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The List app allows you to easily create and share lists

B.J. Novak is an actor, comedian, author, screen writer but most importantly he is the inventor of list app. List app, which has reduced or cancelled out the need to tweet.

This List App doesn’t really work like it is named. The name gives the image of the app as that of a to-do list app, but it actually is more of a social network sort of list. The below mentioned FAQ page of the List app will help you understand the app more clearly and explain you why you should be using the List App:

‘First and foremost, we just love lists. They’re the best. We saw a unique opportunity to create a social network built around the simplicity and power of lists. Human beings are innately inclined towards structuring information; it’s one of our primary means of understanding. Lists are simple, powerful; the gold standard of sorting and sharing information for thousands of years.’


To start with the List App you will have to create an account with your email address. After you are done with this, the app proposes you to look up for your friends from various social networking websites like, Facebook, Twitter and even suggest people from your contacts in order for you to follow.

The list app has a wide range of suggestions for you. You will look for lists from the preferences of Mindy Kaling and Jim Gaffigan to Nerdist and Vanity Fair.

The main or home page of The List App is like a newsfeed of Facebook as it comprises of lists of all the people you follow. You are allowed to comment on, favorite, save and relist lists in the feed of your List App.

After you are done creating list, you’ll see that there is much more capacity of free space given to you in order to work with in unlike, Twitter, which is max 140-character. List can contain items ranging to 99 from which each item is allowed to have a 350-character header. Moreover, each header can further have a 500-word description. This proves that lists can be really lengthy. List App also enables you to add photos and locations to your lists. Plus, you can even create your desired numbered or bulleted lists, according to your needs.

The default setting keeps your lists and activities, on The List App, on public. However, you can later alter the settings and privacy options allowing only your followers to view your activity.

Only iPhone is lucky or compatible enough, at the moment, in order to run the List App. However, according to the FAQ page of the List App it is likely to broaden its horizons and expand to other platforms.

Last but not the least, The List App is fully compatible with Wuphf.


Source: CNET