Jun 1, 2023 - 15 min
Stay connected with the biggest global stories in business and tech. Presented by Karleen Leveille, every weekday on Curio. In today's episode... Why are new social media apps doomed to fail? Once viral app BeReal has reached a slow but inevitable end. With the world awaiting its replacement, the Financial Times discusses what went wrong for the "authentic" photo-sharing app. Then, at the height of its success, critics noted that BeReal faced a ticking clock. With rival platforms jostling to take over Instagram's crown, The Verge explains that competitors have to move faster if they want to become the next hit.