Product update: here’s the latest

Periodically we like to let the Couchsurfing community know what we’re working on and why. As you may k ... Read More

An all new Couchsurfing is coming next week

Big changes are coming to Couchsurfing. Next week we’ll be unveiling an entirely new website and updated iOS and Android apps – we have rebuilt our entire technical infrastructure from … Read More

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Inside the Rebuild – Couchsurfing engineers and beta testers at work

We’ve written before about why Couchsurfing’s technology needs an update – and about the members who continue to test and provide feedback on our new site. Let’s take a behind-the-scenes … Read More

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Rebuilding our technical infrastructure

The Couchsurfing website is a powerful tool that members use to make incredible connections each day. But its infrastructure is old. Really old – Couchsurfing’s codebase dates back a decade (approximately an eternity, in website time).

We’ve been rebuilding the site’s infrastructure (which also powers our mobile applications) behind the scenes for the past several months. Read More

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Couchsurfing in Austin: In the Wild with Jen Billock

Staff in the Wild is a Couchsurfing program that seeks to connect the staff at HQ with the community at large. We’re hosting travelers, organizing events, and will be out … Read More

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Beta testing is underway!

Feedback from the Couchsurfing community is always a critical part of our process as we make changes (and hopefully improvements) to the website and mobile apps. Every time we work … Read More

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