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Slingshot Chat

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$1,450 USD

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Famous iOS/Android Snapchat rival, No1 free app, with 84,000+ registered emails!

Disappearing chat and photo app released in Jan 2014, was a number 1 competitor to Snapchat, and has 84,000+ email addresses of young adult and teen market. Currently holds no1 spot under top keyword.

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Downloads/month
500
App Age
3 years
Rating
13 reviews
App Store Price
Free
Reskin
No
Includes Source Code
Yes

Financials ?

No financial data has been provided for this app

Seller's Notes

If you want a big league chat app to add to your portfolio with a proven track history at the number 1 spot, and a mailing list of 84000 teens/young adults, you may want to buy this app immediately!

I launched this App, formerly known as Puffchat, to compete with Snapchat in early 2014. At the time, Snapchat did not have disappearing text messages, only photos.

Slingshot was the ultimate teen dream where you could text people how you feel, with the evidence disappearing. You can take a photo or create a text, put a self-destruct timer on it, and the message will disappear 1-20 seconds after being read.

This app was written about in top app publications TUAW and ZDNet because of a security breach that went viral. After this was fixed, this app went to number 1 free app in Ireland back in April 2014, beating ALL THE BIGGEST APPS AT THE TIME to the top spot, including Whatsapp and Facebook, which were the 2 biggest apps in Social networking at the time.

This app could have been enormous, but the server provider I was with disabled my server because the new user registrations jumped from 100 a day to 20,000 a day, and they could not handle the messaging activity. Hence I had to move the app to a dedicated server to handle the activity. It lost its number 1 place. Then Snapchat, who had now been made aware of the app, introduced text messaging and it killed my app's USP (Instagram are now destroying Snapchat's uniqueness...this is karma!).

This app is still working great, but needs to be updated for 2017! So much can be done with the interface to make it compete with Snapchat.

The only real cost is $150 per month for the server, but as the current activity is calm, you can downgrade this until you return it to viral status again!

Both the iOS/Android source code and graphics files will be included, but the best part is the 84,000+ registered email addressses of it's users, which can be used for marketing purposes when you relaunch the app or for your other apps, as per the terms and conditions the user signs up to.

I will also link you with the developers and designers that have worked on the source code and graphic files of this app and they are very reasonably priced! All you need to do is mock some designs and they will make it to a first class standard!

Everything is already made, everything is set up... it's ready for you to buy. But if you want this app to re-compete with the $10 billion dollar app, Snapchat, you may want to update the interface, functionality and app icon, and make this a chart-topping Chat app again!

**Please note, I will not sell this for less than $4000! In April 2014, this was valued at over $10 million, so I know this app has potential to help a want-to-be Unicorn App start up!!**

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Terry Down ( site admin )
Fri, 17 Mar 2017 15:30:41 AEDT

Terry from Flippa here. 4 days to go on this auction. Closing in on the reserve, Get your bids and offers in asap.

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