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New Social Community Keek racks up 45 Million registrations in a few months

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by Alfa1, Jun 6, 2013.

  1. Alfa1

    Alfa1 Well-Known Member

    Take a look at how the new social video community Keek works: https://www.keek.com/
    This system is even more engaging than XenForo is, but the feel is also similar in many ways. The creators have understood how to entice users and also how to get users to sign up, suck in their friends and keep users in.

    Here is a small overview: https://www.keek.com/about

    An article on Techcrunch: http://techcrunch.com/2013/06/06/so...ers-adding-over-24m-users-since-vines-launch/

    I would not be surprised if this becomes extremely big.
    Brandon Sheley likes this.
  2. Brogan

    Brogan XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    Closed community.

    I need to sign up to view. Not interested.
  3. DRE

    DRE Well-Known Member

    Keek has been big for awhile. Like twitter, they rely on celebrity accounts to encourage members to join.

    It is not as popular as instagram or even vine. I don't think any social video sites will ever be as popular as YouTube anytime soon.
  4. Biker

    Biker Well-Known Member

    How many of those 24 million are spam bots? :D
    Adam Howard likes this.
  5. Gazhyde

    Gazhyde Well-Known Member

    How many of those 24 million signed up to just to see what it actually is... then never wen't back again. :cautious:
    Brandon Sheley and Adam Howard like this.
  6. Sadik B

    Sadik B Well-Known Member

  7. Brogan

    Brogan XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    Their home page fails massively then.
    All I could see was sign up and log in with no obvious way to access the content.
    dieketzer and Jeremy like this.
  8. Gazhyde

    Gazhyde Well-Known Member

    Watched 5 "keeks", and have decided never to go back. Ever. More of my life I won't get back. Curse you internet!
    Alfa1 likes this.
  9. AndyB

    AndyB Well-Known Member

    I see zero resemblance to forums. Looks like keek has an average age of about 12 years old and most posts have about three words.
  10. DRE

    DRE Well-Known Member

    Yeah there's no resemblance to forums other than commenting videos. Don't know why he posted it.
  11. Edrondol

    Edrondol Well-Known Member

    That's too bad.
  12. s.molinari

    s.molinari Well-Known Member

    Alfa1, you've disappointed me.:p Do you really think Keek is that good? Sure, 45 million users is nothing to sneeze at. But still. No value comes out of the conversations there from what I can see.

  13. DRE

    DRE Well-Known Member

    Most people sign up and don't stick around. It's one of those apps you install, look around and uninstall.
  14. Brandon Sheley

    Brandon Sheley Well-Known Member

    nothing new here
    looks like a fancy twitter clone

  15. Onimua

    Onimua Well-Known Member

    I'm not sure which has higher quality content: This site's videos or YouTube comments.
  16. Brogan

    Brogan XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    Considering the way the world is going, it will be on the high school syllabus within five years.
    Luke F and Jeremy like this.
  17. Pereira

    Pereira Well-Known Member

    Visits site... clicks on random video... girl smoking pot. Nice.

    It seems like twitter with built in video sharing.

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