Twitter Chat with SHEROES

We had a wonderful live Twitter chat with SHEROES, a woman's gateway to the finest opportunities, resources and conversations. They wanted to know the scoop on the Truecaller app, so we sat down with them to exchange some tweets.

We had a wonderful live Twitter chat with SHEROES, a woman's gateway to the finest opportunities, resources and conversations. They wanted to know the scoop on the Truecaller app, so we sat down with them to exchange some tweets.

In case you missed our #WAPPS chat on Twitter today!
S: Introduce the app
Truecaller: Truecaller is the world’s largest verified mobile phone community & helps identify unknown numbers & block spam calls! We are available for free on Android, iPhone, BlackBerry, Windows Phone, Symbian s60 & Series 40. #WAPPS

S: That's great! How does the app identify an unknown caller?
Truecaller: Truecaller is made up of over 1 billion numbers, including pre-paid and mobiles, and we are growing rapidly every day We always update our service to keep accurate- so our users get the most useful information about a number calling them How we identify a call is simple. An unknown number calls, Truecaller will dig into our system to try & match number with name #WAPPS.

S: Share the story behind the development of the app
Truecaller: It’s a very relatable story, actually! Two students were annoyed by not knowing who was calling them! So they developed an idea to a problem. Those students turned into our co-founders- their idea turned into a solution: which is what you see today. #WAPPS

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Truecaller: And that goal is to help spread the knowledge of who is calling each other & stop spam calls. #WAPPS

S: A mission helping everyone. So, does everyone using the app have access to the top spammers list?
T: The ‘Top Spammers List’ is a User contributed reported list of localized spam calls, & is available for most devices The Top Spammers List will show our users how many times that number has been marked as spam…it’s really useful! #WAPPS

S: We are sure it one of the most handy features.What else does the free version have?
Truecaller: Free to download, & all popular features- number lookup, name search, Caller ID, Call blocker, and People You May Know.For those who do not have mobile phones, we offer free number lookup at http://www.truecaller.com

S: How cool and easy to use is that! Does the app block texts as well or just calls?
Truecaller: Truecaller can block SMS messages on Android. Other platforms cannot due to platform limitations.

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For more information about SHEROES and Truecaller's chat, please visit their blog post.