MeWe Social Network Reviews
About MeWe Social Network
The MeWe Social Network, found online at MeWe.com, is a new social network that wants to provide their customers with all the benefits of traditional social networks but without any of the “creepy” data collection and “spying.”
How Does It Work?
According to their website, the creators of the MeWe Social Network said that they were upset that the big technology companies and social networks were treating their users and customers as commodities. They believed that it was wrong that they thought they were welcome to “target, track, spy, and sell” customer information to advertisers and the government.
They wanted to create a social network that provided all the benefits that people wanted from a social network, but where they could feel truly safe and respected, so they created what they call the world’s first private communication network.
Their social network allows members to share photos, videos, documents, to chat, voice message, privately message, and more. Customers are also welcome to invite and manage their contacts from other social networks like Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.
They do require that all members be over the age of 13, which is required by The Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), and they do ask members to state their gender, but all members are welcome to “Decline To State” if they choose.
This website says that their network does have an available mobile application for both iOS and Android.
This company promises that this social network is completely free to join and free to use, and they promise that they will never sell any of your information to advertisers or marketing agencies the way other similar social networks do in order to earn money.
Instead, their website says that they make money “the same way offline companies have always made money,” by offering their customers optional services that people will only pay for if they actually want them and will benefit from them.
These paid-for services will include additional data storage, private group applications, the ability to print your photos, and other choices for entertainment.
Because using this social network is completely free of charge at this time unless customers choose to upgrade to different paid services, this company likely does not provide their customers with a standard Refund Policy. If you do choose to upgrade to one of their paid features or subscriptions, you should take the time at that point to see what kinds of cancellation policies are available to their customers, and of course at any time if you feel like an error has occurred you should contact their Customer Service team right away.
Customer Service Contact Info
Customers who would like to contact Customer Service with any questions, concerns, or complaints will likely need to create an account and then use the contact links available from your account to speak with a representative.
It appears that most people are happy with this social network and speak highly of them. The bottom line appears to be that they offer the same features and expectations that people have become used to from the more popular social networks, with the added benefit of privacy and protection from the data collection and marketing information that is used by almost every other social network product.
The one complaint that appeared common simply has to do with the fact that this social network is so new that members were having trouble getting other people to sign on and use this network the way they use the more common social networks like Facebook. Since the larger social networks already have such large followings, it may take awhile for this smaller and newer network to catch up.
Competitors and Alternatives?
Most people are aware that there many different social networks available for people, and that there are many different options depending on the type of social interaction you are hoping to have, so customers looking for alternatives to MeWe should be able to find many different options.
If you have experience with this company or their products, please leave your MeWe Social Network reviews below.
16 ‘MeWe Social Network’ Reviews
If you are an intellectual who is not given to the childish tempter-tantrums of competing for personal attention, but rather a grown individual looking to connect with other like-minded grown individuals to discuss shared interests, then MeWe may just be the Social Media outlet for you. If you need the personal attention derived from 10,000 likes from people you've never met, or attention from arguing a point so far that the original argument is forgotten, nullified, or otherwise defunct, then please stay put on Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, Instagram, etc. The article says you must be 13, but in fact, you must be 16 years of age to sign up for MeWe.
Nobody wants to hear about garbage. I love the option of private posts, in addition to forming private groups, chats, etc. MeWe has some neat functions I have not seen on other sites, and it has been fun exploring them with my family and friends. I love that the site is not riddled with a bunch of kids. The fact that this site does not appeal to a certain type of social media user makes it more appealing to me.
If you like airing your garbage and disputes publicly to strangers, then MeWe is not for you. Please think twice before switching. If you are happy with Facebook and Twitter, please stay put. Don't pollute MeWe. Thank you!
Not for me. Had a troll in a political group on FB said she was interested and so was I so we went in together. Never heard back from her although she was one of my "contacts". Then bunch of weird stuff happening, posts on my page not put there by me, many contact requests but not responses, all were young and attractive. Reminded me of a cult was very hard to get out of, had to do a recovery on my PC to get rid of them. Also VERY difficult to maneuver. Strange but the female that went in on it with me is no longer on FB, hmmmmmm
I joined and checked out the groups and what I found is not good. MeWe is full of groups for the political Right and Alt-Right, Trump supporters, Libertarians, and Guns of all sorts. I found it overwhelmingly negative with vast amounts of hate speech targeted at these groups usual targets. There were very few groups for progressives/liberals - I found only one. I quickly deleted my account. MeWe has become a haven for those I don't want to associate with.
So, I was using MeWe. I was a member of several groups and then BOOM! I am unable to log in at all. I reset my password many times with negative results. So, I tried setting up another account, using a different email address. It will not let me do that. And I cannot contact anyone to see why, Very frustrated.
So far I’m not to impressed. I downloaded your app, setup account, invited 50 friends, and now completely UNABLE TO LOGIN to nether iPhone app or desktop.
Here I thought MeWe was going to be the "free speech" social media which treated its users like adults instead of like children. Not so. Facebook has CLEARLY more well-defined terms than the vague moving-target terms at MeWe. If MeWe doesn't want even simply nudity posted (even though there is are bunches of porn and sex groups there!), then just say so like Facebook does: No nudity. See how simple it can be? Every court in the western world has repeatedly ruled that simple nudity IS NOT PORNOGRAPHY. If MeWe thinks that it is, then SAY so!
I was planning on closing down Facebook, so had created a MeWe account, and created a few groups for Naturists/nudists. Now, true Naturists are NOT interested in porn and sexual pictures, so my groups, which had gained over 400 members, had guidelines that porn was not to be posted, and abusers would be removed. I had to remove 4 users for violating the rules. One of them obviously "reported" the group in retaliation.
So what does the promised "Be Yourself" media do? Instead of removing any images it feels violates their terms...instead of a warning CLARIFYING their vague policy ("pornography" is imagery designed to elicit sexual response...a man grilling on his patio and another mowing his grass au-naturel is hardly what anyone would call sexual)...Mewe instead chooses to completely terminate the groups, as well as my personal account! No porn, no racism/sexism, no exploitation...NOTHING in violation of their terms that I can see. Again, every court has ruled that nudist pictures of people simply living their lives but without clothing, is not obscene or pornographic!
Trying to communicate with someone is impossible. Submit a help ticket, it goes nowhere.
There is no way I will spent one more minute at a so-called "social media" site where I could spend a year or more establishing my personal account, as well as starting and maintaining a Group, only to have some MeWe Nanny-Censor who was probably fired from Facebook, COMPLETELY DELETE everything I've done without any kind of warning or explanation. Maybe that Nanny went to get a cup of coffee and found the pot empty...bad mood...BOOM, that little complaint about something in my group gets the whole group deleted. No way to appeal or question anything.
No way. MeWe is NOT the wave of the future as far as social media is concerned, unless you want more restrictions that Facebook ever dreamed of.
MeWe is a complete waste of time.
So easy to use, so much more control over everything. Why people want to remain loyal to FB, especially after all they have done to their users, is baffling and sad. The more people who stop using FB the less influence they have over everything we do - take back the power!!
I love MeWe. It starts out by assuming privacy and allows for meaningful conversation between people while being able to participate in groups, share events and still limit what is shared. Instead of having us be ad targets, it is monetized through additional services. Buy some extra emoticon sets, or pay a dollar a month for additional messaging services, or host a full PRO group outside of what their already awesome groups offer. I really hope more people come over and check out what it has to offer!