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Q&A Site Formspring Shuts Down

Formspring, the anonymous question-and-answer site launched close to three-and-a-half years ago, is closing its doors, the company announced in a blog post on Friday. While massively popular in the startup’s early days, Formspring failed to continue growing its user base and engagement, despite hosting more than 30 million people on its platform. “While we’ve had great success in reaching a broad audience, it’s been challenging to sustain the resources needed to keep the lights on,” founder and CEO Ade Olonoh wrote. The news was first reported by TechCrunch.


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I think the NSA has a job to do and we need the NSA. But as (physicist) Robert Oppenheimer said, “When you see something that is technically sweet, you go ahead and do it and argue about what to do about it only after you’ve had your technical success. That is the way it was with the atomic bomb.”

— Phil Zimmerman, PGP inventor and Silent Circle co-founder, in an interview with Om Malik