When it comes to messaging apps there’s Snapchat and there’s the default iOS or Android messaging apps. Everything else I’m not super impressed with and don’t have on my phone. Not WhatsApp, not Facebook Messenger, not Line, not nothin. Okay, I use Instagram and Twitter, but I don’t really count those. They’re social networks. But Tribe… Tribe looks DOPE!
Tribe described itself like this: walkie talkie, reinvented. I guess. It’s not live, like Voxer, which is very walkie talkie like. Tribe lets you send vertical video messages SUPER QUICKLY AND EASILY using just one hand — no typing. People on the receiving end play it once and its gone. You also get some interesting info about people (if they choose to share) including the weather where they are and their location (including how many miles away they are).
The interface and the experience are AWESOME: beyond AWESOME. This is definitely a reinvention of messaging and for the better. But before I get to all that, let me first state that the CEO and team are all evil… geniuses.
People are going to start using this app like crazy and I predict it’s going to become SUPER popular. Part of that will be due to some clever, and evil, growth hacking done by the Tribe team. Growth hacking is a startup term used to describe ...