Populr

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Desmond McNamee
Desmond McNameeMaker@desmondmcnamee
Well this was unexpected. We were actually planning on staying low key until we released 1.1 but I'm not complaining. We'd love to hear what people think of the app.
vasanthv
vasanthv@vsnthv · I turn ☕️ to JS code.
Robin Raszka
Robin RaszkaPro@robinraszka · Founder of Facemoji
Pretty strong claim, what makes you think it's something people want? Have you tried asking your friends if they want "the fastest messaging app in the world"?
Simon Helyar
Simon HelyarMaker@simonhelyar
@robinraszka Hi Robin. Yep, asked them and they said YES!
Johnny Quach
Johnny Quach@johnnyquachy · VP Product @ AIrhelp
@robinraszka I never realised any of my messenger apps were slow? I use pretty much all of them (facebook, wechat, kaokao, whatsapp) to keep in touch with friends I've during my travels. But none of those listed felt slow? Can someone help me understand what "fast" means?
Simon Helyar
Simon HelyarMaker@simonhelyar
@johnnyquachy Hi Johnny. The message apps you listed are s l o w . Haven't you noticed? You receive a message and it just sits there on your screen. It'll sit there forever unless you get rid of it. That's slow in our books. Populr's messages don't do that. The flash up on your screen so damn fast that you better be paying attention. FAST.
Robin Raszka
Robin RaszkaPro@robinraszka · Founder of Facemoji
@simonhelyar By "screen" you mean lock screen?
Simon Helyar
Simon HelyarMaker@simonhelyar
@robinraszka No, within the app.
Jordan Warzecha
Jordan WarzechaHiring@jwarzech · Co-Founder, backstitch
How are contacts managed? Are you sitting on top of a specific social network or does Populr have it's own network?
Simon Helyar
Simon HelyarMaker@simonhelyar
@jwarzech Currently it's built on our own register/login network
Ben
Ben@hello_benhere · Product Designer
Hmm...if it flashes faster than I can read/understand it, am I out of luck?
Simon Helyar
Simon HelyarMaker@simonhelyar
@hello_benhere I'm afraid so Ben. I'm afraid so.
Ben
Ben@hello_benhere · Product Designer
@simonhelyar @hello_benhere Strange, OK thanks!