The original story (posted November 21, 2022) is as follows:
Elon Musk’s acquisition of the massively popular social media platform was turbulent, to say the least. His pursuit of the platform began in January, the same month he began buying shares of Twitter.
However, after purchasing the platform, things seem to have spiraled out of control as there has been mass layoffs, Twitter Blue sign-up and the whole new Twitter 2.0 mayhem.
Twitter has been in a bit of a mess lately which is why people have been looking for possible alternatives. And it seems, after Mastodon, that the shift is now towards Hive Social.
What is HiveSocial?
Now you must be wondering what Hive Social is. Well, it is a new social media platform that is similar to Instagram in some aspects but comes with a timeline.
Some of the features include profile music, profile banners, photo/gif/text posts, and much more.
Getting used to the Hive Social app reminds me of what it was like when I first started using social media. I’m just squeezing hoping I’m doing it right
It’s a new app that tries to be Twitter but without Elon lol. It’s nice so far. cell
Gen-Z does not want to be monitored and manipulated by algorithms that seem to be getting more aggressive by the day. Therefore, they are regularly looking for the most natural platforms.
However, there are several concerns with Hive Social that are being reported that readers should know about before trying their hands on the platform.
Social Issues Cell
The recently launched Hive Social Android app (November 10) is experiencing serious crash issues that make it impossible for users to set usernames, add profile pictures, and generally use the platform (1And the2And the3And the4And the5And the6And the7And the8And the9).
The program often crashes with varied usage patterns. Some users have reported that it crashes when loading their avatar, while others are experiencing it while simply scrolling through posts.
Earlier, many assumed that Hive Social is down because their servers are unable to handle the influx of traffic.
But the prevalence of this issue in the past 4 or 5 days has confirmed that something is wrong with the Android app.
I suppose everyone saying positive things about Hive Social has an iPhone, because I try it on my Android phone and the damn thing keeps crashing! I thought it was only when I was trying to set up my profile that it would allow me to post, but no!
First impressions are good. Some of the big Android stuff are some jitter when scrolling, the app freezes and then crashes when refreshing the feed, and the dark mode seems to reset when the app is closed. Keen to see how it grows from here!
@TheHIVE_Social Hi, I just created an account and can’t use the photos on my phone to set as an avatar or banner. Is your Android cell having issues?
Hive Social users demand a web or desktop version (1And the2And the3And the4And the5) from the platform as well. This is due to the fact that every other social media platform; Be it on Facebook, Instagram or otherwise.
Possible improvements received
Hive Social tweeted today that the platform will soon receive several improvements that will enhance the user experience:
Fortunately, we have come up with a possible workaround to solve the problem of not being able to load photos from the gallery. First, the first involves giving permission to the app to access your photos and videos:
1. Uninstall the app, reinstall it but don’t sign in
2. Go to setting on your phone
3. Applications, then Hive Social
4. Grant Permission to “Photos and Videos”
5. Now open the app and login
Another one includes the following:
We’ll keep tabs on the issue and update this article when we come across anything noteworthy.
First update (November 22, 2022)
12:10 PM (virtual): Hive support is now actively responding to user complaints of persistent bugs and has also announced some new features that will be coming soon to the platform.
1. They have has been confirmed There is a fix soon to make gallery loading easier.
2. Also, there is an issue where NSFW posts retain NSFW state on reposts restored.
3. The team a job To solve problems with hashtags.
4. Moreover, some users are unable to log into the app or enter the password while logging in.
On this, support the hive He said Users can try to sign in with their Google or Apple accounts because email verification quota is currently limited. However, they are working on increasing it.
1. It has cell support has been confirmed They will soon add the multiple accounts feature to the platform.
2. Also, a Web version Hive soon.
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