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Discuss.io at IIeX EU: Recap and Reflection

Conference season is upon us! It’s a busy time of year and we’re shifting into high gear was we prepare for the many conferences to come over the next several months. One of our recent trips was to Amsterdam for the IIeX EU conference, where our Founder, Zach Simmons, presented on how Discuss.io has helped Unilever connect…

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Discuss.io Nominated for “Best New Technology” at MRMW

We are very excited to announce that we were nominated for the MRMW Awards in the category of “Best New Technology!” It is a great industry honor to be nominated for this award. We are extremely proud of our team for their contributions over the past several years. What started as an idea that our founder, Zach Simmons, had out of his apartment four years ago, has now…

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Improving Organization within the Discuss.io Platform

At Discuss.io, we’re constantly striving to improve our platform and our user’s experience. That’s why roughly every two weeks (or sooner) we ship new updates to our platform. These biweekly releases iterate on existing functionality, fix bugs, and add new features.
Our product development team works hard each release sprint to improve our platform…

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Discuss.io 360 Immersion

Today, we are very excited to announce the launch of Discuss.io 360 Immersion. You can now view a 360 degree video stream on the Discuss.io platform, bringing you one step closer to consumers’ lives. Our team has worked really hard over last few months to deliver this product. What initially started as an idea over drinks has now become a product line that is receiving tremendous interest. Often times, when you are pushing the envelope…

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Breaking the Barriers: Uniting an International Team

As an international company, we love when we can bring our people together. Last week, we were fortunate to be able to bring our team together for our annual “All Hands” meeting in Playa del Carmen, Mexico. Last year, our CEO, Zach Simmons, promised a company-wide trip to an international destination…

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Private Eyes: Discuss.io Announces Observer Notifications

Our most recent release contains a new feature that demonstrates to moderators when observers are watching the session. When observers are in the Meeting Room, an eye-shaped icon, located at the top of the screen, will turn green. The icon will also display a running count of the number of observers…

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Discuss.io Announes New Badge Features

Wanting to improve on our user’s experience, we recently updated our notification system within the Meeting Room. During every session, the moderator and participants have access to a chat room on the right side of their screen. The chat room can serve many purposes; however, it is often used as an unobtrusive method of communication…

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2017: A Year for Growth

The following is a message from Zach Simmons, Founder and CEO of Discuss.io:
2016 was a great year for us at Discuss.io! We launched a brand new website, closed another successful round of financing, and our 2016 sales were through the roof, growing by 350% YoY, allowing Discuss.io to continue to be the fastest growing…

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Feature Series: Phone Bridge

Discuss.io provides on-demand qualitative consumer depth interviews and online focus groups using webcams. We connect marketers, researchers, and brands to millions of consumers globally right from their laptops. So what can we do when participants don’t have internet access? Discuss.io offers a Phone Bridge feature as a supplementary tool that