updates

Details coming soon!

June '22

Minor Updates
Version 1.2.3

NEW FEATURE: Invite Link
• Tap "Invite", via the header left on the Discover Tab, to send a download link to a friend!

Miscellaneous
• Added Genre Tags and Locations Tags to the sign up process.
• Bug fixes

May '22

Feature + UI Updates
Version 1.2.1 - 1.2.2

April '22

Major Feature Updates
Version 1.2.0

NEW FEATURE: Genre Tags
• users can now showcase their top 3 genres on their profile! To add, and change, tap "Edit Profile" on your Profile.

NEW FEATURE: Location Tags 
• users can now add their location via hashtag to discover local Musicians, and connect with local Groupie users! Appears on your Profile next to your follower counts. To add, and change, tap "Edit Profile" on your Profile.


NEW FEATURE: Post Tags
• add up to 20 different hashtags when creating, or updating your album, song, or playlist post!
• Tags searchable via Discover Tab Search Bar.
    • Want to discover, and follow, users with similar music taste? Search a
Genre Tag
    • Want to discover local musicians and Groupie users? Search a
Location Tag!
    • Search
Post Tags to find other music posts created with the same tags.       
    • Filter added to search for specifically Groupies, Musicians, Albums, Songs, or Playlists.


NEW FEATURE: Reviews Section
• Search music in the Discover Tab Search Bar and tap an album, song, or playlist to see what other people are saying about the same piece of music!

NEW FEATURE: World Timeline
• View, and listen to, music being shared throughout the ENTIRE Groupie community!

March '22

UI Updates + Planning
Version 1.1.1 - 1.1.2

Android Only
• Users can now share songs to Groupie while listening on Spotify. Coming soon for IOS.

Miscellaneous
• Small design changes made throughout app.
• Users can now cancel searches via 'X' on Posts Tab and Edit Jam search bars.


Bugfixes
• Crash fixed in Posts Tab's search bar.

February '22

New Feature
UI Updates

Version 1.1.0 - 1.1.1

NEW FEATURE: All Timeline
• "All" Timeline added! See all types of posts (albums, songs, playlists) from the users you follow via one timeline.

Miscellaneous
• "Forgot Password" now always appears on Login screen.
• Sign Up Process and Login Screen visually updated.
• Resizing and spacing changes throughout.
• "New Updates" link added in User's Profile Settings.


Bugfixes
• Crash at end of Sign Up Process fixed. Accounts can now be created.
• Tagged User now appears correctly instead of User ID in comments pop-up.

January '22

UI Updates
Version 1.0.6 – 1.1.0

Timeline
• All posts' 'view more' pages redesigned.
• Minor resizing changes.


Comment Section
• Users can 'reply' to each other.
• Albums, Songs, and Playlists can be commented.
• Users can be tagged in comments.
• Added 'hearts' to like comments.
• Hold down finger on comment to delete.


New Notifications Added
• X liked your comment.
• X tagged you in a comment.


Profile
• 'Edit Profile' section redesigned.
• Changing 'Jam' no longer crashes.
• Link for Tutorial Videos added to the 'Settings'.


Bugfixes
• Notifications crash fixed.
• "username shared" removed from Song/Playlist Timelines.


Miscellaneous

• Groupies can be scrolled when searched on Discover Tab.
• Sentences autocapitalize in comments, messages, and posts' captions.
• Updated 'List Options' modal for consistency.
• Minor spacing changes on modals.

December '21

Minor Updates
Version 1.0.0 – 1.0.5

Notifications
• Posts now appear to the right of any post notifications
• Date and time added to each notification.
• Minor spacing changes.
• Deleting a Post now deletes associated notifications.


Miscellaneous
• 'Send Message' icon on timeline redesigned and replaced.
• Added additional access to more Android phones.


Bugfixes

• Music no longer duplicates when added to Custom Lists.
• Scroll bars moved over on Post Info pages.
   • scrolling now includes description and caption in comments section.
• 'Done' button at end of sign-up process caused crash. Issue resolved.

Beta Release

November 30, 2021
Beta Version 1.67.3

Groupie releases to the public for IOS and Android.

Initial Launch Features:

Timelines Tab -- Album, Songs, & Playlists
   • Switch between Timelines -- discover exactly what music you want, when you want
   • Comment -- start public conversations on a groupie's post
   • Add to List -- add music to any of your Custom Lists, Listen Later, or one of you playlists
   • Message -- create private conversations and send music, or texts, directly to any groupie
      • Filter -- select Music, Message, or Both to see what you want in a private conversation


Discover Tab
   • New Music -- discover new music updated every Friday
   • Your Statistics -- view your listening habits for your top songs and artists
   • Search -- find and follow your groupies via the Discover Tab search bar


Post Tab
   • Review -- write up to a 250 character review for any song or album
   • Description – write up to a 250 character description for any playlist
   • Post
      • Top 3 songs from a favorite album or EP
      • A single
      • An entire playlist with a featured song


Collections Tab
   • View your saved albums, playlists, and the artists you follow
   • Listen Later -- save music for a listening session at a later time
   • Create Custom Lists -- keep track of your favorite music


Profile Tab
   • Highlight yourself -- write a bio, include a link, upload a profile photo
   • Groupie Name -- create a nickname to be displayed on Your Profile
   • Your Jam -- feature a song, album, or playlist
   • Your Record Wall -- showcase one of your Custom Lists. Click on any music to listen.


Miscellaneous
   • Reporting 
   • Blocking

Alpha Testing

6 months
10 - 15 alpha testers

Groupie reviewed and tested amongst limited number of users. Features finalized. Alpha bugs fixed. Initial feedback received.

Alpha Release

May 19, 2021
Alpha Version 1.0.0

Groupie Alpha released for testing.