Startup social app IRL turned out to be a scam

After raising $200 million to build the next Facebook, IRL’s ousted CEO reacts by saying he’s “shocked” about all thos pesky fake users.

The social app IRL, which was initially touted to be the perfect platform to bring people together, has now turned out to be a digital version of a story that is simply too good to be true.

Unfortunately, what seemed like a seamless app with advanced functionality and intuitive design has now revealed itself to be far from what it promised. This is a shame for those who had high hopes of making meaningful connections on the platform.

Despite the disappointment, it is important to remember that there are still many other social apps out there that can provide the experience that you are looking for.  Bluesky, for example.

Read more here https://www.theverge.com/2023/6/30/23780041/command-line-irl-ex-ceo-shocked-fake-users 

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