You use different social media accounts for different parts of your life; Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Pinterest, Snapchat, Instagram etc. Have you ever thought about using different phone numbers for the different parts of your life as well? It’s an interesting concept, isn’t it? And it’s exactly the idea behind a new phone app—I’d say the best new phone app since Google Voice came out in 2009—called Flyp. I’d even go a bit further than that and say this is one of the coolest new apps I’ve seen in awhile period—it’s just that cool and useful.
Flyp is so flipping awesome I don’t even know where to start. Well actually I do; Flyp isn’t crappy. That might sound banal but when you look at the phone app and extra phone number options out there—whether for business or personal use—there just aren’t any good ones. And I mean that wholeheartedly. Over the years I’ve tried everything from Vonage to Vonjour and I hated them all. The one thing I was excited about was Google Voice and that got old and decrepit and I mourned it as I mourned the death of Aereo—one of my favorite things was gone—forever. Until Flyp.
“Flyp was built to help people embrace and manage every aspect of your life.” That’s according to CEO Peter Rinfret. He goes on:
“Flyp numbers are