HQ Trivia Live Game App Shuts Down (Report)
After a two and a half years, HQ Trivia — the live game-show app that gave away cash prizes to winners — is shutting down. HQ Trivia’s shutdown was first reported by CNN. The comp…After a two and a half years, HQ Trivia — the live game-show app that gave away cash prizes to winners — is shutting down. HQ Trivia’s shutdown was first reported by CNN. The company is laying off its 25 full-time staffers, according to the report. Reps for the company did not immediately respond to [...] 9 mins ago FabFitFun Lays Off 100 Staffers, Membership Subscription Company Shuts Down Live TV Production Team (EXCLUSIVE) UPDATED: FabFitFun has laid off around 100 employees, or 18% of the subscription-membership merchandise and media company’s headcount, Variety has learned. As part of the cutbacks, coming after a period of a massive ramp-up in hiring by venture-backed FabFitFun, the company has eliminated the live TV production team that produced the “FabFitFun Live” show on [...] 2 hours ago The Oscars of Podcasting? First 'Golden Mics' Awards to Debut in 2021 The burgeoning podcast biz is looking for its own version of the Oscars, Emmys and Grammys. On Friday, a group of podcast publishers and producers including Spotify, NPR, PRX, Sony Music Entertainment and Wondery announced the formation of the Podcast Academy, a membership-based organization dedicated to promoting the medium. As part of its charter, the [...] 5 hours ago Mike Bloomberg's Odd Meme Blitz Spurs Instagram to Require Influencers to Disclose Paid Political Content A new paid meme campaign on Instagram by billionaire Mike Bloomberg, who’s running a guerrilla bid for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, has prompted Facebook to clarify that influencers on the platform must disclose such arrangements. This week, Bloomberg’s presidential campaign launched a broad campaign across at least 19 top Instagram accounts with a collective [...] 6 hours ago Roku Takes Credit for Being 'Important' Part of Disney Plus's Booming Q4 Signups Roku, in announcing strong 2019 holiday-quarter results, gave a bit of a flex in claiming it was a key part of Disney Plus reeling in 26.5 million customers in Q4. CEO Anthony Wood, on the company’s earnings call Thursday, gave props to Disney for blowing past Wall Street expectations with the new streaming service in [...] 8 hours ago Job Sharing Technology Helps to Put Moms Back in the TV Workforce In order to combat the drop-out rate of women in the television industry, a new initiative has been launched Friday by Share My Telly Job (SMTJ) and The Talent Manager. Within the TV production sector, there is a growing recognition among recruiters that job sharing could help curb the negative effects of parental leave as [...] 9 hours ago Disney Hires BBC Studios Alum to Lead TV Content for Europe and Africa Former BBC scripted content portfolio director Liam Keelan has joined the Mouse House. The London-based exec will take on the newly created regional role of VP of original productions for television, where he is to oversee content for both channels and fledgling streaming service Disney+ in Europe and Africa. Leading a team of development and [...] 12 hours ago Read more: Variety
sevanmitchell I didn’t know I needed PayPal to cash out. Now I lose my hard earnings. :( Tonight’s final HQ (After Dark) not for the children hosted by mattwasfunny AnnaRoisman is the first part with an audio issue with the broadcast is the synced broadcast till the end ! HQTrivia I stopped playing when I got to the last question and the game wouldn't allow me to answer. 🤷🏾♂️
Hope I can get my $$$ I'll miss sharoncarpenter she was hotter than the a death valley afternoon. Well if any HQ orphans need a new home Quizando is here to over shelter and comfort - we ❤️ you I want a refund on my two extra lives that I earned 😓 I’m so sad to hear this - going to miss mattwasfunny tremendously! We had some good times! Ahh, Ahh. Ah, Ah question 5, question 5 - good times!
Played for just over a year, never even won over $10 in that whole time
VW to shut coal-fired power stations at main factory to cut CO2Volkswagen is shutting down two coal-fired power stations at its main plant in W... when? CO2 does not cause global warming. Coal ash can be dangerous if mishandled. Germany has opened new ones.
I quit HQ Trivia as soon as I found out it was funded by Peter Thiel. RIP I’m so sorry. Nooooooooooooooooo MahoneyTerrence This pains me to hear, but life will go on All downhill after ScottRogowsky left This has become a part of my day and I’ll miss you guys There's $8.02 I'll never see... Don't care about the $$, I'll miss Anna and Matt.😡
If I let you keep my $1.58, will you come back HQ And for the record, based on the number of days I played, I won about .00158 cents per hour.
Essential Tried to Upend Smartphones. Now It Is Shutting Down.Essential Products, the smartphone company from the father of Google’s Android mobile software, is shutting down after less than five years in business and raising $330 million in funding. Not so essential Realistically, is there an option for a third phone maker aside from Apple and Google?
Been trying to cash out, won't let me. I want my $3.63, dangit! it won't let me. Get my money. I tap on it and nothing happens. Well this is sad. RIPhqtrivia hqtrivia Will miss you AnnaRoisman & mattwasfunny 💔 Won't let me cash out. So frustrating. I’m so sad. I missed out on $11.82. Loved Matt and Anna. I’m not surprised though once of players declined but still disappointed. Great game.
Finally made it to $8.11 This was an everyday event in our household. Best of luck to all the hosts! This is sad, this was such a fun game! birdsnestsoup Where’s my $5.89? Rip my $0.70
Mobile World Congress canceled amid coronavirus fearsThe coronavirus has led to the cancellation of one of the most-attended yearly global tech conferences, the Mobile World Congress. And what if it lingers till June, what will happen to the Olympics 😏
I had over $12 that I can't get now!!! WTF? They can't just close down and not let us cash out first! Why!!!! Do we not get an explanation after being loyal fans? Why I love this game justjason1 Cash out dude birdsnestsoup Welp, there goes my 35 cents I’m so sad! Dang. I need my 2.90. I want to cash out my money tho.
After damning report, a voting app says it’s secure—but experts have questionsAfter a particularly damning report, this voting app claims it's secure, but experts have questions
Never got to cash my $3.14. Kind of want pie now How do we get our money Awwww....😥 It didn’t let me cash out my 3.67. I worked hard for that. What about The Children?!?!😭😢😭😢 WTF?!!! I never cashed out I'm so sad 😭 no more AnnaRoisman or mattwasfunny ?!? What am I going to do!? I LIVE for question 5😭😭😭
Are yoy serious omg i loved this game and mattwasfunny , AnnaRoisman Sorry to hear this for you, mattwasfunny , Lauren_Gambino and sharoncarpenter. At least we still have Instagram Brecifer22
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Just cashed out my 60 cents 💔 It was inevitable. My condolences DougBenson Thanks for the heads up. Just cashed it my $13.25 I'd built up. Major bummer though. So sorry, mattwasfunny.
The DNC was reportedly 'intimately involved' with the creation of the infamous app that botched the Iowa caucusesNational Democratic party officials had requested access to the app before the caucuses, according to a report by Yahoo News. At the very least, Tom Perez is incompetent. DNCapp ResignTomPerez Hahahahahahahahajajahahahahajahahahahahahahahahahhaahhahaah no surprise here