What is Slant

Slant is a product recommendation community with the goal of making it effortless to find the best product, app or game for you. No more spending hours doing product research with tabs full of forums and reviews.

Slant is a complete re-work of how product search and research works. We have three core philosophies:

  • Powered by people helping each other be informed, not marketers trying to sell stuff.
  • No market for lemons. Everyone should be empowered to make the best product choice without requiring expertise.
  • Information organized around the problem the you’re trying to solve (best laptops for design students under $1000), not individual products like on Amazon.

The community aspect to Slant is the most important. Questions on Slant are collaboratively answered by the recommendations of thousands of people coming together to share what they know. So instead of digging through reviews, you can quickly read one comprehensive summary.

This is also what makes contributing to the Slant community so rewarding. You can recommend products you’re passionate about while getting help from others on things where you’re not so knowledgeable.

It would take me minutes to help someone make an informed choice on their next Android phone, but I’m clueless when it comes to headphones. Think of the Slant community as a super efficient way of sharing knowledge about products so we all come out on top.

We’re going to keep improving and expanding Slant until it’s the only place you need to go to get your next blender, todo app or RPG game. We’re deadset on building a consumer run alternative to the App stores, Amazon and Steam that not only is easier to use but meritocratically rewards the best products.

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