12 Facts About MeWe


MeWe is a global social media and social networking service owned by Sgrouples, a company based in Los Angeles, California.

FactSnippet No. 1,567,940

In March 2020, MeWe launched dual-camera videos, which allow for both inward and outward-facing camera views.

FactSnippet No. 1,567,941

MeWe reported in June 2018 that the site had 90,000 active groups, 60,000 of which were "public" and open to all users.

FactSnippet No. 1,567,942

Business Insider has reported that some of the most popular groups on MeWe focus on "extreme views, like anti-vaccine rhetoric, white supremacy, and conspiracy theories" and that in 2020 the platform was used to organize anti-lockdown protests.

FactSnippet No. 1,567,943

MeWe gained popularity in Hong Kong in November 2020, with users migrating from Facebook due to concerns with possible pro-China censorship and moderation.

FactSnippet No. 1,567,944

MeWe takes a relatively light approach to content moderation according to some sources.

FactSnippet No. 1,567,945

MeWe intends to add support for two-factor authentication in the first or second quarter of 2021.

FactSnippet No. 1,567,946

MeWe was incorporated as a subsidiary of Sgrouples, and based in Culver City, California.

FactSnippet No. 1,567,947

MeWe finished its initial financing round in July 2018 by raising $5.

FactSnippet No. 1,567,948

MeWe has said they will never use cookies or spyware to generate content about users, and that it will not track user activity in any way or sell user data to a third party.

FactSnippet No. 1,567,949

MeWe has described itself as the "anti-Facebook" due to its focus on data privacy, lack of moderation, and simple newsfeed algorithm.

FactSnippet No. 1,567,950

Advisors to MeWe include computer scientist Tim Berners-Lee and filmmaker Cullen Hoback.

FactSnippet No. 1,567,951