168 sats \ 3 replies \ @moon 26 Jun

I loved the idea and am still excited about Fountain, but for now my experience has been a bit frustrating. The first day was great, stacked lots of sats. But after a few days, the earning function just stopped working. While I listen I can see the sat counter going up, but every minute or so it resets back to zero. I understand that for now the funds available for distribution might be low and would grow later, but it would be better to have a more reliable indication of how much you are earning. This 1... 2... 3... 0 loop is quite frustrating.

Hopefully these kinds of bugs can be fixed, I think this app has a huge potential.

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126 sats \ 1 replies \ @moon 27 Jun

Update: today I installed an update and now earning seems to be working pretty smoothly. Very exciting!

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🙌⚡️

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Thanks for the feedback and sorry to hear you're seeing these issues. We've been having quite a few problems with our systems scaling with the growth - and also a bunch of false positives on our bot detection systems...

Things should be much more stable now but it may take a few weeks for us to get all the kinks ironed out.

Thanks for your patience 🙏

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Been using fountain more and more. Smooth and great UI.

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Thank you! 🙏 There were a lot of small UX / performance updates in this version too - lots more to come on that front.

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162 sats \ 0 replies \ @kr 21 Jun

let’s go!

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Looks great, thanks!

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How does the referral system work?

Only the person referring gets extra sats, or also the person referred?

I didn't see that defined anywhere.

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Yes the person referring can earn more - https://fountain.fm/faqs/listener-earning

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Been stacking sats all day with this, pretty awesome. Who's funding the sats for earning while you listen?

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Advertisers fund it completely if you're listening to promoted content.

We take a cut of the promotions budget and use that to fund normal listening.

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BlockFi is a DeFi scam. (8.6% APY) HODLnaut is a DeFi scam. (9.41% APY)

Fountain is a well made app with a lot of great potential, unfortunately it has decided to fund itself by running ads for companies which make money by scamming the bitcoin community.

Buyer beware.

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After talking to the parties involved directly on this matter I want to update you all that they also shares my concerns with protecting the bitcoin community from potential fraudsters.

I can truly say I am really impressed with the team over at Fountain and I think they are just trying to navigate this crazy ecosystem as best they can with the rest of us.

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147 sats \ 4 replies \ @x 22 Jun

Great concept! But the battery drain is crazy. A few hours listening on my iPhone and the battery is empty.

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157 sats \ 1 replies \ @roir 23 Jun

Had the same issue but figured out it only happens with episodes that weren’t downloaded before playing it

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0 sats \ 0 replies \ @x 23 Jun

Okay, great. Thanks!

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We're aware of some performance issues when streaming episodes rather than playing from a download - we're working on getting a fix out ASAP.

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0 sats \ 0 replies \ @x 25 Jun

Thanks, love the app. Keep up the good work.

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84 sats \ 1 replies \ @koty 22 Jun

Sir, check your Telegram ;)

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Replied!

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I think this is best app

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If anyone has a referral code I am glad to use it. Mine is vitoshi-9ff05f671e

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Do you need to create an account to earn sats?

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Yes you do

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