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Giphy's new camera app turns your words into GIFs! 😮

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Johnson.@johnsonkee · Ideas guy, looking to go big on one...
When is it out on Android?????
Jevin Sew@jevinsew · Rails / iOS developer
While everyone is busy copying Snapchat, GIPHY goes out and builds something genuinely cool!
Kostas Xiradakis@kostgx · Product Manager at VivaPayments
@jevinsew true but that was too inspired from elsewhere: Apple Clips
jevy@jevy · Quickjack Solutions
@jevinsew IS YOUR NAME ACTUALLY JEVIN!?!?!?!?!?!?!? FRIEND!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Jevin Sew@jevinsew · Rails / iOS developer
@jevy haha yes it is!
Niv Dror
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@nivo0o0 · Words @ProdcutHunt & @AngelList
Game changer.
Sanem Avcil@sanemavcil · Augmented & Virtual Reality Influencer
@nivo0o0 Cool
Stuti@stuticlicks · Fake Nomad. Biz Dev @Mobiefit. India
No Android version?! ☹
Alex@_alexfi · Cringle - Android Developer
84% of worldwide smartphone users use Android. Makes app for iOS only. #JustGiphyThings
carlos garcia@androidlove · Co-Founder, Internet Missionaries
@_alexfi tech bubble is real, most techies (most startups are sheep in practices followed) live in their own little world and don't want see reality. Look at product hunt, they refuse to have an Android app...
Andreas Duess@andreasduess · CCO, Nourish Food Marketing
@_alexfi Android is a pain in the *** to develop for - to this day. And, the market is fragmented as all heck. So yes, putting this out on ONE platform and check user uptake makes perfect sense. I use both iOS and Android daily and the iOS user experience is simply better.
Alex@_alexfi · Cringle - Android Developer
@andreasduess I know, I work as an Android developer. But still this is NO excuse. And Android still improves with Kotlin etc.
Ezra Keddell@ezrakeddell
@_alexfi mobile browser ftw!
Gui Alvim@alvimgui · Barulho Bom
@_alexfi Android is even more used than windows, as a operational system. (Read this these past days). But some US companies insist on iOS first or only. 2017 already.
Gui Alvim@alvimgui · Barulho Bom
@androidlove @_alexfi there should be a downvote button here on PH, appropriate for one OS apps only.
Kevin Mullett@kmullett · Dir. of Visibility & SM, MarketSnare
@andreasduess Simply better ... in your opinion. I use both as well, am an early adopter, on thousands of networks/channels, a designer with over blah, blah, blah, and I simply prefer Android. Though I am objective enough to say their are benefits and features I like of each. The difficulty to dev is certainly a consideration, but should not (in my opinion) be heeded without also including the likelihood of failure because you exclude half the market on launch, thereby not reaching minimal viable launch velocity. The public simply doesn't care about excuses or preferences. Now, to be fair, Giphy will totally get away with this due to already being established and diversified. @_alexfi
Andreas Duess@andreasduess · CCO, Nourish Food Marketing
@kmullett @_alexfi I am sorry, but that statement is just not supported by facts. Like yourself, I work with both iOS and Android, daily, and the iOS app ecosystem is far superior to the Android equivalent. There is no comparison. I like Android, as a mobile OS, but it is perfectly possible to create a thriving business without ever developing a single app for it.
Kevin Mullett@kmullett · Dir. of Visibility & SM, MarketSnare
@andreasduess @_alexfi Ahhhh I see the problem here, the way you articulated that it lead me to believe you meant the user side of the iOS system is better, which would absolutely be an opinion/preference based on the needs, usage, desired features, etc of each user, not a fact, regardless of an assertion or proclamation. If you believe that is a fact we will just have to agree to disagree, because you don't get to tell me what I think is better. If what you meant was that iOS is "better" to dev for, then I would submit to you, it is immaterial and doesn't freaking matter to consumers, and it is still a risk consideration as it may prevent an app from reaching minimum audience viability. Note that I said a consideration because I am absolutely open and objective enough to realize that in some instances the risk to dev pain/cost ratio swings a direction I don't like, but that is in the best interest of the app maker.