In the hunt for another unicorn, we have been busy working on a new social network, a celebrity based social network with mixed feature set of Facebook and Instagram.
Unfortunately, the lack of funding has prevented this product from ever reaching real users, but we had all of the software completely finished and the journey to the end was an exciting one.
The goal was to create a full blown iPhone based social network that can handle giant spikes of traffic when a celebrity with 20 mil followers on other social network links to ours.
Some of the required features are:
The design was done by a separate team from US, so special care for communication across time zones was needed.
After going through all the requirements and design files, we have created an internal plan of attack. The work was split in the following areas
Even though the product never reached light, the amount of knowledge gained by developing something like this is astonishing.