It’s not an obsolete aspect of the app - you might not like it, but that doesn’t mean it’s obsolete. This is part of Monzo’s strategy for gaining more customers and therefore it’s probably more vital than you’re thinking.
There is a sneak peak that was included in the January journal email that went out today of some additional functionality going into this
We’re improving Golden Tickets
Golden tickets have been a huge part of the Monzo experience for customers keen to spread the word with their friends and family. We’ve been exploring how to unify all the ways to invite people to Monzo in one exciting place, making it easier to keep track of who you’ve invited and who has signed up. We’ll be sharing a very basic first version of this page for feedback really soon! We’ll also be revisiting the incentives we you offer in return for sharing a Golden Ticket. Got ideas on what this could be? Let us know on the forum.|