP R&D Corel
A person pays $1000-1500 for a new iPhone 11 because it has a better camera. They then download an app to make these better pictures lower quality.... have we run out of ideas for good apps all of a sudden?
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Gabriel FatoneEntrepreneur and front-end web developer
@mark_beare The pendulum is swinging the other way.
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Shavin PeiriesGetting started > being right
@mark_beare film is making a comeback! I think people are trying to be more thoughtful with the pictures they're trying to take.
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Mark BeareVP R&D Corel
@shavin47 I think that is a good thing. Not sure if an app is needed to do it, just a little more self control :)
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This is very clever. Seeing a lot of 90s style, disposable camera-esque photos on IG lately, but there's no app that really imitates the look of film (the closest is maybe the Huji app). I think this app could blow up this year due to David's star power + product-market fit.
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Gary FungCreator of isoHunt & WonderSwipe
This is just stupid. Now get off my lawn.
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@garyfung How long to get cloned 300 times on china using gov money, gtfo
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Kristofer™
#6 Hunter. eSkateboards are my jam
I like this idea. I remember a similar app years ago on here. Don't think it got even close to as popular as this. It's always funny to see how timing in the market, or seemingly small differences can make the product a huge hit or fall under the radar
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Brendan Ciccone
Designer // Musician // Maker
@kristofertm I think it's mainly because David Dobrik, with 11 million followers is promoting it. Despite this, you are 100% correct about market timing. If someone who made a similar app in the past reached out and partnered that could've been something big too.
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Justin MillerWeb Software Developer
@kristofertm I remember that app, particularly the waiting until the images "develop". Novel concept but it must have fizzled out. I wonder how long the sparkle on this app will last. I'm sure it doesn't matter with the revenue built off ads in just this initial round of promotion.
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Matt Gardner
Co-Founder, RouteThis.com
@kristofertm @justinbmiller There's a premium sub in app too and it's gaining steam on tiktok. Depending on what David does with his influencer status he could push for some longevity. Stay tuned for some "disposable" challenge going viral.
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Joseph ReniUx Engineer
So you can take photos and see them now - or you can use this app and see them later. Makes sense.
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Garet McKinley
JavaScript Engineer
@gejoreni correct. Imperfect pictures are more charming and candid. It's just not as enjoyable taking photos when the person wants to snap 50 in a row and skim for the perfect one. That's just not reality. I personally am all for this concept, love the idea of getting one shot to get a very real photo of what the moment was really like.
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@gejoreni @garetmckinley Than buy a regular camera
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Garet McKinley
JavaScript Engineer
@gejoreni @davor_sehovic why would you do that when you can get the exact same experience via an app? That requires people to carry an entirely new device with them
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Garet McKinley
JavaScript Engineer
@gejoreni @davor_sehovic and this is coming from somebody who is an amateur photographer and carries a camera anyway. This app isn't really for me, but I can still understand the appeal of it
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