Javier 🐝 CR in beBee in English, Social Media Marketing, Social Media Co-Founder & CEO • beBee Jul 26, 2016 · 2 min read · 15.9K

What is beBee ? Why is beBee disrupting the current model of social media ?


Users of the service are referred to as bees and affinity groups are hives. Content providers are producing honey and then sharing the buzz with those who have the same interests. It's a simple concept, it works and is providing fantastic engagement through relevance.

What is beBee ? Why is beBee disrupting the current model of social media ?


beBee is an affinity-based social network. This means that, on it, you only see content and information that is relevant to you and that you have interest in. If, in example, you’re only interested in science and fashion, that is what you’ll see. This is also going to help you connect with people that share your interests. 

On beBee we only work to reach relevance and affinity so that you only see what interests you. We want to solve one of the greatest problems with social networks today: noise. We want to avoid the so called ‘infoxication’ . The information you get on Twitter, Facebook or LinkedIn comes from the connections you have and people you decided to follow. This means that you see their content, no matter what it’s about. On beBee you get what you want by joining hives. Content comes first. We will be adding great features to tailor your feed.

Business gets personal

Since the birth of social media, users have tended to keep their business profiles and interactions separate from their personal ones. However, that division is more erroneous than helpful since, as people pour themselves into their careers, the personal and business often spill over into one another, and make for important connections. New social networks like beBee are tapping into this, offering users a way to connect on many levels — by their work activities as well as by their personal interests.

Specialized social networks will grow

Despite fierce competition, social networks will continue to bubble up, but now armed with new social and technology angles.

The search for innovative ways to connect users continues at a fierce pace. Affinity networking, the amazing growth of platforms like beBee, is focused on merging business and social networking, allowing users worldwide who share the same professional or personal interests to connect through affinity groups ( Hives on beBee ) . 

This sharing of common personal and professional experiences (i.e. "engineers who are into running") is what beBee calls "affinity marketing," allowing relationships to be developed rather than just adding layers of connections. 

Business relationships, rather than just contacts

The platform concentrates on matching professionals who have mutual interests and skill sets to help build business relationships, rather than just contacts. BeBee is about professional networking through personal interests and hobbies.
Our interests and passions are generating much more professional engagement and better business opportunities on the platform. 

On beBee the user comes first

beBee - as a team - and beBee founders - as beekeepers , will take care of our bees. On beBee , the user comes first. beBee is the only social network being built from improvements suggested by our userbase. Nobody will have any privileges, regardless of the role they have, be it ambassadors or any other one. 

How did the idea of creating beBee come up?

My partner Juan and I were having lunch and realized what one of the greatest problems that social networks have is that they’re not offering users content that they are truly interested in. On Facebook you have your friends and family. On LinkedIn you have sales and professional contacts. So, as crazy as it may sound, there was not a network on which you could find only the content that is relevant to you and where your connections were based on affinity. We made a report and took some of the good features of other networks. Then we thought about the brand, which is great. People are bees that buzz and share honey (stories) in the hives they join and build.

What is beBee ? Why is beBee disrupting the current model of social media ?

What is beBee ? Why is beBee disrupting the current model of social media ?

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What is beBee?

beBee is the next big thing in professional social networking. Our mission is to create a professional world that is more open and connected. beBee is disrupting professional social networking by establishing connections through passions and common interests that create more professional engagement and deeper and more successful business relationships.

Javier 🐝 CR Aug 26, 2017 · #113

The best way to build deeper business relationships is helping others. I know your probably thinking it’s easier to take care of yourself then worry about others. Simply help people, be human, engage one another and be real. We -as humans- are designed to want to communicate with one another need proof just take a look around watch a couple use sign language, laugh, have fun. The integration of your personal and business life can lead to new opportunities. We all can agree that business is about relationships.

This is what beBee is all about.

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Arleen Boyd May 2, 2017 · #112

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Javier 🐝 CR Apr 19, 2017 · #111

Benefits of becoming a beBee blogger

- Instant reach through hives.
- Instant SEO (Search Engine Optimization) for your content.
- 100% Organic Reach.
- Anybody can be a blogger.
- Anybody is already an "influencer".
- Reach your followers through email.

Mohammed Sultan Feb 14, 2017 · #110

beBee is a disrupted model because its founded on a practical strategy founded on more than one-track mind and self- monitoring of their users aspirations.The platform created a high degree of change in the users day-to-day existence on social media networks and disrupted their established habits of clicking because they offer a free service that's not a commodity- like.

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Gerald Hecht Nov 21, 2016 · #109

#108 @Don Kerr me too!

don kerr Nov 10, 2016 · #108


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Gerald Hecht Nov 10, 2016 · #107

#106 @Michele Williams yeah...well in high school we all had to learn https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Malthusian_growth_model ...and since it's probably pretty much the "facts of life"...I believe that you and @Irene Hackett are correct...the alternative is an all out Apocalyptic War until the end

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Michele Williams Nov 10, 2016 · #106

Well put, @Irene Hackett. There is so much benefit to a "more open and connect world."

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