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If FaceTime was built as a social network 🏠🎉

From the maker

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Jeff Needles
@jsneedles · BI @ Meerkat & Maker of Things
What a party this has been. It's definitely been hard keeping my mouth shut for the past year... But it's awesome. Everything @benrbn said times 💯! This time has been some of the most rewarding, educational and stressful I expect to see for a while. Trust me when I say our analytics are pretttttttty sweet 😎🤓

Discussion

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Ben Rubin
@benrbn · Co-founder, Life On Air Inc
Hello everyone! It’s been a while :).. 18 months ago, we introduced Meerkat. Six months later, we made the decision to change direction and focus on making live video a daily habit. We weren't seeing the engagement that we hoped to get over time and thought that maybe the format of broadcast (one-to-many) is too far away from the everyday user. Today we’r… See more
Ben Tossell
@bentossell · Community Lead, Product Hunt
I've seen this circling around for the last 5 months or so... I think it hit top of the app store in social networks at some point? So why the launch now :) This space seems to be more and more competitive with people doing slight variations on 'live video with friends' - as you can see in the related products. I wonder why this space is so competitive and … See more
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Jeff Needles
@jsneedles · BI @ Meerkat & Maker of Things
What a party this has been. It's definitely been hard keeping my mouth shut for the past year... But it's awesome. Everything @benrbn said times 💯! This time has been some of the most rewarding, educational and stressful I expect to see for a while. Trust me when I say our analytics are pretttttttty sweet 😎🤓
Jonathon Triest
@jtriest · Ludlow Ventures
Whoa. Cool. Is this a relaunch of https://www.producthunt.com/tech... ?
Nikita Bier
@nikitabier
@benrbn Love the serendipity of the product. Who did you target for the beta community? What was their feedback? I've seen many high schoolers use facetime before & after class.