Are Gen-Z tired of the vanity of social media? Can apps like YurOn provide some relief?



03 July 2020 1 comments

Social media has become a way of life for young people, with 9 out of 10 young people having a social media account. But the increasing need for likes, follows and other forms of social validation, can become exhausting. The potential to expand the currently narrow experience of social media paves the way for new platforms with more organic content, defying the synthetic and calculated worlds of Instagram and Facebook.

This is where new contenders like YurOn hold their advantage.

YurOn is a video sharing app that revolves around video threads within communities (released April 2020). There are no beautifying features, no vanity metrics and no text comments, leaving space for a completely honest user experience, something so rare in today’s social media world. You can ask a question, join a comedy thread or try a challenge.

YurOn allows you to have your own voice. Creating dialogue between users, the app leaves space for both the debating of important topics and the co-creation of funny threads, without the impersonal barrier of text. With conversations on the app ranging from ‘Should we legalize prostitution?’ to ‘What’s the most ridiculous conspiracy theory you’ve come across?’, there’s a community for everyone. And if not, build your own!

Instagrammers and Youtubers have started using YurOn as a tool to provide them with user generated content (UGC). Creating content on YurOn is not only quick and easy, it also allows you to grow your social media platform in a way that hasn’t been done before, creating a dialogue between users that doesn’t differentiate between simply ‘creators’ and ‘followers’.

You can create as much or as little as you like, giving you complete freedom to customise your content and find your perfect balance between creating and consuming. If you come across a thread that you want to get involved in, there’s no hassle of spending hours trying to choose the right video, simply record and post, adding you to the conversation instantly.

Creating meaningful connections with people all over the world allows content creators to expand their audience, and keep them watching. A dialogue between creators and watchers allows for a more personal relationship, creating a more active community and a better understanding of your audience.

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So, whether you want to share your best trickshot, your opinion on climate change or your best kitchen hacks, YurOn is the platform for you to grow. Quite simply, you can take the conversation in whichever direction you choose, creating a social media experience that makes you feel better than when you logged on.

We want to help YOU create amazing content, so go ahead email us at for personal help on how to kickstart your YurOn journey!

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One thought on “Are Gen-Z tired of the vanity of social media? Can apps like YurOn provide some relief?

  1. Charity says:

    I haven’t heard of that app before. It sounds interesting. Thanks for sharing!

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