Furry Amino

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Furry Amino
Furry Amino logo.jpg
Author(s) Founders: Lepus Lied and Zombyeen
Staff: See Staff section.
Website
Status Active
Launch date June 10, 2016 (closed)
June 15, 2016 (public)
Genre Social media community

Furry Amino is a community on the social networking and chat app Amino. It was founded by Lepus Lied and Zombyeen on June 10, 2016 and released to the public on June 15, 2016. As of May 2018, it has over 220,000 members.

Furry Amino has a standalone app released for iOS[1] and Android.[2]

Services and features[edit]

Furry Amino shares its features with that of any other community hosted on the Amino platform.

Furry Amino allows users to make blog posts, quizzes, polls and share them with the community.[3] Users can follow one another and see the posts of the users they are following directly on their timeline.

Public and private chats are both supported for instant messaging. Sexual content of any kind is disallowed on Furry Amino.[4]

Staff[edit]

Furry Amino's staff as of April 2018 include:

Leaders
Curators

Former staff include Cooper, Cyclone, Dear Ambelina, Dirge, Dizzy, Drako Wulf, Fluffy, FoxesLoveCake, Hatred, Holt, Kaveebi, Luna Crescens, Lynn, Maki, Maple the Dutch Dragon, Moka Doggo, Monster, MysticSolstice, Novahurr, Nubtail, Pascow, Ryuu Kurozke, Sammy, SchoolHouse Croc, Solis Astral, Sprrigs, Starz, WiFi! and Zombyeen.

History[edit]

On June 10, 2016, Lepus Lied posted the first blog to Furry Amino.[5] The post was last edited June 15, 2016

In June 2016, the first curator applications were opened.[6] On June 21, 2016, nine curators were chosen. Dizzy, Sammy, FoxesLoveCake, Erik Ortega, SchoolHouse Croc, SleepyKitty, Novahurr, Lynn, and early retiree Pascow.[7]

In January 2017, applications to become curator were opened. After receiving over 500 applications[8] five users were chosen to become curators. The new curators were Cooper, Cyclone, Maki, Sprrigs and Sun-Dial.

On February 25, 2017, Team Amino banned Fluffy from Amino, who was at the time a leader of Furry Amino. As a result of this, the entire community was placed on probation.[9]

On February 28, 2017, Furry Amino reached 100,000 users.[10]

On March 4, 2017, curator applications were opened with the intention of promoting six new curators.[11] On March 20, the six new curators were made part of the team.[11] The chosen curators were Dirge, Dear Ambelina, Holt, Nubtail, Starz and HuggleHugBug.

References[edit]

  1. Furry Amino on the Apple App Store. Retrieved November 28, 2016.
  2. Furry Amino on the Google Play Store. Retrieved November 28, 2016.
  3. Amino on the App Store. Retrieved February 8, 2017.
  4. The Rules by Erik Ortega on Furry Amino. Dated August 15, 2016. Retrieved February 17, 2017.
  5. Welcome to Furry Amino - blog post by Lepus Lied on Furry Amino. Dated June 15, 2016. Retrieved March 27, 2017.
  6. Curator Applications - blog post by Lepus Lied on Furry Amino. Dated June 13, 2016. Retrieved March 27, 2017.
  7. CURATOR SELECTION - blog post by Lepus Lied on Furry Amino. Dated June 21, 2016. Retrieved March 27, 2017.
  8. Thank you! - blog post by Erik Ortega on Furry Amino. Dated January 29, 2017. Retrieved February 26, 2017.
  9. About Fluffy - blog post by Erik Ortega on Furry Amino. Dated February 25, 2017. Retrieved February 26, 2017.
  10. 🎉100.000!🎉 - blog post by Erik Ortega on Furry Amino. Dated February 28, 2017. Retrieved March 4, 2017.
  11. 11.0 11.1 Curators needed! - Update - post by Erik Ortega on Furry Amino. Retrieved March 20, 2017.