True - Private Group Sharing

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About this app

Social media shouldn’t be creepy and it doesn’t have to be. True has been designed to protect your privacy with private threaded, beautiful sharing.

• Focused on people you really know, we’re making social a safe, happy place again without personal data mining

• It’s the quality of relationships, not quantity, that make us happier. We’re building new ways to tell your story, connect with friends and strengthen your community

• No manipulative algorithms, genuine connections, original content from real people

• We don’t spy on you, read your cookies or follow you around the internet. You own your data, forever, and we’ll never sell or share it with anyone

It’s time to try an honest solution. True is real friends and real life without commercial interruption.

The True Story

True was founded in a lovely little mountain town filled with giant redwoods, beautiful valleys and neighbors who look after each other.

It’s this real-life Happy Valley that inspired us to build a company that gets back to things that matter. Real friends and real life without commercial interruption.

It’s the quality of our relationships, not the quantity, that make us happier. It’s the joy of making new friends and connecting with old ones that strengthen our sense of community.

Somehow, in a rush for growth and profit, these feelings have been lost. Social today no longer feels like a Happy Valley, it’s more like we’re all living in a big creepy commercial.

Big social companies are in the middle of our relationships. They’re taking our best intentions and selling them to the highest bidder.

Well, we’re just not going to do that anymore.

Why Should I Trust You Guys?

There’s a lot of talk about privacy. Every few weeks, another big company gets caught in a new scandal. But there is never anything really done about it and we go on accepting the problem.

The crazy thing is, this is never going to stop. As long as these companies make money by selling our personal information, they will find ever more devious ways to collect it.

But we never signed up for this. We didn’t post our lives, families and personal relationships for sale. We did not agree to let these companies make money from being in the middle of our friendships.

We believe you should be free to share your life without big brands competing for your attention. You should own your information and decide what you want to do with it. 3rd parties should never have access to your data. You should not be the product.

We believe your privacy matters. We take it into consideration with every decision we make. You should believe we respect your privacy and trust we’ll do the right thing with your information.

What’s Different About It?

We just don’t think you can be yourself in a world of perfect pictures awash in a sea of influencers. Old-school social is for blasting your life to people you don’t really know, measured by standards you will never achieve.

So we’ve built a new kind of threaded sharing that is private by default. Until now, no one has tried this before. It gives you control over things you want to share and who you want to share them with.

By combining beautiful, edge-to-edge storytelling with private messaging, it’s the best of both worlds.

What do we all love? Updates from real friends. But original thoughts and stories have gone missing in big social.

Sadly, most content today is created by companies with an agenda. We share an endless stream of news and ideas pushed by these companies and no longer share our real lives.

So we built a platform that only allows original content. There are no outside links or political arguments here. You come to True to see real updates from friends. Content they created themselves, not clickbait designed to hold your attention and manipulate opinion.

True lets you… be you. Real sharing from real friends, we’re making social a safe, happy place again.
Updated on
Nov 29, 2022

Data safety

Safety starts with understanding how developers collect and share your data. Data privacy and security practices may vary based on your use, region, and age. The developer provided this information and may update it over time.
No data shared with third parties
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No data collected
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Data is encrypted in transit
You can request that data be deleted
9.01K reviews
A Google user
May 21, 2019
I don't feel safe with this app. It tracks my route and always asking where I am at. It does have a privacy button but I am not sure what people can and not can not see because, unlike other apps, I cannot view my profile as others can see it.
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A Google user
April 13, 2020
The new version of True is absolutely terrific. It's private and there's no advertising. I get to create private threads with the people in my life that I want to hear from; and share all kinds of stories, photos and content. Finally a social media app with integrity. I love it!
37 people found this review helpful
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Nicole Rue
November 18, 2022
It never sent the confirmation email after several attempts
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True Mobile
January 2, 2023
Hi Nicole, sorry you had trouble logging in! If you'd like, we can take a closer look at the issue and see what might be blocking your signup. Feel free to email if you'd like assistance. - True Product Team

What's new

Great news for everyone and especially our beloved content creators!

• Starting today, you can invite people to threads without having to become friends with them first. So share a link to your threads on social media and make ’em go viral!
• We’ve also squished some bugs and made a few improvements

If you enjoy using True, please take a minute to leave us a good review on the Play Store. This helps our team to deliver an even better experience for you!