The concept is good; however, the app doesn't enforce any community norms. People say they want to connect, but don't respond to messages. I'm not saying people should have to respond to everyone, but if the app detects a pattern of unresponsiveness it should start reducing access to contacts until behaviors fall within community norms. The app is only as useful as the behavior of its members.
Cool concept. I was excited at first but having to wait 24 hours to swipe 15 mediocre leads isn't that promissing. Give us the rush of Tinder and let us swipe through the whole directory! Charge a minimal fee for more swipe time, I don't care, just get me in touch with the potential people I want to network with. Stop holding us back from awesomeness!
Like everyone else, I will say that this app doesn't really bring me people that match my focus, and the 15 cap is annoying. That said, I repeatedly return to this app regularly. Which means it's a proven MVP. I give it props for that. Looking forward to future iterations.
I meet a lot of professionals I used this app to help expand my prodessional network of people and so far so good. I have connected with a lot of people and I hope to meet many more. The user interface ia nice. The only problem I have is that the app will sometimes jump past people but it hasn't affected the connections I've made thus far.
It'd be nice if the back button worked to exit out of the app, lol. The only way I can close this app is by hitting the home button. I'm on a galaxy note 3. So far there aren't many users at all, and that's understandable because it's new.
If you are in the UK Shapr is useful if you live in Manchester, Wakefield or London. I am in Central Scotland and in over 600 profiles I have been presented with 6 scottish ones, and 5 french ones. The other problem is the users. There are four types of profile: 1) Blank ones, no use whatsoever. 2) Ones which make you feel you will get an bill afterwards. 3) Profiles which make you feel they want you to hire them. 4) Lastly, the decent profiles who are written in a way that you think you could have a good conversation with them and something may come of it. Unfortunately there aren't many like that. Why, on startup, does the app take multiple seconds to update your location, then totally ignore where you are? I was in Cornwall for several days and it made no difference to my choices. The app is 3/4 star, the promotion of it, I saw it in a BBC website article, is a 1, and the users are either 1 or 5, but not many 5s.
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