Hyderabad: Two college students from the Telugu states — Bhargav Varma and Palem Imran Mohammed — have created CiSAPP (Join in Single App), which is alleged to be India’s first blockchain-based social networking platform that may securely join customers on a single platform.
The concept, which was conceptualized at their hostel room by the 2 college students, who had been then of their second 12 months of engineering, makes use of blockchain know-how to weed out faux profiles and guarantees to supply 100% privateness and transparency to its customers. Each Bhargav and Imran have their very own causes for creating this one-stop social media platform. Whereas a tweet from Mahindra Group chairman Anand Mahindra acquired Imran pondering, for Bhargav, it was his need to have a protected place for networking that made him collaborate along with his roommate.
“In 2018, Mahindra posted a tweet saying if it’s time to contemplate having India’s personal social networking firm. This acquired me pondering,” stated Imran, who’s from Chittoor district, Andhra Pradesh. “I did my analysis, discovered issues with the present social media platforms, and got here out with an answer — CiSAPP. I wished to create an area the place there isn’t any probability of one other Cambridge Analytica. The place there are not any hackers, spams, or trolls.”
Imran stated this might be a individuals’s community the place knowledge just isn’t managed by massive tech giants, however saved in decentralized places, which can’t be utilized by any third get together.
Hyderabadi boy Bhargav stated he isn’t on any social media platform as of now as he doesn’t really feel protected. “I’m somebody who will solely use a product if I really feel protected and know that solely I’ve entry to my knowledge. Initially, I wished to construct a social community for my very own networking,” he stated, and added that over time, he felt that he ought to collaborate and make it for a bigger viewers.
The CiSAPP app makes use of a face ID to register a person and verifies whether or not the registered particular person alone is utilizing the app at common intervals and reviews any discrepancies. As soon as a person is reported thrice, his/her account is deleted completely. The app additionally has newest options like personal encrypted chats and self-destructing messages.