Dating drug dealers
With Evernote, you can make an auto-reply bot so if an Airbnb guest texts "what's the wi-fi" it can respond without you typing out the password.There's an option to route and reply text messages to Slack — the new way Burner is handling much of its customer service requests.The first lesson they learned, though, was that people wanted a Burner phone number more than just once.
Instead of giving out a personal cell phone number that can be reversed traced back to the individual, more men and women are signing up to give themselves a layer of privacy.
The team initially underestimated how many different ways people would use a Burner number.
Many use it for quick tasks like selling a couch on Craigslist so they don't have to give out their personal number.
Instead of posting a personal number to Twitter to show you could talk, the app had a burner feature where a fake number could be created and disappear right after the person used it.
The "talk when you're available" app idea floundered, but Cohn's friends latched onto the idea of being able to easily create a way to discard a phone number.