Building Happiness

A collection of stories, stumbles, and successes from building an app that attempts to actually make you a happier person.

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Apple Watch Journal

Explore your happy memories with the new Happyfeed Apple Watch app. Shuffle through your Happiness Jar or tag the current day before reflecting more in-depth.

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Product Updates: October 2021

Focusing on the fundamentals by improving the photo experience in Happyfeed and ensuring the app looks great on any device.

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Product Updates: September 2021

An overview of updates made to our apps over the past month, including new layouts options and a mood picker

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Spread Happiness with Share Links

Create a secret URL for your memories on Happyfeed to make them easier to share with friends and other social platforms like Facebook or Twitter.

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What is Toxic Positivity?

Learn how our never-ending search for happiness and a "good vibes only" culture can be harmful, and explore ways to seek out healthy positivity.

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Send Your Stress Packing with These 6 Simple Tips

Cultivating positivity can be difficult, especially in times of stress, but there are simple things you can do to put yourself in a more positive mindset.

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Monthly Joy Recaps

Introducing a way to create a snapshot of your memories from past months in the Happyfeed app.

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Dark Mode Journaling

Introducing full support for iOS Dark Mode to make it easier to journal in the evening and reduce the strain on your eyes.

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Pods: Shared Gratitude

Reintroducing Pods as a new way to share your journaling progress and happy moments with friends

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Pods: Journaling Together

Small, private groups to share progress and help build your journaling habit.

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Spots & Location Updates

A new way to update and manage the locations of your memories in Happyfeed with unique Spots.

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Journal Exports

Finally, an option to download your journal and truly make it yours.

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Feeling Thankful

A new way to spread gratitude by sending thanks to your friends.

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Offline Mode

Reworking our app so you can use it anywhere, really.

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Happiness Jar

How we decided to shake things up a little with your past moments.

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Introducing Happyfeed 2.0

One of our biggest updates and redesigns since launching in 2013

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Breaking the Streak

Why we stopped counting days in a row and started focusing on the big picture.