Just.me releases new chat app that connects you with random strangers

Having nearly had all of its assets auctioned off last year, Just.me is planning on releasing a series of messaging apps built using the Just.me platform. The first of these apps, Chance, is a a private messaging app the connects users with random strangers. There are several safety measures that the company hopes will filter out any of the problems that plagued similar services like Chatroulette in the past.

Mobile messaging app Just.me auctioned off its assets late last year, pre-traction, in order to get out from under its $1.5 million in venture debt. But Just.me, founded by Keith Teare (who also co-founded TechCrunch), won the auction itself using funds from Teare’s incubator Archimedes Labs, beating out nearly two dozen other bids. Now the company is revealing its next move: a series of messaging apps built using the Just.me platform and assets two years in the making, starting with Chance, a private messaging app that connects users with strangers.

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