This is episode one of our Vergecast mini-series “Solo Acts”, which features people who are working independently to create great things on the internet, hosted by Ashley Esqueda.
Today, Ashley talks with Raluca Pop, founder of the social media app Hive Social, which was created when Raluca was only 19. Ashley and Raluca discuss the challenges of building a social media app from scratch in the world of Big Tech, what happens when you need to address problem like a mass influx of users and security issues, and working with such a small team.
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