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Founded fifty dot com as I know you're thinking and lots of things right now -- if it essentially carried it a travel site.
That allows you to see you -- your friends and even celebrities travel on how they like get him where you -- -- it to be standards CEO Ed Johnson joins us now.
Hey there are you know there's a ton of different travel sites out there that people used for reviews what makes this -- so different.
Really comes down took thanks -- -- first thanks for having me really comes down to the big differences social duration.
And all -- the photos that we have in the site what that means is we have hundreds of thousands of photos and these -- cure rated buy other users meaning that they've been uploaded by users.
And then every time somebody uses -- -- talks about the places that they wanna go -- the places that they -- that's essentially a vote for one of those photos so.
All of our photos continue to get better and better to really create this inspirational experience when you're thinking about planning your trip.
And so US -- -- that like -- -- -- Have a wide variety across a few different lifestyle so when we started building out our advisory board of -- the company is a product -- look at things like.
Food and travel so we have Andrew Zimmer and -- Anthony board -- couple those folks there we'll look at some other lifestyle segments like fashion.
So Rachel's though is one of our advisors in the fashion space -- we're looking kind of like.
Music and surfing so we have Jason -- in there as well as wells all of our technology folks like -- -- and Randi Zuckerberg.
Gang and a Texas well I'm -- can -- -- -- get a good glass of -- so now did -- love -- if you are they get involved at all less.
-- -- reach out similar setting up the product before we even launch the site.
To get them involved early on to help us kind of advised I'm really an advisory role to tell us what they would one out of this out of something.
There was around social trouble so we got a lot of their input early but then also we -- amusing the product because as they -- a product they give us additional feedback so but because this is built completely on top of FaceBook.
As they use the product this helps people and there are social graph the used to -- -- -- to use it as well.
Rates it doesn't -- it's tied directly to FaceBook does that worry you I mean if FaceBook users have fallen as they have recently.
How does that affect tipping gong follower.
Well -- still is approaching a billion monthly active users so there's that that's a huge.
Number of people that we can tap into but I think the key trend that we're seeing out -- FaceBook now.
It's really more important is how much utility we're now getting out of our social drop and that's really what tripping -- -- -- yeah well.
You're able to now not just play games with your friends -- you're actually able to use your social graph for some benefit in our case break helping you plan your -- JR cool stuff -- -- great that he was trying download it and that if this doesn't know that you were the the founder of virtual tourist who just sold Expedia.
And he's out of -- non -- we've -- -- again in January Johnson -- to -- dot com thanks for being with us thank you yes.
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