Live dialog with real people ๐ŸŽ™

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#2 Product of the DaySeptember 25, 2018

Dialog is a community dedicated to live, spoken conversation online.

Social media has become toxic. Dialog is different.

๐ŸŽ™ Your Voice - connect in the most human way

๐Ÿ‘ฏโ€ Interactive Conversations - not just a broadcast

โœŠ Control - to keep conversations safe and civil

  • Ali Zahid
    Ali ZahidCOO, Vanhawks

    + love how fast and easy it is to get started with anyone to host a show.


    - Scheduling around to make sure you get the best audience in the door

    I have used it every week for past month to host a show with my gym. It is also great when you are talking to your friends about something interesting and want to broadcast it. I love the platform and will keep using it :)

    Ali Zahid has used this product for one month.
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  • Pros:ย 

    Good way to broadcast otherwise "closed" conversations to your network.


    A little tricky to get setup with a co-host.

    I've used Dialog to host a design call with a friend where we just shoot the shit about a product we both use. Unlike a Twitter conversation, it's focused and free-flowing, and doesn't require a lot of setup. Tuning in to Dialog calls is super interesting as an experience because it feels - unless you raise your hand to participate in the call - like you have this inside track to an otherwise private conversation!

    My friends and I have thought about starting a podcast forever and never did anything about it. Dialog is the first platform that made us at least take an initial crack at it without making it feel like a mountain of work. This could be the future of podcasting as we know it!

    Huda Idrees has used this product for one month.
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ddebowMaker@ddebow ยท CEO @Helpful
๐Ÿ‘‹ Hi all! Iโ€™m Daniel Debow, and together with @fnthawar and @davidpardy we created the Dialog project. Today, we all complain that social media is toxic. Trolls and polarizing comments divide us. People donโ€™t listen and learn from each other. Human empathy is lost. We wanted to build something better. Something different. So, we created Dialog. Dialog is a community dedicated to live, spoken conversation online. Dialog uses your spoken voice. It's for interactive conversation. It has built-in controls to keep conversations safe. We hope Dialog can facilitate a different social experience online. Dialog is a person-by-person movement - for people who enjoy conversation and learning. Join us today!
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Rick Segal
Rick Segal@ricksegal ยท Former USAF, MSFT, VC, now w/Samsung.
@fnthawar @davidpardy @ddebow Congrats. I can't think of a better team to pull something like this off. Well done!
Farhan Thawar
Farhan ThawarMaker@fnthawar ยท CTO, Helpful.com
Thanks @ricksegal ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿพ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿพ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿพ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿพ
Abadesi@abadesi ยท Co-founder, Elpha
This is a really interesting way to challenge some of the negative elements of social media ... using voice creates an authenticity which is on the complete opposite end of the spectrum to the anonymity social media aliases permit. Interested to see how this develops in future...
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Ryan Hoover
Ryan HooverPro@rrhoover ยท Founder, Product Hunt
Reminds me of Anchor's first iteration, which was more social and conversational. While it might be too early to tell, what topics or types of conversations are you seeing on the platform, @ddebow and team? UPDATE: Me and @pt hosted our first Dialog. Here's the recording.
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ddebowMaker@ddebow ยท CEO @Helpful
@rrhoover hey! It is early for sure and we really want to see what evolves - but so far weโ€™ve had conversation on politics (local and national), tons of sports commentary, hobbies (d&d to bdsm!), music (and the music industry), parenting, global travel and more. As well, a number of businesses have used Dialog to create easy and engaging ways to go deep on content in their industry. Weโ€™ve seen HR consultants, Cannabis businesses, crypto, and general startup folks create dialogs. Itโ€™s amazing to see what people will create with their voice when given a platform!
Chris Messina
Chris Messina@chrismessina ยท Product designer & entrepreneur
@rrhoover that was my thought and there were a lot of leanings why that's a hard model to get off the ground. Still, will be great if it works out!
Adam Marx
Adam Marx@adammarx13 ยท Freelance writer/editor and music addict
@ddebow @rrhoover I was thinking this too, and kinda wonder how this is going to affect services like @anchor which have, up until now, seemed to have become the go-to place for co-hosting podcasts "made easy" -- as someone who enjoys talking (a lot), I might play around with this. I liked Anchor's first iteration a little more than what it's evolved into because I enjoyed the conversational dynamic of it (although what they are now is also cool, just a different kind of use-dynamic I think). Will be interesting to see how this ends up iterating out. ๐Ÿค”
ddebowMaker@ddebow ยท CEO @Helpful
@rrhoover @chrismessina weโ€™re gonna try hard @chrismessina ... it is hard model indeed. But the payoff for improving our internet - people actually talking to each other - is worth it.
Chris Messina
Chris Messina@chrismessina ยท Product designer & entrepreneur
@ddebow I don't doubt the theoretical benefits โ€” but as an early avid user of Anchor 1.0 โ€” I'm just curious what you plan to do differently, given all the learnings that Anchor put into their version 2.0, which lead them to focus on podcasting.
Jaxson Khan
Jaxson Khan@jaxson ยท Marketing @ Nudge.ai
Love using Dialog to host our podcast. Super easy to use. Great functionality. Would love a download audio button too!
David Pardy
David PardyMaker@davidpardy ยท Co-F, Helpful.com
@jaxson Thanks for this! We're working on something to help you out ๐Ÿ˜„
Edwin Frondozo
Edwin Frondozo@drgnmeme ยท Award-winning Podcaster & Entrepreneur.
I love this platform that @ddebow, @fnthawar, and team put together. I've hosted over 40 dialog shows already. It's a great addition to my award-winning podcast offering. Check out my dialogs here https://getdialog.am/user/48d024...
Cristan Brown
Cristan Brown@cristan ยท Customer Success at Helpful
@ddebow @fnthawar @drgnmeme Thank you Edwin! We love hearing your voice on Dialog. Your Dialog's are an amazing example of complimentary content, and how to quickly share your wisdom!