HQ Trivia shuts down after three years

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Mobile trivia app HQ Trivia is shutting down, based on a report from CNN.

The stay trivia app, developed by Vine creators Colin Kroll and Rus Yuzupov, was fairly popular when it launched in 2017, promising gamers actual cash for utilizing the app, and answering questions at a selected time twice a day. Users would cut up $250 amongst themselves, with earnings then delivered to their PayPal. The app reached a report excessive in customers at 2.38 million on March 28, 2018.

The game faced a problem with bots and, reportedly, reputation finally fizzled out. HQ continued to replace the app and search for attention-grabbing methods to maintain trivia heads desirous about taking part in, like HQ After Dark, an adult-oriented model of the game. The app was funded by partnerships with large firms like Warner Bros. and Nike, selling films for the previous and giving freely HQ-themed footwear for the latter. However, the corporate made layoffs in July 2019, after hitting monetary troubles.

Even if HQ Trivia is gone, we’ll bear in mind the weeks when pals would huddle collectively at three p.m. to attempt to play.