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Brand new mobile social network ReallyMet puts a new twist on social media

Adios, fake friend collecting

One of the major criticisms of social media networks like Twitter is the “follow me and I’ll follow you back” mentality with thousands of strangers attempting to pump up their follower count. Another criticism is people proclaim how well connected they are but they don’t really know any of their network in person.

ReallyMet is a brand new app that is available on iTunes and soon on Android that encourages users to share people you meet with your real friends. Users can check in with other people when they meet in person, emphasizing the real connections between people. There is a gaming component that encourages users to build up their social network and with each check in with a real life connection, relationship statuses change from “acquaintance” to “inner circle.” The more people you meet and “level up the relationship class” with, the more your overall social level increases.

Real life meetings can be made relevant by sending messages, posting photos, and rating the “meet.” You can check in, post a “shout out” message or comment, upload photos and discover who you and your real life friends really have in common in real life, hence ReallyMet!

First look at ReallyMet

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Lani is the COO and News Director at The American Genius, has co-authored a book, co-founded BASHH, Austin Digital Jobs, Remote Digital Jobs, and is a seasoned business writer and editorialist with a penchant for the irreverent.



  1. Scott Allen

    November 14, 2011 at 1:43 am

    I like the concept, but I have a problem with the implication that face-to-face meetings are inherently (and always) more "real" or deeper than virtual interactions.

    People can be incredibly shallow in real life, too. 🙂

    • Donghyun Kim

      November 19, 2011 at 8:22 pm

      reallymet treis to help the real meet more enjoyable by sharing it with friends. We are not trying to replicate the real meets.

      Anyway thanks for your interests ^^


  2. Greg Vardaro

    November 14, 2011 at 2:19 am

    Why? What? Are you serious? "A new twist"?.. For those who still haven't figured out how to effectively utilize social media technology and properly integrate it into their own personal/business life..well.. good news!… there's an app for that!! So tell your "real" friends to download it too by whatever means you use to communicate to them. Finally, a rating system based on how much of a loser you are that you can show off to all your looser friends.. "Because everyone you meet matters"..???? Matters to who? Who cares? I could go on.. but I don't care enough to..

  3. Jacqueline Hughes

    November 14, 2011 at 3:30 am

    Did you meet the gals from Hashable yet? They've been here a few times. I haven't tried out ReallyMet yet, but it looks very similar.

    Also in this space – MingleBird (

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