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Anonymously follow people's private conversations

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dan morrison
@bydanm · Founder & CEO, Rushline
Hello Hunters! Thanks @_jacksmith for hunting us! We've developed a system that allows you to follow people's private conversations among their trusted friends, without knowing who they are. Before getting to how, here's why. I previously cofounded ITtoolbox, an early knowledge sharing community. We had millions of users and were named one of 20 companie… See more
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dan morrison
Maker
@bydanm · Founder & CEO, Rushline
Hello Hunters! Thanks @_jacksmith for hunting us! We've developed a system that allows you to follow people's private conversations among their trusted friends, without knowing who they are. Before getting to how, here's why. I previously cofounded ITtoolbox, an early knowledge sharing community. We had millions of users and were named one of 20 companie… See more
Stefan Wirth@nafetswirth · Co-founder & CTO, Hater
Rushing right into using it. Nice product.
dan morrison
Maker
@bydanm · Founder & CEO, Rushline
@nafetswirth thanks!
Paul Shuteyev@paul_shuteyev · CMO, PromoRepublic
nice idea!
dan morrison
Maker
@bydanm · Founder & CEO, Rushline
@paul_shuteyev thanks! If you register, there are several marketing related topics you might benefit from following, they appear in step 2 of registration.
Ben Tossell@bentossell · Community Lead, Product Hunt
Talkshow recently shut down in this field, as did Talkk Whats going to make rushline succeed?
dan morrison
Maker
@bydanm · Founder & CEO, Rushline
EDIT - @bentossell, TL;DR to make up for my book below. Two things: 1. Different purposes and core functionality. We believe private/public conversations are to Rushline what Page Rank was to Google, or disappearing photos were to Snapchat. 2. Our experience in the knowledge sharing space, which will be useful in bringing a new behavior online. ----------… See more
Chris Messina@chrismessina · 🏆 PH Community Member of the Year!
My experience suggests that mass audiences don't understand online privacy, much less dual-mode experiences. Who is your target audience, and in user testing, what kind of comprehension did people have for the product? If they understood it, did they feel comfortable/confident enough to want to use it?
dan morrison
Maker
@bydanm · Founder & CEO, Rushline
@chrismessina regarding target audience, ultimately I believe it's a mass communication tool. Early on, we're targeting a small number of demographic/use case pairings, startup and product management topics being one. User comprehension was one of the biggest challenges of our beta. We found Rushline challenges deeply held expectations of privacy and how co… See more
Chris Messina@chrismessina · 🏆 PH Community Member of the Year!
@bydanm great answer — and thanks for the video. That's awesome transparency — totally on brand! :)
dan morrison
Maker
@bydanm · Founder & CEO, Rushline
@chrismessina you're welcome. Thanks for the great question, you zeroed right in on it!