Ello used to be the breakthrough network of 2014, proclaiming its free-from-ads policy and its complete lack of ties with the advertising world in general. Stating that “You Are Not A Product”, the social network made a sensation when first launched.
Also Read: 3 Experts Tell Us What They Think Of Ello
And then there was silence. After countless waiting lists and passionate manifestos (and grey zones, too), the first “independent” social network experienced a rough landing. However, those of you who are still registered on the website may have noticed an email arriving on your mailboxes the other day.
It seems like the social network is plotting a deployment on iOS. The announcement reads that there will be some pretty new stuff, including real-time alerts and new ways to find your friends. With a launch date set for June 18th, it will be interesting to see whether the social network will show some traction among social media aficionados.
With anonymity and overall identity abstraction being one of its main characteristics, Ello has a strong point to make against similar attempts from Facebook, notably. Will this move breathe new life to the social network? What’s your opinion?
If you like our stories, there is an easy way to stay updated:
You might also like
More from Other Platforms
YouTube has announced a new supervised account option for parents with children who are too old for YouTube Kids.
Google Calendar is introducing work hour segmentation and repeating out-of-office replies to help you organize your hectic schedule.
'Song Start' is a new digital music education series presented by two visionary females on Spotify’s recently launched Noteable platform.
Barack Obama and Bruce Springsteen are the co-hosts of Renegades: Born in the USA, a new exclusive podcast for Spotify.
Facebook has announced it's adding two features to Oculus Quest that let users share their devices with each other.