“Talking is a Lost Behavior”: Messaging for Those In Need of an Ear

“Talking is a Lost Behavior”: Messaging for Those In Need of an Ear

As easy as a walkie-talkie, a messaging app is helping you talk more

Rob Kleiman
  • 26 january 2016

“We are not just creating a global communication product but also inspiring a global movement to get people talking more through conversations,” says Ricardo Vice Santos, a former Spotify engineer. Ricardo and his co-founder Andreas Blixt began working on Roger, a voice messaging app after Ricardo ran into a pole while he was walking through the streets of Manhattan and texting a friend in Sweden. After the unfortunate incident, Santos and Blixt felt like there should be a simpler, more personal way to communicate than text messaging.

Access this article for free
Fill in your email below and you'll gain access to this article while also receiving a number of membership features as part of a special 30-day trial.
*Already a member? Log in here

Learn About Our Membership Services

Need Research Help?
As a member you can ask us any research questions and get complimentary research assistance with a 4-day turnaround. Reports inclde stats, quotes, and best-inclass examples on research topics.
Remain Informed & Strategic
We publish several trends reports each month. By becoming a member you will have access to over 100 existing reports, plus a growing catalog of deep topical analysis and debrief-style reports so you always remain in the know.
See Trends Come To Life
Meet your peers and immerse yourself in monthly trend and innovation webinars and discounted conferences.
No search results found.