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Building An App With 1,000,000+ Users For Fun That Helped Me Get Into Facebook

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Building An App With 1,000,000+ Users For Fun That Helped Me Get Into Facebook event
Event description

Back in 2017, Alex was able to get an interview with Facebook. Something that made his resume stand out was a humble little app named "Random Name Picker" with 100,000+ users.

Fast forward to 2023, and Random Name Picker now has over 1,000,000 users. In this in-depth case study, Alex will walk you through the entire story behind the app:

  • Coming up with the idea
  • Quickly writing the code and launching an initial prototype
  • Growing the app to 500 new installs per day and 1,000,000+ users overall
  • Experimenting with monetization through IAP (in-app purchases) and ads

The playbook Alex solidified from this app is something he has run again and again to great success, building 5+ apps with 100,000+ users each and getting interviews from Uber, Block, Instacart, Google, and more.

If you want to hear an in-depth ~30 minute breakdown of Alex's entire journey getting the Facebook offer, watch our video here: How Alex Got Into Meta With 0 Prior LeetCode Experience

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Event speaker
Alex Chiou speaker
Alex ChiouTech Lead @ Robinhood, Meta, Course Hero