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Twitter Alternative: What is Hive Social?

Hive Social, founded in 2019, stands out as a mobile app available on Apple and in beta for Android, offering users a unique experience with a chronological feed and a commitment to transparency by avoiding practices such as "shadow banning" or giving preference to specific accounts. The platform has swiftly gained momentum, surpassing 1 million users and claiming the top spot on Apple's App Store for free social networking apps. While precise monthly user figures fluctuate, Hive Social's growth has been impressive, with a notable surge of 250,000 users joining overnight at one point. The platform's appeal lies in its nostalgic features, such as profile music reminiscent of the Myspace era. However, some users have voiced concerns about the absence of a desktop app or website. Despite being run by two individuals and actively crowdfunding, Hive Social has emerged as a notable player in the social media landscape.

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