After a controversial transition to a for-profit model in 2011, which brought million in funding in the past two years, growing pains have set in.In October, layoffs claimed an estimated 40 percent of the staff, and CEO Tony Espinoza announced his departure — giving an opening to competitors like Be Welcome and Hospitality Club.Whats App est une façon facile d'envoyer des messages rapides à vos contacts via téléphone mobile.La seule nécessité sera que l'autre personne possède une installation de l'application.Although the company has initiated a doubling down on mobile, the experience of users like Riccardo might suggest another path to profitability. The almost decade-old Couchsurfing, which is available in 100,000 cities across the globe, is becoming the go-to hookup app for a certain class of young world travelers.Une fois l'installation de l'application complétée, vous serez en mesure d'envoyer l'équivalent d'un SMS gratuitement, d'attacher des photos, des vidéos, des liens et tout ce que vous désirez.
In eight months using the service, Riccardo, who is 32 and works for an ad agency, has let eight visitors crash at his apartment, of whom he’s hooked up with five, for a 62 percent “success rate.” If you count the additional two who climbed into bed with him for a cuddle and then fell asleep, the percentage climbs even higher.
(Riccardo and other Couchsurfing users quoted in this article asked to be identified by pseudonyms.) On the business front, the crowdsourced hospitality site has been experiencing a rough patch lately.
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Riccardo G.’s profile on Couch Surfing.com, the website that partners intrepid wanderers with willing hosts, notes that he lives in the “best neighborhood to go out and have drinks,” that he offers a “cozy/clean/nice sofa/couch” and that he’ll even let you bring your “small dog, if you just can’t live without him.” He describes himself as “amazing, outgoing, funny, smart” and says his interests include friends, eating, drinking, the gym and puppies.
Whats App supporte actuellement les i Phone, Blackberry et téléphones Android et Nokia.
Vous n'aurez donc aucun problème à communiquer avec la plupart de vos contacts de votre carnet d'adresses.