helios. platform

According to the Digital 2020 report, nowadays nearly 60% of the world’s population is already online and the latest trends suggest that more than half of the total population is currently using social media, accounting for approximately 3.8 billion users. In this scenario, mobile apps are growing stronger and the main categories of use are related to chat, social networks, entertainment and video, shopping, music, and maps. The average user spends approximately 3.7 hours a day on their mobile phones, time of which 50% is spent in social and communication apps, while the other percentage of time is used for video and entertainment, gaming, and other types of apps.

Traditional social media apps have managed to get a large and solid base of users which in total reaches 9 billion users worldwide, and while there are still concerns about the privacy and ownership of data, users continue signing and agreeing to privacy policies that give these companies the power to use their data in any way they see fit.

To face the current challenges and provide users the alternative of safe and innovative social media and other types of apps, helios platform was born as an EU-funded project envisioning a successful decentralised platform for the development of social networks and apps setting giving users full control for privacy, ownership and sharing of their personal data and/or content generated, all of which are stripped away with the mainstream platforms.

helios. offers limitless possibilities

Do you want to create an app or additional components for more features?

open-source aging-resilient platform where developers can create their own social media apps in an easy and trustworthy way

real-life social experience online with intuitive features to be natively integrated into social networking services built on top of the platform

easy content production and delivery with modules and apps for orchestrating content production and delivery made by different types of users

developer-friendly architecture with a robust core and powerful add-on modules essential for creating novel Social Networks Services (SNS) easily, and APIs at developers’ disposal for the creation of new modules