A few hours ago, the folks at GIGAOM aired a post with an intriguing headline: FireChat sees 100K app downloads a day with a huge uptake overseas.
FireChat? 100K/day? How come an almost-unknown app is exploding that big?
As the realistic-pessimist I am, my first reaction is that someone is selling a pig in a poke. A new Flappy-like ephemeral success.
Fortunately, I always feel impelled to dig up these phenomena. Glad I did. This time there's something juicy underneath.
FireChat, iOS 7 and a d...