MeWe Gains More Users as They Leave Twitter and Facebook for Privacy


People have been fastly switching from a amicable media platforms — such as Facebook and Twitter — to join a privacy-focused app MeWe. In Jun 2020, MeWe announced they had roughly 8 million users. As of Monday, Jan. 18, 2021, a amicable network reported carrying 16 million members.

According to a website, “MeWe has an honest business indication where members are business to offer and respect, not information to be common or sold.”

You have full control over your newsfeeds and a sequence of how posts appear. We do not manipulate, filter, or change a sequence of your newsfeeds.

The thought behind a network began in Alburquerque, New Mexico when a early founders and good friends discussed their prophesy over dinner. They felt a large record companies were treating people as line instead of tellurian beings.

Mark Weinstein — MeWe’s owner — dreamed of a improved online communication platform. He envisioned “a amicable and discuss app that would give people everywhere a many sparkling and useful pity record with remoteness built into a design.”

Weinstein wanted his members to feel reputable and safe. Soon he changed to Mountain View, California where his prophesy became reality. He hired a group of engineers to pattern and build a world’s initial privacy-by-design amicable media height — a Sgrouples beta project.

MeWeAfter contrast a beta plan for 3 years they launched a module and called it MeWe. It done a central launch during a South by Southwest discussion and festival in 2016. They respected MeWe as a 2016 Start-Up of a Year Finalist for “Innovative World Technology.”

Currently, a ad-free amicable networking app is series one in a Google Play Store. MeWe also binds a series 3 container for a many downloaded in all of a app stores. Last week a privacy-first “anti-Facebook” network combined 2.5 million users.

Fifty percent of a network’s users are located outward of North America. MeWe can now interpret over 20 languages. It is now a series one amicable app in Hong Kong. The association expects their numbers to arise some-more — as some-more people find a network that respects them.

MeWe prides itself on not pity data. Nor do they “target or sell” things to their customers. They also do not manipulate their user’s newsfeeds. It also offers reward subscriptions and business pages for $1.99 per month.

At this time they are confronting slight hardware challenges. However, MeWe is operative tough to keep adult with a blast of growth.

Written by Sheena Robertson


ZD Net: ‘Anti-Facebook’ MeWe amicable network adds 2.5 million new members in one week; by Eileen Brown

USA Today: Facebook opposition MeWe gains 2.5M members in a week as users find privacy; by Coral Murphy Marcos

MeWe: The MeWe Backstory

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