Getting Started

What is UseVerb

UseVerb is a service for friends, family, and coworkers to communicate and stay connected through the exchange of quick, frequent messages. People send Verbs, which may contain photos, videos, links, and text. These messages can be direct messages or messages to a group of people. You can send messages to the people that you follow. For more information please check one of the FAQ headers below

What do I need

All you need to use UseVerb is an internet connection or a mobile device! To download the the mobile app please click one of the links below.

iOS App or Android App

We are excited to have you!

Send a New Message

Direct messages are private messages sent from one UseVerb account to another. You can send a new message to anyone that follows you.

To Send a Direct Message:
  1. Click the new message icon at the top left of your screen (Next to the search bar).
  2. Search for the person you wish to message.
  3. Click on the person's name.
  4. Begin typing or click the keyboard icon.
  5. Type your message into the message box.
  6. You can include a photo, file attachment, video or a GIF in your message.
  7. Click the send arrow to send the message.

Edit a Message

  1. Click on the message you wish to edit.
  2. Select the Edit from the Message Menu
  3. Edit the message (You will have 2mins to edit this message).
  4. Click the send arrow to send the message.
  5. Done

Delete a Message

  1. Right click on the message you wish to delete
  2. Click on the message you wish to delete.
  3. Select the Delete from the Message Menu
  4. The Message is now deleted(the message will be temporary replaced by a 'MESSAGE DELETED' message bubble).

Markdown Support

UseVerb does support markdown.

Please Click the Link Below to Learn More About Markdown Functionality

Send a Multimedia Message

  1. Click the + icon inside the message box.
  2. Select the icon corresponding to the type of multimedia message you would like to send.
  3. From the drop down directory select your file
  4. After the file is uploaded click the send arror button in the message box
  5. Your multimedia message has now been sent

Adjust Notifications

  1. Click the settings icon located on the bottom right hand side of the screen.
  2. Click the alarm bell icon
  3. Click the Pause All button
  4. Select how long you would like to pause notifications for
  5. Click the Apply button
  6. Click cancel, to allow notifications

What Does Follow Mean

To connect with someone means they have a chance to follow you back.

In order to send someone a message, you need to be a mutual connection. A mutual connection is where you are following someone and they are following you.
You can still send someone a message without following, however this will be an unsolicited message. In this case the person receiving the message will have to approve it before you can message each other

How to Follow

  1. Click the Contacts icon
  2. Click the add new member icon on the top right hand side
  3. Enter a name, email or phone number.
  4. If the person is a member they will appear
  5. Click the Follow button

Who am I Following

  1. Click the Contacts icon
  2. Click the Following Button

Who Is Following Me

  1. Click the Contacts icon
  2. Click the Followers Button

What are Connections

Connections are where someone is following you and they are following you back.

Reply to Someone

  1. Click the chat or channel you are replying to
  2. Click the specific message you wish to reply to
  3. Click Reply to
  4. A new message window will appear
  5. Click the message box
  6. Type reply and send the message

View Replies

  1. Click the information icon located at the top right hand side of the channel
  2. Click replies
  3. A new window will open where you can view your replies

React to A Message

  1. Click the message to reply to
  2. Scroll through the available emojis
  3. Click the emoji of your choice
  4. The message will now have a reaction from you

How to Mention

  1. Click the message box
  2. Use the @ symbol and type the member's name into the space provided
  3. Type your message
  4. Click the send arrow to send your mention

Mention Everyone

  1. Click the message box
  2. Type @all
  3. Type your message
  4. Click the send arrow

Search Mentions

  1. Click on the information icon located at the top right hand side of the channel
  2. Click mentions
  3. Click the search bar
  4. Search for mentions
  5. Press enter when complete
  6. To exit click the back symbol, at the top left hand side of the screen

Privacy Information

Look Eyes, Shake Hands, Be Honest

This is what we believe and strive for in everything we do. To view our entire Privacy Policy click here

Data You Provide To Us

  • Registration (Name, email, password, phone number (optional) credit card and billing information)
  • Profile(Education, work experience, skills, photo and location) It is your choice whether to include sensitive information on your profile. Do not post data on your profile that you do not want to make publicly available
  • Posting and Uploading. We collect data when you post or upload it to our services. (Fill out a form, respond to a survey, submit CV)
  • Usage Data. We collect usage data when you visit our sites or app

Data From Others

  • If you opt to import your address book, we receive your contacts (including contact information form your service provider(s) or app automatically added to your address book when you communicate with addresses or numbers not already in your list)
  • If you sync your contacts or calendars with our services, we will collect your address book to keep growing your network
  • Cookies & Beacons. We use cookies and similar technologies to recognize you and your devices on, off and across different services and devices.You can control cookies through your browser settings and other tools

Report Members

  1. Click the Contacts Icon
  2. Click the connections button
  3. Search or select the member you would like to report
  4. Once you are on their profile, click the three dots button (To the right of Send Message Button)
  5. Click report member
  6. Enter the reason for reporting
  7. Click the Submit Button

We greatly appreciate reporting anti-social behaviour on our platform. Please remember we are a small team and will do our best to investigate the report.

UseVerb's Member Agreement?

To view our Member agreement please click here