Social networks go far beyond the popular Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Some applications have very different proposals, such as Rich Kids, a social photo network that looks like Instagram, but only rich people can post images and make comments by paying a monthly subscription of almost R $ 5,000. Bedford, on the other hand, is an ephemeral messaging app inspired by Snapchat, but which only allows you to chat with a «single special person».
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There is also Quinto, an app that seeks to investigate the position of society on the most varied subjects and, thus, strengthen democracy. The actress Maisie Williams, known for playing Arya Stark in the Game of Thrones series, promotes the social network Daisie, which aims to connect artists to creative projects and instill the inspiration of users. Check, in the list below, five applications for Android phones and iPhone (iOS) with social networks that bring curious proposals.
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Rich Kids is a photo app with a monthly fee of € 1,000 – Photo: Reproduction / Clara Fabro
Rich Kids is an exclusive social photo network for members of high society and with an interface similar to Instagram. With a monthly fee of € 1,000 (R $ 4,958.57 in direct conversion), the app is available for Android via free download, but only VIP members can post photos.
The photo app allows unsigned members to connect to the platform for free via Facebook, but only to like and follow members premium, since only paying users can create content on Rich Kids. In addition, the company claims that one-third of the amount collected with subscriptions goes to the education of disadvantaged children.
Bedford connects you to the only contact that matters – Photo: Disclosure / Bedford
Bedford is an application designed to be used by two people only. The creator, Joshua Kushner had the idea of creating the app because, according to him, «he missed having a space» just for him and his wife on the cell phone. The messaging app is available for iPhone (iOS), and combines functions from apps like WhatsApp and Snapchat: it allows you to send photos, videos and text messages that disappear after 48 hours, but there is only one person in the contact list.
Daisie allows connecting talents – Photo: Disclosure / Daisie
The platform, created by actress Maisie Williams, internationally known for the role of Arya Stark in Game of Thrones, aims to connect talent and creative minds. The app identifies itself as «the platform for creative collaboration» and is available on the web and the App Store. The purpose of the social network is to connect people who live from art, creating a community in which the most experienced can help and guide newcomers with likes, media shares and collaboration on projects.
The Fifth is an opinion tool that seeks to strengthen democracy – Photo: Reproduction / Clara Fabro
The Fifth works as a collective action platform that seeks to represent society’s thoughts and opinions on the most varied subjects and themes. Available for Android and iPhone, the application works through questions with answers of «yes» or «no» and, to register, it is necessary the CPF number in order to avoid fake accounts and make the answers even more representative.
Created by journalists, the questions seek to statistically relate their answers to the opinion of the population, and the app’s proposal is «to help democracy evolve through technology». The Fifth gets its name because it represents the fifth power, given to the population.
Color Chat, or Chat of Colors, is a messaging app in which communication is done through colors, instead of words. Available for free download on Android phones and iPhone (iOS), the Color Chat is formed by rectangles of all colors and of varying sizes, which are controlled by you by adjusting the shape’s rods and choosing the tones you want. The idea of the app is to understand the interpretations of users through colors.
Color Chat does not work through words, just by color rectangles – Photo: Reproduction / Clara Fabro
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