Peoople: what social networking is and how it works

Although not so popular, the Peoople social network can be somewhat useful. That’s because its goal is to allow users to exchange recommendations about movies, restaurants, series, books and music. Available for Android and iPhone (iOS), the app won a spot in the spotlight last month, becoming the most downloaded app on the App Store, all thanks to a company monetization campaign.

The logic of the social network is simple: users post recommendations and followers can interact through comments or even audios. But, what really attracted new internet users to the site was the possibility to earn money from their recommendations.

What is Peoople and how does it work?

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Peoople is a social network of recommendations that values ​​the level of influence of the profiles. Among the categories highlighted by the company are: films, series, applications, games, restaurants, hotels and tourist attractions, books, series, electronics, beauty items, among others.

As for the levels of influence, there are 4: Rookie, Influencer, Unicorn and Star (in ascending order). Monetization is released from the second class (Influencer). And the greater your influence on other Internet users, the more money you can earn.

Unlike Facebook and Instagram, for example, there is no version for the web, it is necessary to download the application – which is recommended from the beginning on the official page (

How to register with Peoople?

To register, the first step is to download the Peoople app. Once this is done, log into the social network and decide if you will access it via email or a Facebook account. On the next page, follow the step by step, completing your profile with the requested information.

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At this stage, you will need to choose at least two subjects of interest to you, such as movies and books. Peoople also suggests some accounts to follow – which you can skip by clicking “Later”.

How to follow other profiles?

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Even if you decide to follow the suggestions of the social network at the time of registration, it is necessary to know how to follow other profiles later.

Step 1: On the home page, select the magnifying glass in the bottom options bar;
Step 2: Then use the search bar to search for the user by name;
Step 3: This action will cause some results to appear on the screen. Just tap on the corresponding name or photo to access the profile;
Step 4: Once in the profile, click on the “follow” option.

In addition to searching by name, it is still possible to follow people on Peoople from the categories displayed on the “Search” page.

How to find publications on Peoople?

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To access the social network feed and see the recommendations of the people you follow, just enter the home tab by clicking on the home icon that is located in the bottom left corner of the screen.

If you want to search for specific publications, enter the “Search” section and touch the categories you want to see. Finally, it is also possible to search for recommendations from the location, allowing the user to find suggestions close to where he is – a function that is very useful for travel, in fact.

How to create a recommendation on the social network?

The process of creating a recommendation is also very easy and intuitive. See below how to do it:

Step 1: Touch the “+” symbol in the lower right corner. Select what you want to recommend, such as a movie, book or game;

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Step 2: Through the search box, located at the top of the screen, search for the element you want to recommend;

Step 3: Select the item and, on the next tab, write your recommendation. Here, you can upload images, write comments and even record audio. Now, click on “Add to collection” and choose between creating a new collection or adding to an existing one in your profile;

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There is also a second way to make a recommendation on Peoople, through the link of what you want to recommend, like a Spotify song. After pasting the address, the process is the same, as shown in the image below:

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How to make money with Peoople?

Peoople, which explores the concept of “influencing” in the most natural way possible, offers money to users who stand out. To get on that monetization list, you need to gain followers and make recommendations constantly – which will then cause the account to level up.

The user can also leverage his account by inviting other friends to join the social network. To send an invitation, select the “bonequinho” figure on the home page and then tap on the option to send a link from your profile. For this method to work it is necessary that the guests inform your name during the registration, when the question “Who invited you to Peoople?” Appears.

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