Facebook Alternative MeWe Experiences Record Growth

Facebook AltTech Growth US Capitol Riot Privacy

Amid the fallout from the US captiol riot, Facebook alternative MeWe experienced record growth just like other alternative platforms and services. MeWe added 2.5 million new members in the week prior and trended as the #2 (and briefly as the #1) social network app in the Google Play Store:

#MeWe is the #2 downloaded social app in the Google Play Store!

And the only social network on the list that treats its members as customers to serve - not data to share, target, or sell. 😃 👍

– MeWe (@mewe) 18 Jan 2021

Sources / Relevant Material

  1. twitter.com/mewe/status/1351247260038934533
  2. ZDNet "'Anti-Facebook' MeWe social network adds 2.5 million new members in one week" by Eileen Brown (19 Jan 2021)
  3. USA Today "Facebook rival MeWe gains 2.5M members in a week as users seek privacy" by Coral Murphy Marcos (20 Jan 2021)