While the consumption of Social Media platforms have increased in recent years, many are starting to look for website that are less about data and advertising and more about sustainability, realness and authenticity. To answer your prayers, we have complied three social media platforms that are slowly gaining popularity and can provide you with a space for presenting your true self.
WeAre8 is a social media platform that aims to connect a large audience in hopes of providing a sustainable platform to “inspire, empower and enable” the growing social community to solve some of the most significant world issues by using the platform for 2 minutes every day.
Founded by serial tech entrepreneur Sue Fennessy who has spent the last 30 years building revolutionary enterprises across North America, Europe, and Asia’s digital economy.
As the founder and CEO of WeAre8, she has created a technology that empowers hundreds of millions of individuals economically while delivering dramatic outcomes for advertising.
The WeAre8 technology mobilizes millions to tackle the world’s biggest issues through distribution partnerships such as leading mobile carriers and TV networks, making it enjoyable and simple for them to change the world in just two minutes every day.
WeAre8 believes in being INCLUSIVE and values each and every individual no matter what their color, race, sexuality, or gender is. The platform wishes to create MAGICAL moments and give people the power to bring in change every single day. WeARe8 hopes that its platform makes users feel INCLUSIVE and create a space where people with common interests can voice their opinions. Finally, the platform values TRANSPARENCY and TRUST. Since the beginning, WEARE8 has focused on creating a technology that enables brands and people to unite in a way where everyone feels “valued, respected, and rewarded” every day.
Not just individuals, but brands too can sign up and be a part of any change movement. As per the social platforms, 5% of the advertising fee spent by brands on advertising goes directly to charitable organizations. The charity partners are associated with 8 key areas for change which include climate, peace, education, health, education, poverty, water, and equality.
Users can also become part of any cause by watching advertisements, earning money, and then users have the option to either spend it on a charity of their interest or send the money to their own PAYPAL Accounts. So do your part in bringing change in society from anywhere at any time by downloading the WEARE8 app through Google Play Store or the APP Store.
VERO is another social media platform that has been slowly gaining popularity across the globe. Founded by Lebanese billionaire Ayman Hariri in 2015, VERO is a social media platform free from “ads, data mining, and algorithms.” And while this social media platform looks pretty similar to Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and many others, VERO labels itself “more social, less media”, and focuses on providing an ad-free and easy-to-use experience for users.
This social media platform is on a mission to connect individuals in a meaningful manner. Similar to the WEARE8 platform, VERO supports INCLUSION and is an anti-racist organization, working with various partners to bring changes in society. The platform is all about being INNOVATIVE and is EMPOWERING individuals by providing a space where they can challenge “pre-conceived” notions of society by showcasing their creativity and style and creating sustainable solutions.
VERO states that in a world full of fakes and trolls, the platform is all about being AUTHENTIC by being transparent and truthful. This social platform encourages COLLABORATION as they believe that the best solutions come when different individuals bring forth their own thoughts and opinions. At VERO it’s all about being PURPOSEFUL and COMMUNITY–FOCUSED, taking steps to reduce the negative implications of our past and create a better future for generations to come.
VERO is not just a social media platform, music lovers can also use the VERO Music platform to create and listen to music with no ads and limits. As per VERO Music, the app “supports artists with the creative freedom to realize their vision, and the commercial transparency to build sustainable careers.”
If you are tired of all the aesthetically pleasing photos that pop up on your feed every day then BeReal is for you. BeReal is a social media platform that focuses on the unfiltered personalities of individuals. This social platform asks users to post unfiltered photos of themselves at least once a day. The app encourages people to be more authentic, instead of trying to always present their best selves.
Created in 2020, BeReal is another platform that getting massively popular this year. For the realness that it encourages many are switching to this platform. As per BeReal, the platform is to “show your friends who you really are, for once.” This social platform is all about highlighting life “without any filters.” However, in order to use the platform users have to agree to share a photo every day.BeReal encourages INTERACTION between individuals by asking users to post pictures with their faces involved.
The platform encourages people to get CREATIVE through their captions that can be included below a picture. The site also saves your pictures in albums that can be viewed anytime, anywhere. BeReal is available on both Google Play Store and App Store.