But how do you design an app with no images that stays true to the DIY vibe of the original Instagram community?
The key to Rakowski’s vision for the Personals app is that it remains text-only–though users will still need to log in through Instagram, a measure that Rakowski hopes will keep the trolls out.
People will be able to use these categories to search and sort through all the personals on the app, and post as many personal ads as they want on their own profile.
While one day she wants to have in-app messaging, for the first version Rakowski plans to build in Craigslist-style encrypted email communication instead–if you reach out to a person you’re interested in, an email will go straight to their inbox.
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In a single 48-hour period, she would receive upwards of 500 submissions, which she would then slowly post over the course of the next month, complete with each user’s Instagram handle so that other people could send them direct messages.The key to the app will still be users’ text descriptions. I feel like writing directly about yourself and your desires has made for deeper connections.” This is particularly important, Rakowski says, for the queer community, where language is a primary mode for self-identification: In the posts, people describe themselves with monikers like “tender gendered,” “butch emotional laborer,” “latinx switchy-witch,” and “power bottom-leaning.”“I think language is really important for queer people because there are all these different words to describe who you are that just don’t exist in the straight world,” she says.“Maybe there’s a rejection of the Tinder culture, because you’re just looking at a person’s kind of shitty, badly lit selfie,” she says. “It’s almost like a code language.”The personals, each limited to 45 words, are also similar to a familiar form of modern communication: the text message.Your feedback matters a lot to us when we’re planning our roadmap.As such, Opera’s news reader now supports RSS feeds, too!Today, about a year and a half later, the account has more than 30,000 followers. This week, Rakowski launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise money to transform the Instagram feed, which she ran using only Google Docs, into a truly independent meeting space for queer people.Rakowski says the decision is motivated in part to escape from the confines of Instagram’s corporate overlord–Facebook–and also to give her some relief from the very manual process of formatting and uploading all the submissions.There are many Thai women at our site because we offer Thai language as well to make it easier for Thai ladies who do not speak much English to sign up.I hope you will enjoy using this site as we have put a lot of love and effort into building it to be the best Thai dating site on the Internet!In addition, you can always find the top 50 news articles in your language at the top of your feed.Access your personal news feed straight from Opera’s start page.