Episode 16: Jonathan Lucas, CEO of the app Burn Book
Release Date: 03/09/2015
Today's episode is brough to you by our friends at Geofeedia...
Jonathan Cole Lucas is the young man that had an idea for an app and has seen that idea turn into reality launching the geo-based platform Burn Book.
Burn Book is based on anonymity and is gaining popularity with late teens and early 20 somethings. With the new popularity, also comes problems that only get amplified becasue of the anonymous appeal to a younger crowd.
Jonathan has a different idea for anonymity, "It can be something beautiful." and he isn't wrong. He sees a different kind of anonymous app and is trying to keep Burn Book fun without the problems associated to many of the other anonymous based platforms.
He even shut the app down for a time being to work out some of the issues that he didn't like developing in the system. You get the idea Jonathan is interested in providing a safe environment while at the same time protecting the 1st as much as he can to balance both.
As I've said about many platforms...you can't always blame the platform, sometimes you blame the people becuase some people don't know how to act: