Houseparty: the teen video chat app taking on Facebook

The Financial Times checks in with Houseparty: 

Two years ago he landed on the idea for Houseparty, where groups of up to eight friends gather to chat, moving in and out of “rooms” and meeting friends of friends. It has already hosted half a billion chats. The average time spent on the app has gone from zero at launch in September 2016 to 51 minutes a day.
Many teenagers do their homework in there. It is, for the uninitiated, like a more casual version of a FaceTime call.


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