is an open source social networking service, headquartered in New York City. Elements of the global hacktivist collective Anonymous showed initial support for Minds, based on its foundation of transparency and privacy.
Bill Ottman, Founder & CEO
John Ottman, Co-Founder & Chairman
Mark Harding, Co-Founder & CTO
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-Minds is supported on both desktop and mobile devices. An official mobile Minds application is available for iOS and Android.
-Minds allows the sharing of photos and videos. Playback options for video include 360p and 720p using HTML5 video and H.264/MPEG-4 AVC.
-Minds rewards content and engagement (swipes, votes, referrals and comments) with points, which users can then spend towards “boosting” posts. With Minds, users can vote on content and other users using swipe gestures, similar to the app Tinder.
Minds allows its users to discover people and brands with geofiltering for local and global networking.
Minds monetizes through its points-purchasing system and white-label services, which allow businesses to create their own social network based on the Minds platform.