12 Epic Social Apps that Weren’t Existed Before 2009

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How would it feel if you are asked to live through without the internet?

Or with the internet but no support of mobile phones (like no GPRS, 4G-5G)? Worse, with the smartphones supporting the fastest internet connection but no social apps?

Am sure many of you will feel dead (just like me). Many will feel to be left alone in the center of the Sahara Desert or some other atrocious sensations. (Maybe you’d like to share with me here in the comments.)

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Well, am not going to reveal any secret here that this is something going to happen in future. But an imagination that how could it affect your lifestyle to live without your hard favorite social apps. As many of them didn’t exist before the fall of the year 2009.

If you are curious, let’s take a start from Whatsapp that wasn’t in the mind either before 2009:


12. WhatsApp – 2009

IMAGE: WhatsApp

WhatsApp is the most widely used mobile application known so far, which was nowhere before 2009. You doubt about its popularity? Look at the statistics: WhatsApp is rated by nearly 25m users on Google play and about 147.3 k users on Play Store. Moreover, WhatsApp has more than 700 million active users until January 2015. What do these records suggest?

WhatsApp is founded by Jan KoumBrian Acton in 2009 when both left Yahoo’s 20 years job and disappointed from getting an entry in Facebook Inc.

Facebook acquired WhatsApp on February 19, 2014 valued $19 billion. Which is the most expensive acquisition of Facebook Inc so far.


11. Tango – 2009


Tango is also founded in the year 2009 by two friends Eric Setton and Uri Raz in California, United States. Tango has now more than 150 employees and offices in more than three locations on the globe.

Tango is rated by 65.3 k on App Store and 2.3 m on Play Store users to the date.


10. Taptalk – 2009


Taptalk lets you share the photos and videos with friends and family in a fastest way of communication. It is the brainchild of Onno Faber and it also took birth in 2009.

Taptalk is rated by 55 on App Store and 711 on Play Store users to the date.


9. Instagram – 2010


Instagram was released on October 6, 2010, by two developers Mike Krieger & Kevin Systrom. Later, acquired by Facebook Inc with a net worth of $1 Billion on April 9, 2012.

Instagram is rated by 1.8 m on App Store and 20.5 m on Play Store users to the date.


8. Viber – 2010


Talmon Marco founded Viber on December 2, 2010, which was acquired by Rakuten, later on, February 14, 2014. Viber claims to have more than 200 million users from all over the world.

Viber is rated by 130.5 k on App Store and 6.7 m on Play Store users to the date.


7. Pinterest – 2010


The most popular social bookmarking app Pinterest is a joint effort of three developers, Paul Sciarra, Ben Silbermann and Evan Sharp. Took birth in March 2010 and now employing 300+ professionals.

Pinterest is rated by 913.3 k on App Store and 1 m on Play Store users to the date.


6. Snapchat – 2011


September 2011 is the initial release date of SnapChat by two youngsters Mr. Bobby Murphy & Mr. Evan Spiegel. SnapChat broke many previous records and make its founders, the richest young men on the globe. It is the most wow thing about SnapChat owners.

SnapChat is rated by 142.4 k on App Store and 2.9 m on Play Store users to the date.


5. WeChat – 2011


WeChat, sometimes called WeChat Tencent, is because it is the invention of a Chinese internet service providing company Tencent. It’s becoming more and more popular day by day.

WeChat is rated by 25.8 k on App Store and 3.6 m on Play Store users to the date.


4. Hinge – 2011


Justin McLeod founded this most popular online dating application in the month of February, 2011. It is thought to be the most credible and trusted match discovery application available now a day.

The hinge is rated by 713 on App Store and 1.3 k on Play Store users to the date.


3. Vine – 2012


This most amazing video sharing application was acquired by Twitter Inc even before its initial release. Two years ago on the date of January 24, 2013 vine was released by Twitter and was founded by the triangle of Colin Kroll, Rus Yusupov, and Dominik Hofmann.

Vine is rated by 63.6 k on App Store and 895.8 k on Play Store users to the date.


2. Tinder – 2012


Another amazing dating application Tinder wasn’t nowhere before 2012. One can find, chat, talk or pass comment anonymously to the people nearby. Co-founded by Dinesh Moorjani, Christopher Gulczynski, Whitney Wolfe, Sean Rad, Justin Mateen and Jonathan Badeen.

Tinder is rated by 84.7 k on App Store and 1 m on Play Store users to the date.


1. Secret – 2013


Unique in its kind. This application got the most recognition in its least time span of releasing. Founded in October 2013 by two Canadian young men Chrys Bader-Wechsler & David Byttow.

Secret is rated by 1.8 k on App Store and 120.7 k on Play Store users to the date.

Update: The Secret discontinued their services.