Hi! We’re Markus (@mbfuchs) and Daniel (@cachapa). We’re building a privacy focused photo sharing application to take back control of our personal privacy. You can read about our journey here.

Up your privacy with a catch-all email

There’s an old joke where two guys are hiking through woods when they come across an angry bear. The first guy drops his backpack, pulls out his running shoes, and quickly puts them on. The second guy says “What are you doing? You’ll never outrun a bear.” “I don’t need to outrun the bear”, the first guy says, “I just need to outrun you.” We can apply the same principle to online privacy and security....

May 26, 2022 · 4 min · Adam

Hero Animations in Flutter

Some time ago I posted a video on Twitter showing the image transitions in StoryArk and mentioned how they can be hard to get working right in Flutter. In this post I want to dig a bit deeper into the technicals. Something I'm weirdly proud of: @storyarkapp's thumbnail-to-gallery animations are smooth as butter. This was surprisingly difficult with #flutter because of the different image aspect ratios. Anyway, here's the transition at normal speed, followed by slooow mooootion!...

April 4, 2022 · 5 min · Daniel

Meet StoryArk 🚀

Hi Everyone, Markus and Daniel here - excited to announce the first release of our private photo sharing and backup application - StoryArk StoryArk is a simple secure way to share photos with your close family and friends all while maintaining complete privacy and control over who sees your pictures. Why StoryArk? It seemed like every other day we were reading news about social media and ad companies developing creative new ways to exploit our personal data....

January 30, 2022 · 2 min · Markus & Daniel