Metro is a new way to collect data. High quality data, in real-time, from any website on the internet.
The way it works is simple: your users generate the data you need in real-time, and share it with you.
People generate data using DataSources, community-made, open-source data-generation plugins. Anyone can make one!
Transparency & empowerment. One of the few data collection platforms that I've seen place this much of an emphasis on collaboration.Cons:
Dealing with the usual growing problems of any startup, but I suppose that's a good complaint to have.
At Web Summit 2018, ethical data collection was one of the more pertinent topics discussed at the event, Metro appears to solve / I imagine will solve in the future, many of the problems discussed.Alex Mackenzie has used this product for one month.
It's a cool idea, mutually beneficial for users and for businesses!Cons:
It's kind of difficult to understand how GDPR affects this style of data collection
It will be cool to see how this develops over time!Luke Hynes has used this product for one month.